For 11 new substances, Member State authorities are carrying out an informal hazard assessment or a risk management option analysis. For dicyclohexyl phthalate (EC 201-545-9), Sweden has concluded that it is an endocrine disrupting substance and has already proposed it to be identified as a substance of very high concern (see public consultation). For copper sulphide (EC 215-271-2), the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has carried out a risk management option analysis and concluded that no further action is needed at this time. Check the public activities coordination table (PACT) on ECHA’s website for monthly updates on which substances are undergoing informal hazard assessment or risk management option analysis by authorities. Further information is available at: Public activities coordination table.
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