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REACH
CLP
Cancer-causing PAHs in clay targets need an EU-wide ban
20/09/2022

ECHA’s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) supports the proposal to restrict polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in clay targets for shooting. The restriction aims to prevent further environmental emissions of these toxic and very persistent substances that build up in humans and animals. Many PAHs are also known to cause cancer.

REACH
Have your say: Nine proposals to identify new substances of very high concern
07/09/2022

ECHA is looking for comments on nine proposals to identify new substances of very high concern. Give comments by 17 October 2022.

REACH
CLP
BPR
PIC
Dr Sharon McGuinness selected as ECHA's new Executive Director
22/06/2022

The Management Board of the European Chemicals Agency has selected Dr Sharon McGuinness as ECHA’s next Executive Director.

Consultations

REACH

Applications for authorisation
Consultations: 16
  • Start date: 17/08/2022
  • Deadline: 12/10/2022
Calls for comments and evidence
Substances: 1
  • Start date: 10/06/2022
  • Deadline: 31/10/2022
ECHA's Executive Director Requests to the Committees
EFSA datasets used by ECHA to assess the risks to human health from the use of lead in ammunition: 1
  • Start date: 06/07/2022
  • Deadline: 06/10/2022
Identification of substances of very high concern
Substances: 9
  • Start date: 02/09/2022
  • Deadline: 17/10/2022
Restrictions
Consultations on SEAC draft opinion: 1
  • Start date: 14/09/2022
  • Deadline: 14/11/2022
Restriction proposals: 2
  • Start date: 20/06/2022
  • Deadline: 20/12/2022
Restriction proposals: 1
  • Start date: 21/09/2022
  • Deadline: 22/03/2023
Testing proposals
Testing proposals: 30
  • Start date: 22/09/2022
  • Deadline: 07/11/2022

CLP

Harmonised classification and labelling
CLH proposals: 5
  • Start date: 08/08/2022
  • Deadline: 07/10/2022
CLH proposals: 1
  • Start date: 22/08/2022
  • Deadline: 21/10/2022
CLH proposals: 2
  • Start date: 19/09/2022
  • Deadline: 18/11/2022

BPR

There are currently no ongoing consultations.

CAD/CMD

There are currently no ongoing consultations.

POPs

There are currently no ongoing consultations.