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Entry 73 added to REACH Annex XVII

17 Jun 2019

Europe REACH Restriction

On 11 June 2019, Entry 73 was added to REACH Annex XVII as per Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/957, restricting the placing on the market of (3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-Tridecafluorooctyl)silanetriol a…

Withdrawal of support for 3 active substances from the BPR Review Programme

12 Jun 2019

Europe Biocides

The following active substance/product-type combinations are no longer considered to be supported in the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) Review Programme: Metam-sodium Product type 9 (fibre, leathe…

IOFI updates Global Reference List

12 Jun 2019

Cosmetics

On 22 May 2019, the International Organization of the Flavor Industry (IOFI) updated the Global Reference List (GRL). The following substances were added: Diphenyl Farnesene (alpha and beta) 2-Phenylp…

U.S. EPA issues proposed Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)

11 Jun 2019

North America USA

On 31 May 2019, the EPA issued proposed SNURs for 8 substances, which are the subject of pre-manufacture notices (PMNs). If this proposed rule is made final, it will require persons who intend to manu…

PACT updated with 1 finalised RMOA

11 Jun 2019

Europe Risk Management

On 7 June 2019, ECHA’s Public Activities Coordination Tool (PACT) was updated with the following finalised RMOA: Diisohexyl phthalate This update brought the number of PACT RMOA and hazard assessment …

CLH proposal submitted for Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

11 Jun 2019

Europe GHS

On 10 June 2019, the following substance had a Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposal submitted: Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (fibres fulfilling the WHO definition: diameter < 3 µm…

2 substances notified to the RoI for CLH proposals

11 Jun 2019

Europe GHS

On 10 June 2019, the following substances were notified to the Registry of Intentions for Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposals: Dibutyltin maleate Dibutyltin oxide This brought the …

Switzerland ORRChem amended

05 Jun 2019

Europe

On 1 June 2019, Switzerland’s Chemical Risk Reduction Ordinance (ORRChem) was updated. The following substance was added to Annex 1.1: Decabromodiphenyl ether The following substances were added to An…

California SCPR Candidate Chemicals List updated

04 Jun 2019

North America USA California

On 4 June 2019, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced that its Candidate Chemicals List has been updated. The following chemicals are now Candidate Chemicals for consi…

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