REACH change planned to extend chemical safety reports to low tonnage CMRs


Article 14 amendment envisaged for 2022, Commission says

The European Commission plans to amend REACH to extend the obligation to perform chemical safety assessments to low tonnage carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic substances (CMRs), and document them in a report – a move intended to harmonise communication of risk management measures in the supply chain.

It follows a review of the requirement for chemical safety assessments (CSAs) and reports (CSRs) for category 1A and 1B CMRs, the conclusions of which were revealed in a Commission staff working document accompanying the recently-published EU chemicals strategy.

Chemical Watch, 5 November 2020