New substance evaluation conclusion documents are available.

Stakeholders are invited to comment on the draft opinion of the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) concerning the restriction proposal from ECHA on octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4), decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) and dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6).

The Netherlands has submitted an intention to restrict N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMAC) and 1-ethylpyrrolidin-2-one (NEP).

A new intention for identification as a substance of very high concern (SVHC) has been received for butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate.

ECHA will update the Candidate List of substances of very high concern in mid-January 2020.

ECHA has launched a new functionality in REACH-IT for joint applications for authorisation covering all steps of the application.