50 % more REACH dossiers checked for compliance in 2019

In 2019, ECHA increased the number of checks carried out on companies’ chemical safety data by 50 %. Important safety data has been requested to clarify long-term effects of chemicals on human health and the environment, including those affecting reproduction and causing genetic mutations.

Companies need to provide more data on nanoforms
ECHA has so far received a low number of registration dossiers for nanomaterials. By 1 January 2020, only 36 substances covering nanoforms have been registered according to the updated REACH requirements – 10 % of what the Agency expected.
Towards circular economy: test our database to track harmful chemicals in products

Companies can now start to test ECHA’s SCIP database of products containing Candidate List substances of very high concern. The final database will be launched later this year. Companies will need to submit information to it from January 2021 onwards.

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