Press releases

Upcoming changes to REACH information requirements

The European Commission has revised certain information requirements for registering chemicals under REACH. Companies should start to prepare as the changes will begin to apply in October 2022. ECHA will publish further advice later this year.

Group assessment of bisphenols identifies need for restriction

ECHA and the Member States have assessed a group of 148 bisphenols and recommended that more than 30 bisphenols need to be restricted due to their potential hormonal or reprotoxic effects.

Pharmaceutical industry provides unpublished data on chemical substances

Previously unpublished data on chemicals tested to develop medicines is now publicly available. The data is downloadable as IUCLID datasets – the global format for collecting, storing and sharing information on chemicals.