Forum Work Programme 2019-2023: enforcement priorities
What are the priorities for enforcing chemicals legislation in for the next four years? The Forum will focus on, among other things, registration, risk management, internet sales and imports. It will work on enforcing duties that ensure safe use of chemicals by consumers and prepare for controls of notifications to poison centres. The five-year programme also covers duties related to the Biocidal Products, PIC and POPs regulations.
Indicators for enforcement 2018
The indicator report tracks the Forum's key activities over the last few years. It contains information on the inspector trainings held, participation in enforcement projects, number of enforcement issues addressed, tools that inspectors use and stakeholder satisfaction.
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Committees’ opinions on application for authorisation and on review report now available
The consolidated opinions of the Committees for Risk Assessment and Socio-economic Analysis for uses of the following substances are now available on our website:
- two uses of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (EC 204-211-0; CAS 117-81-7) by Plastic Planet srl; and
- one use of chromium trioxide (EC 215-607-8; CAS 1333-82-0) by HAPOC GmbH.
New substance evaluation conclusions published
Four new conclusion documents are available for:
Community rolling action plan | Substance evaluation
REACH restriction list has been updated
The European Commission has amended the list of restricted substances in Annex XVII to REACH with regard to:
- diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (EC 201-553-2; CAS 84-69-5);
- dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (EC 201-557-4; CAS 84-74-2);
- benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) (EC 201-622-7; CAS 85-68-7); and
- bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (EC 204-211-0; CAS 117-81-7).
Substance identity adaptation webform amended
The substance identity adaptation webform has been modified to remind co-registrants of their obligation to keep their dossiers up to date when submitting their joint submission plan and documentary evidence.
How to change your substance identifier | Webform
Report on national helpdesk activities in 2017 published
The report on the national helpdesk activities in 2017 provides a picture of the scale and scope of HelpNet operations. It also reflects the maturity of the helpdesk assistance provided to companies tackling compliance issues under the regulations managed by ECHA.
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