The time is approaching to notify your interest in seven active substance and product-type combinations to get them approved in the biocides review programme. Check the substance-specific deadlines and notify your interest through the biocides IT tool R4BP 3.
An updated list of those substance and product-type combinations for which a compliant notification for inclusion in the review programme has been made is available. It also includes the names of the notifying companies to help you collaborate when submitting an application for approval of the active substance and to help avoid unnecessary testing on animals.
ECHA is looking for comments on the harmonised classification and labelling proposals.
The consolidated opinion of the Committees for Risk Assessment (RAC) and Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) for a use of 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC) (EC 203-458-1; CAS 107-06-2) by Microbeads AS is available.
The European Commission is reviewing the definition of an SME to ensure that it remains fit for purpose and meets its objectives in the current economic environment, and to evaluate the need for possible changes. The survey is available in all EU languages.
The webinar covers a feature for helping SMEs to prepare IUCLID dossiers using the IUCLID Cloud. This feature, named ‘Guided dossier preparation for REACH 2018’, presents SMEs with a series of well-defined tasks to complete based on the type of dossier they intend to submit to ECHA. The guided approach includes task-specific help and links to relevant guidance documents and texts.
A message from ECHA: “Join our webinar to get last-minute advice on how to successfully submit your REACH registration dossier and to ask our experts your questions directly”.
The underlying motive of the meeting on 06 March is that the EU water policy is subjected, in particular since October 2017, to a fundamental revision and evolution. As we all know, its key legislation, the Water Framework Directive (WFD) is actually the main focus of the discussion. We may expect further initiatives in the sector of drinking water as well as of water reuse.
This year’s first issue of the ECHA Newsletter is now available. It gives Bjorn Hansen’s first thoughts on his role as Executive Director and the path ahead, and also highlights our new substitution strategy, the Enforcement Forum’s new report on the status of restrictions and how chemicals can cause IQ loss and autism in unborn children.