ECHA and industry have mapped a range of high-volume chemicals that are used as additives in plastic. The information will be used by ECHA to identify substances of priority for further assessment.
“Boat owners can use antifouling paints to prevent fouling of surfaces by aquatic organisms. These biocides have commonly been copper-based, but in recent years, a variety of innovative and more sustainable solutions have appeared on the market. Despite their availability, the new products are not yet as widespread as their more traditional counterparts.”
Further information on the proposed restriction by ECHA concerning five cobalt salts.
Information about the recent ECHA proposal.
main highlights of the EMAS Steering Committee’s meeting of 30th January.
An updated list is available on active substance and product-type combinations for which companies have expressed their interest to renew the approval.
Updated on 7 February 2019.
This list includes the substances provided by participating consortia as part of the Metals and Inorganics Sectoral Approach (MISA).
A new study performed by scientists at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) demonstrates the applicability of the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) recommendations for the grouping and read-across of nanomaterials. The study examined its use for 19 different types of multi-walled carbon nanotubes, focusing on their genotoxicity.