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ECHA ready to help the EU achieve its ambitions for safe and sustainable chemicals
14/10/2020
The European Commission has published its chemicals strategy for sustainability as part of the European Green Deal. ECHA welcomes the strategy and looks forward to supporting its implementation.
BPR
Biocides committee backs approval of two active substances used in disinfectants
13/10/2020
ECHA’s Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) also supports a Union-wide authorisation for an insecticide containing clothianidin and pyriproxyfen.
REACH
Consultations start on authorisation substitution plans
13/10/2020
The substitution plans of four applications for authorisation to use a substance of very high concern will open for consultation on 21 October 2020. ECHA’s Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) will evaluate the plans and the information received during the consultation to provide scientific underpinning for the European Commission to decide whether or not to grant the authorisations.
REACH
Deadlines for updating registration dossiers clarified
12/10/2020

The European Commission has clarified when companies need to update their REACH registration dossiers. The requirement to update ‘without undue delay’ is in most cases specified as three months and, in more complex cases, up to 12 months.

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