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REACH
EU inspectors to check consumer products for hazardous substances
01/07/2020

The Enforcement Forum agreed that its major enforcement project planned for 2022 (REF-10) will focus on integrated checks of products that control several duties from different pieces of legislation – mostly related to articles, but also to mixtures. Most of the products are expected to be consumer products.

REACH
Candidate List update: Four new hazardous chemicals to be phased out
25/06/2020
The additions include three substances that are toxic to reproduction and one endocrine disruptor. The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now contains 209 substances that may have serious effects on people or the environment.
BPR
Biocides committee recommends approving three active substances
23/06/2020
ECHA’s Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) also concluded that esbiothrin should not be approved for use in insecticides and acaricides as it poses an unacceptable risk to human health.

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REACH

Applications for authorisation
Consultations: 30
  • Start date: 13/05/2020
  • Deadline: 08/07/2020
Calls for comments and evidence
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 06/05/2020
  • Deadline: 06/07/2020
Restrictions
Consultations on SEAC draft opinion: 2
  • Start date: 24/06/2020
  • Deadline: 24/08/2020
Consultations on SEAC draft opinion: 1
  • Start date: 01/07/2020
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
Restriction proposals: 1
  • Start date: 25/03/2020
  • Deadline: 25/09/2020
Testing proposals
Testing proposals: 42
  • Start date: 25/05/2020
  • Deadline: 09/07/2020
Testing proposals: 28
  • Start date: 17/06/2020
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020

CLP

Harmonised classification and labelling
CLH proposals: 1
  • Start date: 01/06/2020
  • Deadline: 31/07/2020
CLH proposals: 2
  • Start date: 22/06/2020
  • Deadline: 21/08/2020

BPR

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