The European Commission has published a new Regulation (EU) 2016/2235 restricting the use of Bisphenol A in thermal paper on the 12th of December 2016

Are the substances critical to your business going to be registered? ECHA maintains a list of substances for which there is visible progress - the substance is already registered or, as a minimum, the lead registrant has started the work towards joint registration in REACH-IT

ECHA’s Committees for Risk Assessment (RAC) and Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) have adopted 19 final opinions for recommending authorisation for the use of hexavalent chromium in aerospace and surface treatment industries. RAC also started to discuss the classification of glyphosate and will continue to do so in March 2017.

On the 8th of December 2016 the 10th edition of the "Conference & Networking Lunch: Implementation of REACH&CLP regulations and future challenges" was held in the Chamber of Commerce. The event was organized by the REACH&CLP Helpdesk Luxembourg

ECHA has revamped their contact forms to make it easier for you to send your questions to them

An update of ECHA's Chemical safety assessment and reporting tool, Chesar, is now available to download