Materiales avanzados

Materiales avanzados

Glyphosate: EFSA and ECHA update timelines for assessments
10/05/2022 - The consultations carried out by EFSA and ECHA on the draft assessments of glyphosate attracted an unprecedented number of comments, confirming the high level of interest in this...
New advice for using read-across
06/05/2022 - ECHA’s advice helps companies create robust and complete read-across adaptations for their substances, including those of unknown or variable composition, complex reaction products or...
New guide available on classifying and labelling titanium dioxide
20/09/2021 - ECHA/NR/21/23The guide helps companies and national authorities understand how mixtures containing titanium dioxide (TiO2) need to be classified and labelled following its...
Glyphosate: ECHA and EFSA launch consultations
23/09/2021 - ECHA/NR/21/24ECHA and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have started parallel consultations on the initial scientific evaluations of glyphosate. The consultations will run...
Highlights from September RAC and SEAC meetings
22/09/2021 - The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopted 19 opinions on harmonised classification and labelling, including the substances resorcinol, lithium salts and tetrabromobisphenol A...
New guideline reduces animal testing and protects from allergies caused by chemicals
13/10/2021 - ECHA/NR/21/25ECHA has published advice to registrants on how to reliably combine different sources of alternative data when assessing skin sensitisation of chemicals. This reduces...
Updated tools: New IUCLID service release
07/02/2022 - Helsinki, 7 February 2022 - A new service release of IUCLID 6 (version 6.8.0) includes improvements and fixes that are relevant to SCIP users such as: Alignment of the...
Exports of hazardous chemicals increase while imports continue to decrease
13/12/2021 - EU exporters have reported an 8 % increase in their exports of certain chemicals banned or restricted in the EU. This breaks the trend of the previous two years where exports of these...
New advice for determining dose levels in toxicity testing
18/01/2022 - ECHA/NR/22/02Companies need to choose the correct substance dose for their toxicity tests to conclude on the safety of their chemicals. This is clarified in the amended REACH...
KRAIBURG TPE Introduces Food Contact TPEs for Food Safety Material Requirements
26/11/2021 - KRAIBURG TPE extends its offering of food contact TPEs with a new THERMOLAST® K series to ensure...
Updated Candidate List package available
09/07/2021 - We have released a new package that is aligned with each inclusion of additional substances to the Candidate List. Eight new entries were added to the list on 8 July. When providing...
Highlights from June RAC and SEAC meetings
16/06/2021 - The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopted its opinion supporting Germany’s proposal to restrict PFHxA, its salts and related substances. A consultation on the draft opinion of the...
Glyphosate: EU regulators begin review of renewal assessments
15/06/2021 - ECHA/NR/2021/18 ECHA and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have received a draft assessment of glyphosate carried out by four EU Member States and will now begin to consider...
Chromium trioxide widely used in plating and surface treatment
08/06/2021 - ECHA/NR/21/17 ECHA has received over 1 000 notifications from industrial sites using chromium trioxide in chrome plating and surface treatment in the EU. This follows two European...
REACH and CLP have improved protection – but more needs to be done
01/06/2021 - ECHA/NR/21/16 Europe’s workers, consumers and the environment are better protected from harmful chemicals thanks to the EU’s chemicals laws, REACH and CLP. Despite progress,...
Companies must review registrations transferred from the UK
26/04/2021 - ECHA/NR/21/14 All transfers of registrations following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU have now been completed. More than 8 000 UK-based registrations have been successfully...
Nearly 300 chemicals identified as candidates for regulatory action
21/04/2021 - ECHA/NR/21/13 In 2020, ECHA assessed around 1 900 registered chemicals in groups. 290 of these may be candidates for further regulatory risk management at EU level if their hazards...
Highlights from March RAC and SEAC meetings
23/03/2021 - The Committees for Risk Assessment (RAC) and for Socio-Economic Analysis (SEAC) agreed that the restriction report on lead in outdoor shooting and fishing conforms to the requirements...
Evaluation activities sped up by assessing chemicals in groups
24/02/2021 - ECHA/NR/2021/10 In 2020, ECHA checked 1 900 chemicals to identify a need for further assessment. Registrations for 258 chemicals were also checked for compliance with the REACH...
REACH authorisation has positive health and environmental impacts
13/01/2021 - ECHA/NR/20/04 The EU-wide requirement for companies to obtain authorisation from the European Commission before using harmful chemicals has sped up substitution and reduced risks to...
Clean tap water for all EU citizens – ECHA’s work on new directive begins
12/01/2021 - ECHA/NR/21/03 The revised Drinking Water Directive comes into effect today. It aims to protect people, improve access to water and ensure uniform safety standards for industry....