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UK EH40/2005 Workplace exposure limits updated

23 Aug 2018

Europe Exposure Limits

On 21 August 2018, the UK Health and Safety Executive published the Third edition of EH40/2005 Workplace exposure limits. 14 substances were added to the list, whilst limits for 17 substances were upd…

Canada DSL and NDSL updated

22 Aug 2018

North America Canada

The following substances have been added to Canada’s Domestic Substances List (DSL): No name 1,3-Dioxolan-2-one polymer with 1,4-butanediol and 1,6-hexanediol No name No name 2,5-Furandione, polymer w…

6 CLH proposals submitted

22 Aug 2018

Europe GHS

On 22 August 2018, the following substances had a Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposal submitted: Dimethomorph 2,4,6-triisopropyl-m-phenylene diisocyanate 1,3-bis(1-isocyanato-1-meth…

KEMI PRIO Database updated

22 Aug 2018

Europe

On 13 July 2018, the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) updated their PRIO Database. 6 Phase-out substances and 15 Priority risk reduction substances were added and 13 Phase-out substances and 4 Priority…

5 Authorisations granted for Trichloroethylene

21 Aug 2018

Europe REACH SVHC

On 10 August 2018, the European Commission granted 5 Authorisations for the following substance: Trichloroethylene The Authorisations are held by Blue Cube Germany Assets GmbH & Co. KG and concern…

CLH consultation launched on 4-vinylcyclohexene diepoxide

21 Aug 2018

Europe GHS

On 20 August 2018, ECHA started a 60 day public commenting period on the Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposals for the following substance: 4-vinylcyclohexene diepoxide

South Korea revises Toxic Chemical Substances List

16 Aug 2018

Asia South Korea

In August 2018, the South Korea Toxic Chemical Substances List was updated in accordance with a revision published in the official gazette, adding the following substance to the list: Sodium cacodylat…

Germany AwSV List of published WGK classifications updated

14 Aug 2018

Europe

On 10 August 2018, the German Ordinance on Facilities Handling Substances That Are Hazardous to Water (AwSV) List of published water hazard class (WGK) classifications was updated. 3 substances were n…

Plant protection products Regulation list of approved active substances updated

14 Aug 2018

Europe

The approval of the following active substance under the Plant protection products Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009 has been renewed as per Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1075 of 27 July 20…

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