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June 30, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), the European Union (EU) body tasked with implementing the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program, in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-Reach-Implementation-is-a-Success_35866.html
June 21, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has added seven substances to the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program candidate list of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-Increases-Reach-Candidate-List-by-Seven-to-53_35599.html
June 20, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) recently added seven substances to the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program candidate list of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Europe-Adds-Seven-Substances-to-it-Reach-Candidate-List_35620.html
June 13, 2011
The Chinese government says that the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA; Beijing) has ordered a ban on eight products, including food additives, manufactured by four Chinese...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/China-Bans-DEHP-Tainted-Food-Products-Produced-in-the-Country_35477.html
June 6, 2011
The European Union (EU) Member State Committee (MSC) has identified seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) that are to be further evaluated for their potential harm to human...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/European-Officials-Identify-New-SVHCs_35296.html
May 31, 2011
The European Union (EU) Member State Committee (MSC) has identified seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) that are to be further evaluated for their potential harm to human...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/EU-Member-States-Identify-Seven-New-Substances-of-Very-High-Concern_35171.html
May 23, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has agreed to publish the names of companies producing chemicals classified under the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program as substances of very high concern (SVHC). The decision is in response to a lawsuit filed by two environmental groups, which say that ECHA’s nondisclosure policy was in violation of European Union (EU) laws. The caveat is that “companies will be able to keep this information confidential, provided that a valid justification is given and accepted by ECHA,” the agency says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-Agrees-to-Publish-SVHC-Data_35008.html
May 11, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), under pressure from environmental groups, has agreed to publish the names of companies producing chemicals classified under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-Agrees-to-Publish-Names-of-Companies-Producing-Toxic-Chemicals-in-Europe_34742.html
May 9, 2011
Environmental advocacy group ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) has added 22 substances to a list of chemicals that it says should be banned under the European Union’s (EU)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Groups-Press-EU-to-Add-Endocrine-Disruptors-to-SVHC-List_34691.html
May 9, 2011
Environmental law organisation ClientEarth (London) and chemicals watchdog ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) have initiated legal proceedings against the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Environmental-Groups-Sue-ECHA-Over-Toxics-Disclosure_34689.html
May 9, 2011
Environmental law organisation ClientEarth (London) and chemicals watchdog ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) have initiated legal proceedings against the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Environmental-Groups-Sue-ECHA-for-Withholding-Names-of-Toxic-Chemical-Producers_34687.html
May 4, 2011
Environmental pressure group ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden) today has published a list of 22 substances being sold in Europe which it says feature endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Environmental-Group-Demands-EU-Action-on-Endocrine-Disrupting-Chemicals_34549.html
April 11, 2011
U.K. industry body the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) says it is progressing well with its initiative to bring companies together from along the supply chain to agree on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/U-K-Chemical-Industry-Seeks-Consensus-on-Nanomaterials_34047.html
March 16, 2011
Eastman announced today that it will discontinue production of two of its ortho-phthalate plasticizers, diethyl phthalate (DEP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP), by the end of 2011, saying they no longer form part of its "strategic growth plans or vision of the future.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Eastman-to-Discontinue-Two-Phthalate-Plasticizers_33488.html
March 14, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA; Helsinki) Forum, has begun planning for ‘Reach-en-Force-2’, a project that will lead to Reach-compliance inspections of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-Plans-for-Reach-Inspections-to-Begin-in-May_33237.html
February 28, 2011
The European Commission has moved six chemical substances “of very high concern” from the candidate list to the authorization list under the European Union’s (EU) Reach regulation. It means that the substances will be banned in the EU within 3-5 years unless an authorization is granted to individual companies for their use. They are the first substances to be placed on the Reach authorization list. The six substances include three low molecular weight phthalate plasticizers....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/EU-Places-First-Six-Substances-on-Reach-Authorization-List_33017.html
January 18, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), says that the 3.1 million Classification and Labelling and packaging (CLP) notifications that it received by the January 3 deadline...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-Says-CLP-Substance-Notifications-Topped-100000-Not-24000_32192.html
December 21, 2010
U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. EPA have signed a statement of intent to cooperate with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) on issues relating to chemical safety and regulation. ECHA is the body responsible for implementing the Regulation, Authorisation and Evaluation of Chemicals (Reach) program in the European Union (EU). Under the terms of the agreement, the organizations would share knowledge and exchange experiences and best practices on chemicals management in areas including scientific collaboration and information exchange.

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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/EPA-and-European-Chemicals-Agency-Sign-Statement-of-Intent-to-Cooperate-update-with-analysis_31718.html
December 20, 2010
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has added eight chemicals to its list of substances to be considered for the Authorisation phase of the European Union’s (EU)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-Adds-Eight-Substances-to-the-Candidate-List-for-Reach-Authorisation_31694.html
December 6, 2010
Geert Dancet, executive director of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says the Reach registration of high volume and hazardous chemicals, which closed recently, has been a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-Deems-Reach-Registration-a-Success_31376.html
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