Many consumer products contain hazardous chemicals!

Many consumer products contain hazardous chemicals! Image: PxHere Many consumer products contain hazardous chemicals! – An EU-wide enforcement project by the ECHA Forum has identified excessive levels of hazardous chemicals in consumer products. Consider...

Chemical assessment reform proposal

Chemical assessment reform proposal Image: PxHere Chemical assessment reform proposal – On December 7, the European Commission presented the ‘One substance, one assessment’ package of three legal acts in the field of chemical policy. Four EU agencies...

Every third biocide tested proves to be non-compliant

Every third biocide tested proves to be non-compliant Image: Karolina Grabowska Every third biocide tested proves to be non-compliant – An EU-wide enforcement project has found around 60 active substances in biocidal products that are not authorized on the EU,...

European PFAS ban moves closer

European PFAS ban moves closer European PFAS ban moves closer – The Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden have submitted a proposal to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to ban the production, marketing and use of PFAS. The ban on PFAS should be...

New EU database for pollutants

New EU database for pollutants from 2021: Impulses for recycling management – ‘From January 5, 2021, information about products containing substances of very high concern that are placed on the EU market must be reported to the European Chemicals...