Monthly Archives: December 2017

REACH 2018: Far Fewer Registrations Than Expected

Almost six months before the registration deadline for substances in quantity bands greater than one ton in May 2018, the number of registration dossiers submitted to the ECHA continues to rise. But only about 12,500 registrations have been submitted so … Continue reading

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California Places Perfluorinated Compounds on the Prop 65 List

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) considers perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) as developmental toxins and has placed both compounds on the Prop 65 list. The Office based its decision on a finding of the … Continue reading

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ECHA: Many SVHC Not Covered by Legal Regulation

The ECHA has found seven substances on the Substitute It Now (SIN) List by ChemSec that are neither covered by legal regulations nor inspected by government agencies, even though they might be hazardous to health and the environment. The substances … Continue reading

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