ECHA Weekly - 30 March 2016





ECHA Weekly

Registrants should get ready to comment on 2015 substance evaluation draft decisions

ECHA will soon send requests for further information on 32 substances to registrants for comments. These substances were evaluated by the Member States in 2015. If you are a registrant of the substances, you will have 30 days to consider and submit your comments.

News alert


New proposals for harmonised classification and labelling

Two CLH proposals have been submitted:

  • azamethiphos (ISO); S-[(6-chloro-2-oxooxazolo[4,5-b]pyridin-3(2H)-yl)methyl] O,O-dimethyl thiophosphate (EC 252-626-0; CAS 35575-96-3)
  • phenyl bis(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)-phosphine oxide (EC 423-340-5; CAS 138261-41-3)

One new CLH intention has also been submitted:

  • 2-phenylhexanenitrile (EC 423-460-8; CAS 3508-98-3)

Submitted CLH proposals | CLH intentions

Downstream users

Tips for users of chemicals in the workplace

A short guide has been published for users of chemicals in the workplace on how to get the most from the classification and labelling information received. The publication was developed jointly by ECHA and a working group of HelpNet members.


Infographic: improving communications in supply chains

Better communication in the supply chain results in the safer use of chemicals. Have a look at this interactive PDF where you can easily access templates and tools related to use maps and extended safety data sheets. This is relevant for both registrants and downstream users of chemicals.

Infographic | Usemap web pages

Calls for information

New round of comments on a carcinogenicity study of episilon-metofluthrin

ECHA is launching an additional public consultation on the harmonised classification and labelling for carcinogenicity of epsilon-metofluthrin (CAS 240494-71-7). Comments on a recently submitted study are welcome by 13 April 2016.

News item

Comment a testing proposal

The deadline to comment the testing proposal for N,N''-propane-1,3-diylbis[N'-octadecylurea (EC 252-667-4; CAS 35674-65-8) is 13 May 2016.

Consultation | All ECHA's open consultations

Calls for tenders

Media monitoring

ECHA has launched a call for tenders on media and social media monitoring and analysis services. The deadline for submitting tenders is 10 May 2016.

Call for tender | All procurement calls

REACH 2018

791 days until the REACH 2018 deadline


Biocidal Products Committee
13-14 April 2016


ECHA is looking for scientific officers and seconded national experts


Topical Scientific Workshop - New Approach Methodologies in Regulatory Science
19-20 April 2016

Stakeholders' Day
24-25 May 2016

REACH 2018 webinar: Assess hazard and risk
20 July 2016

Biocides Stakeholders' Day
1 September 2016


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