The safety of workers will be inspected by 28 EU and EEA Member States.

The European Commission published its final report on the review of the extension of the scope of Article 60(3) REACH to substances which have been identified under Article 57(f) as substances of very high concern (SVHC) having on endocrine disrupting properties.

The European Commission published Directive (EU) 2016/2037 in November 2016 amending the Aerosol Dispenser Directive (ADD) 75/324/EEC as regards the maximum allowable pressure of aerosol dispensers and to adapt its labelling provisions to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP).

The use map for the construction chemicals sector is now available in the use map library on the ECHA website.

On the 12th of January, four substances have been added to the Candidate List for authorisation.