Tag Archives: SVHC

ECHA Publishes CoRAP List For 2019–21

The ECHA has updated the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) list. Based on the list, 19 member states of the EU plan to evaluate 100 chemicals in the next three years. The list contains chemicals to be evaluated as part … Continue reading

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Industry Wants to Help Develop the ECHA’s SVHC Database

A group of 17 industry associations in the EU have sent a letter to the EU Commission and asked to participate in the development of the ECHA database for substances of very high concern (SVHC). According to the new Waste Framework Directive that went … Continue reading

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For the First Time, EU Rejects an Authorization Request for Use of a Substance of Very High Concern

As part of a meeting of the REACH committee in mid-February, the member states of the EU have rejected the application of a company (a specialist in surface technology) that wanted to use sodium dichromate for special handling of surfaces. The products involved are instruments … Continue reading

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12 Substances Added to REACH Authorization List

The EU plans to add 12 substances of very high concern (SVHC) to Annex XIV of REACH (Authorization List) in October of this year. It published the corresponding draft of REACH on February 15. Find the WTO notification here.  The addition increases the number of … Continue reading

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ECHA Adds to REACH Candidate List

The ECHA has added six substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the REACH candidate list. The agency also issued a press release about the addition. The document currently lists 197 chemicals. The substances include: 2,2-bis(4′-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane – listed as reprotoxic … Continue reading

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Survey: Product Vendors Missing Information on SVHCs

Not even 50% of companies feel that they have good information about the presence of SVHC in their products. That’s the result of an online survey taken as part of the pan-European AskREACH project between June and September 2018. 174 … Continue reading

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Free Chemicals Check

A non-profit organization, ChemSec is offering a service tool (SINimilarity) that can help corporate managers quickly determine if specific chemicals might be harmful to human health or the environment. The tool is an important aid for nonchemists to determine the … Continue reading

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