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Carcinogens or mutagens at work Directive Annex III amended

14 Feb 2019

Europe Exposure Limits

Annex III of the Carcinogens or mutagens at work Directive 2004/37/EC has been amended as per Directive (EU) 2019/130 of 16 January 2019. The following substances have been assigned new limit values: …

RoHS Directive Annex III amended

14 Feb 2019

Europe Electronics

Annex III to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) has been amended as per Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/169, Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/170, C…

UNIFE Railway Industry Substance List updated

14 Feb 2019

Railway

On 8 February 2019, UNIFE (Union des Industries Ferroviaires Européennes) published Version 2019-02-08 of the Railway Industry Substance List.

8 application for Authorisation consultations launched

13 Feb 2019

Europe REACH

On 13 February 2019, ECHA launched an 8 week public consultation for 8 applications for Authorisation for the following substance: Chromium trioxide - Functional chrome plating with decorative charact…

Germany AwSV List of published WGK classifications updated

13 Feb 2019

Europe

On 12 February 2019, the German Ordinance on Facilities Handling Substances That Are Hazardous to Water (AwSV) List of published water hazard class (WGK) classifications was updated. The following sub…

Plant protection products Regulation list of approved active substances updated

13 Feb 2019

Europe

The approval of the following active substances under the Plant protection products Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009 has been renewed as per Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/168 of 31 January…

RAC opinions issued for 4 CLH proposals

13 Feb 2019

Europe GHS

On 13 February 2019, the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) issued opinions on the proposals for Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) of the following substances: 2,4-dinitrophenol 2-ethylhe…

CLH proposal submitted for Daminozide

13 Feb 2019

Europe GHS

On 11 February 2019, the following substance had a Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposal submitted: Daminozide This brought the number of submitted CLH intentions to 63.

Silicic acid, aluminium magnesium sodium salt under evaluation as a new active substance under the BPR

07 Feb 2019

Europe Biocides

The following active substance is under evaluation as a new active substance under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR): Silicic acid, aluminium magnesium sodium salt Product type 18 (insecticides, …

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