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REACH
50 % more REACH dossiers checked for compliance in 2019
26/02/2020

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.

REACH
Companies need to provide more data on nanoforms
24/02/2020
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
17/02/2020

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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