Materiales avanzados

Materiales avanzados

Highlights from September BPC meeting
05/10/2022 - ECHA’s Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) backs the approval of sulphur dioxide generated from sulphur by combustion as an active substance used for disinfection of wine barrels. The...
Have your say: Nine proposals to identify new substances of very high concern
07/09/2022 - ECHA is looking for comments on nine proposals to identify new substances of very high concern. Give comments by 17 October 2022.Helsinki, 7 September 2022...
Dr Sharon McGuinness selected as ECHA's new Executive Director
22/06/2022 - ECHA/NR/22/14The Management Board of the European Chemicals Agency has selected Dr Sharon McGuinness as ECHA’s next Executive Director. Helsinki, 22...
Immediate risk management suggested for 300 harmful chemicals
17/06/2022 - ECHA/NR/22/13Assessing chemicals in groups has sped up authorities’ work, with assessments for 1 900 substances finalised in 2021. For around 300 of these, risk management actions...
New user role increases confidentiality for SCIP and poison centre notifiers
06/06/2022 - As of 6 June, you can assign a “Submission Portal Manager Restricted” role in your ECHA account both within your company and for external users. Those with this role can only see the...
Glyphosate: no change proposed to hazard classification
30/05/2022 - ECHA/NR/22/10ECHA's Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) agrees to keep glyphosate’s current classification as causing serious eye damage and being toxic to aquatic life. Based on...
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,...