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Synthetic Amorphous Silica: EU Committee Issues an Opinion

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) of the EU has examined the solubility of various forms of synthetic amorphous silica (SAS) and determined both the hydrophilic and the hydrophobic forms of SAS chemicals to be insoluble. In January 2018, … Continue reading

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Silica: Companies Criticize ECHA Decision

The ECHA has defined synthetic amorphous silica (SAS) as a nanomaterial, meaning that – according to REACH – the substance must be included in the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) and revaluated. In its decision, the ECHA requires manufacturers to … Continue reading

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