Updated intention to identify substances of very high concern

2022-08-10

The intention for perfluoroheptanoic acid and its salts has been updated (EC -, CAS -).

Assessment of substance group published

A new report is now available for Chlorinated trialkylphosphates.

To get a full list of the substances covered in this group you can filter the list by group name from the following website. Similarly you can search there if your substances are covered in any assessment of regulatory needs.

Call for evidence: skin sensitising substances in consumer mixtures

France, Ireland and Germany are requesting interested parties to submit information related to skin sensitising substances in consumer mixtures. The information gathered will be used to assess the need for regulatory actions on skin sensitisers in consumer mixtures.

The deadline for comments is 30 September 2022.

For clarifications, contact the German competent authority.

Reminder: Consultations on proposed restriction of lead in outdoor shooting and fishing

There are currently two consultations ongoing for the proposed restriction of lead in outdoor shooting on fishing. We are looking for comments and scientific evidence on:

  • the draft opinion of the Committee for Socio-Economic Analysis (SEAC). The deadline to give comments is 29 August 2022.
  • two European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) datasets used by ECHA to assess the risks to human health from the use of lead in ammunition. The deadline to give comments is 6 October 2022.

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ECHA Weekly, 10-08-22
; https://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/9109026-203