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Entry 67 added to Turkey KKDIK Annex XVII

04 Dec 2019

Europe Turkey Restriction

On 29 November 2019, Entry 67 was added to Turkey KKDIK Annex XVII as per Offical Gazette 30963, restricting the placing on the market of the following cyanide compounds: Hydrogen cyanide Salts of hyd…

Toy Safety Directive Annex II amended

03 Dec 2019

Europe Toys

The following substance has been amended in part 3 of Annex II to the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC (TSD) as per Commission Directive (EU) 2019/1922 of 18 November 2019: Aluminium The following subs…

4 substances under evaluation for IARC Monographs

03 Dec 2019

IARC

The following substances are now under evaluation for classification under the IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) Monographs: Glycidyl methacrylate 1-Bromo-3-chloropropane 1-Butyl glyc…

Canada has imposed new Ministerial Conditions

03 Dec 2019

North America Canada

Ministerial Conditions have been imposed on the following substance under CEPA 1999: Amines, C36-alkylenedi-

Philippines publishes revised CCO for Mercury and Mercury compounds

27 Nov 2019

Asia

On 20 November 2019, the Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources Environmental Management Bureau published DAO 2019-20, a revised Chemical Control Order (CCO) for the following su…

RoHS Directive Annex III amended

26 Nov 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) 2019/1845 and Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/18…

Germany AwSV List of published WGK classifications updated

26 Nov 2019

Europe

On 22 November 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…

Cosmetic Products Regulation Annexes V and VI amended

26 Nov 2019

Europe Cosmetics

The following substance has been added to Annex V of the Cosmetic Products Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 (CPR) as per Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1858 of 6 November 2019: 4-(3-ethoxy-4-hydroxyphen…

7 REACH Testing proposal consultations launched

26 Nov 2019

Europe GHS REACH

On 25 November 2019, ECHA started a 45 day public commenting period on 7 testing proposals for the following substances: 2,2'-(octylimino)bisethanol 2,4,7,9-Tetramethyldec-5-yne-4,7-diol, ethoxylated …

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