REACH regulation aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals.
The CLP Regulation ensures that the hazards presented by chemicals are clearly communicated to workers and consumers in the European Union through classification and labelling of chemicals.
BPR regulation aims to improve the functioning of the biocidal products market in the EU, while ensuring a high level of protection for humans and the environment.
approval of active substances
Authorisation of biocidal products
Guidance and IT-tools
The Prior Informed Consent Regulation administers the import and export of certain hazardous chemicals and places obligations on companies who wish to export these chemicals to non-EU countries.
lists of Chemicals subject to pic
Occupational exposure limit (OEL) values are derived within two legal frameworks that form an integral part of the EU’s mechanism for protecting the health of workers.
The Waste Framework Directive aims to protect the environment and human health from the generation and management of waste and to improve efficient use of resources.
The POPs Regulation bans or severely restricts the production and use of persistent organic pollutants in the European Union.
The revised Drinking Water Directive aims to protect citizens and the environment from the harmful effects of contaminated drinking water and to improve access to drinking water.
ECHA organises consultations to get feedback from all interested parties and to gather the widest possible range of scientific information for the regulatory processes
This is unique source of information on the chemicals manufactured and imported in Europe. It covers their hazardous properties, classification and labelling, and information on how to use them safely.
opinions and agreements
The Support section provides tools and practical guidance to companies which have responsibilities under the EU chemicals legislation.
On this page you will find the agendas, preliminary conclusions, minutes as well as a selection of public Management Board documents
MB/41/2016 FINAL Transfers within budget 2016
MB/42/2016 FINAL Budget 2017
MB/43/2016 FINAL ECHA Programming Document 2017-2019
MB/44/2016 FINAL ECHA’s Integrated Regulatory strategy
MB/45/2016 FINAL Draft SPD 2018-2020 cover note
MB/45/2016 FINAL Draft Programming Document 2018-2020
MB/46/2016 FINAL ECHA’s Ambition towards 2025 incl. annex
MB/47/2016 FINAL Appointment of Committee Members incl. Annex1
MB/50/2016 FINAL Update of the ECHA Anti-Fraud Strategy incl. report
MB/50/2016 FINAL Revised ECHA Anti-Fraud Strategy
MB/52/2016 FINAL Intermediate report on the implementation of the roadmap on authorisation applications under REACH
MB/53/2016 FINAL Support SMEs in the registration process incl. Annex
Report from the Advisory Group on ECHA’s future building project MB44
Report on 2014 discharge recommendations MB44
Management Board meeting dates for 2017 MB44
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