ECHA has submitted a recommendation to the European Commission to amend Authorisation List (Annex XIV of REACH) entries by adding the endocrine disrupting properties of four phthalates.

The European Commission has requested ECHA to review entry 63 of Annex XVII to REACH as regards to lead in certain articles supplied to the general public in light of new scientific information.

ECHA has published a Q&A document to support respondents to the public consultation on the proposal to restrict intentionally added microplastics.

The deadline for submitting substance in article notifications for six substances of very high concern added to the Candidate List on the 15th of January 2019 is the 15th of July 2019.

Article suppliers can submit information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) on their articles to the AskREACH database via the supplier front end platform.

The REACH & CLP Helpdesk Luxembourg organised a training event for companies on the supplier front end of the AskREACH system. The event took place at the premises of Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) on June 19th.