ECHA’s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) concluded that the available scientific evidence meets the criteria in the CLP Regulation to classify titanium dioxide as a substance suspected of causing cancer through the inhalation route.

The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) has for the first time adopted scientific opinions on occupational exposure for two substances: MOCA (2,2’-dichloro-4,4’-methylenedianiline) and arsenic acid and its inorganic compounds.

The catalogue of standard phrases for exposure scenarios has been updated.

At the Helsinki Chemicals Forum, Commissioner Bieńkowska presented in her keynote speech the results of the Eurobarometer survey on chemical safety. The study looks at the impact REACH has had in its 10 years’ existence.

ECHA has published a new website that gives citizens, workers and professionals access to information on nanomaterials marketed in the EU. It is the first phase of the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON).

An update to the Authorisation List of REACH (Annex XIV) has been published.