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REACH
Nearly 300 chemicals identified as candidates for regulatory action
21/04/2021

In 2020, ECHA assessed around 1 900 registered chemicals in groups.
290 of these may be candidates for further regulatory risk management at EU level if their hazards are confirmed.

REACH
ECHA proposes seven substances for authorisation to protect people and the environment
14/04/2021
ECHA recommends for the European Commission to add seven substances, including the cyclosiloxanes D4, D5 and D6, to the Authorisation List. Once on the list, companies will need to apply for authorisation to continue using them.
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Supporting Montenegro and Serbia to prepare for EU chemicals laws
16/03/2021
ECHA supports the accession countries to build capacity ahead of joining the EU. A study has assessed the gaps and needs of aligning to and implementing EU chemicals legislation in Montenegro and Serbia and proposes national action plans on how to move forward. 
REACH
Restricting hazardous chemicals protects millions of Europeans from serious diseases
16/02/2021
EU-wide restrictions protect the health of citizens by reducing risks of serious illness such as cancers, sexual development disorders, asthma and skin allergies. They also prevent 100 000 tonnes of chemicals from polluting the environment every year.

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Consultations

REACH

Calls for comments and evidence
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 17/03/2021
  • Deadline: 17/06/2021
Identification of substances of very high concern
Substances: 8
  • Start date: 09/03/2021
  • Deadline: 23/04/2021
Restrictions
Restriction proposals: 1
  • Start date: 21/12/2020
  • Deadline: 21/06/2021
Restriction proposals: 1
  • Start date: 24/03/2021
  • Deadline: 24/09/2021
Testing proposals
Testing proposals: 31
  • Start date: 18/03/2021
  • Deadline: 03/05/2021
Testing proposals: 29
  • Start date: 22/04/2021
  • Deadline: 07/06/2021

CLP

Harmonised classification and labelling
CLH proposals: 2
  • Start date: 15/03/2021
  • Deadline: 14/05/2021
CLH proposals: 2
  • Start date: 19/04/2021
  • Deadline: 18/06/2021

BPR

There are currently no ongoing consultations.

CAD/CMD

Occupational exposure limits
Call for comments and evidence: 1
  • Start date: 23/03/2021
  • Deadline: 22/06/2021
Call for comments and evidence: 1
  • Start date: 14/04/2021
  • Deadline: 13/07/2021

POPs

There are currently no ongoing consultations.