It is now possible to search for over 300 nanomaterials found in the EU and link them to hazard data in the EUON’s (European Union Observatory for Nanonametirals) website.

In beginning of June, a new directive (Directive (EU) 2019/983) on the protection of the workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens and mutagens at work has been published.

On the last 25th June, a new regulation related to the persistent organic pollutants (POPs) (Regulation (EU) 2019/1021) has been published at the Official Journal.

The European Commission has just published its report on the fitness check of the most relevant chemicals legislation (excluding REACH).

ECHA will start to evaluate 20 % of registration dossiers in each tonnage band to improve the compliance of REACH registrations.

Following ECHA and European Commission’s REACH evaluation action plan, the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has launched a voluntary initiative for companies to review and improve their REACH registration dossiers.