The submission of the Annex XV restriction report on lead chromate, lead sulfochromate yellow (C.I. Pigment Yellow 34) and lead chromate molybdate sulphate red (C.I. Pigment Red 104) by ECHA has been postponed until 3 April 2020.

New intentions to identify substances of very high concern have been received for three substances.

At the request of the European Commission, ECHA has assessed the safety of pigments used in tattoo inks.

The eighth major Forum enforcement project (REF-8) concentrating on the online sale of substances, mixtures and products has entered its operational phase and will run until 31 December 2020.

ECHA will start to compile a list of substances that can be safely used in materials that come into contact with drinking water.

ECHA has streamlined the information on the different steps and actors involved in the restriction, evaluation and authorisation REACH processes.