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Industry Associations Criticize Planned Amendments to Annexes VI–XI of REACH

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) and Concawe, the consortium of leading European oil companies, have criticized the plans of the EU Commission to modify Annexes VI–XI of REACH. The Annexes cover the data requirements for chemicals. The changes to the … Continue reading

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ECHA Issues Its First Annual Report: “Mapping the chemical universe to address substances of concern – Integrated Regulatory Strategy”

In April 2019, the ECHA published its first annual report Integrated Regulatory Strategy. The report serves the ECHA and the responsible agencies in the member states as a starting point, given that the ECHA wants to develop an overview of all registered chemicals by … Continue reading

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South Korea: Substance Preregistration from January 1 – June 30, 2019

The preregistration of substances according to the South Korean chemicals law (K-REACH) has been available since the beginning of the year. The regulation requires that manufacturers and importers have substances preregistered by June 30. The obligation applies to chemicals manufactured or … Continue reading

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EU Plans New Implementing Regulations

The EU Commission has paved the way for a new implementing regulation for substance registration. A draft of the regulation has already been prepared. The final form is currently being worked out. However, not as much progress has been made … Continue reading

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Polymer Analysis

EU experts have published a study that examines various options for the registration of polymers. They studied the approaches to registration in various countries, including Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zeeland, China, and South Korea. One approach organizes polymers into groups … Continue reading

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