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Japan updates PACs list

25 Apr 2019

Asia Japan

On 1 April 2019, Japan designated 15 further substances as Priority Assessment Chemical Substances (PACs) under the Japan Chemical Substances Control Law (CSCL). This brought the number of PACs to 223…

CLH proposal submitted for Clofentezine

25 Apr 2019

Europe GHS

On 24 April 2019, the following substance had a Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposal submitted: Clofentezine This brought the number of submitted CLH intentions to 62.

2 substances notified to the RoI for CLH proposals

25 Apr 2019

Europe GHS

On 24 April 2018, the following substances were notified to the Registry of Intentions for Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposals: Spinosad Metiram This brought the number of current …

UNIFE Railway Industry Substance List updated

24 Apr 2019

Railway

On 9 April 2019, UNIFE (Union des Industries Ferroviaires Européennes) published Version 2019-04-09 of the Railway Industry Substance List.

Australia GHS classifications updated

24 Apr 2019

Oceania Australia GHS

On 23 April 2019, Safe Work Australia’s Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS) was updated. 1 substance (already classified) had its classification updated.

2 Restriction proposals submitted

24 Apr 2019

Europe REACH Restriction

On 17 April 2019, Restriction proposals were submitted for the following substances: Perfluorohexane-1-sulphonic acid, its salts and related substances Skin sensitising, irritative and/or corrosive su…

Substances added to Schedule I of the U.S. Controlled Substances Act

24 Apr 2019

North America USA

The following substances have been added to Schedule I of the U.S. Controlled Substances Act: Ethyl 2-(1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamido)-3,3-dimethylbutanoate Methyl 2-(1-(5-fluoropentyl)-…

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

24 Apr 2019

North America USA

On 15 April 2019, the EPA issued proposed SNURs for 11 substances, which are the subject of pre-manufacture notices (PMNs). If this proposed rule is made final, it will require persons who intend to m…

2 Authorisations granted for 2 substances

23 Apr 2019

Europe REACH SVHC

On 28-29 March 2019, the European Commission granted 2 Authorisations for the following substances: Chromium trioxide 1,2-dichloroethane The Authorisations are held by 2 companies and concern 2 Author…

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