ECHA has updated the information on the REACH registration and downstream users page.

As a result of the measures introduced by the amended Grand-Ducal Regulation of 18 March 2020 introducing a series of measures to combat Covid-19, certain obligations relating to major accidents involving dangerous substances have been amended.

A new regulation (Regulation (EU) 2020/507) amending REACH regulation as regards the percentage of registration dossiers to be selected for compliance checking has been published on the 8th April 2020 at the Official Journal.

A study commissioned by the EU Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) has found a lack of data on female fertility.

The consolidated opinion of the Committees for Risk Assessment and Socio-economic Analysis for the use of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated by BioMarin International Limited is available on ECHA’s website.

The European Commission has granted authorisations for two uses for pentazinc chro¬mate octahydrox¬ide by Aviall Services Inc. and Finalin GmbH.