BREXIT: ECHA urges Downstream Users to prepare for an eventual “no deal scenario”

The UK is due to leave the EU on the 31st of October 2019 and under the uncertainties around the ratification of the withdrawal agreement, ECHA advises companies to act ahead and prepare for an eventual no deal. Under this scenario, the UK will become a third country without a...

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End of Waste (EoW) guidance for case by-case decision making process and self assessment has been released

The Finnish Ministry of Environment has released a document guidance to help the Finnish industry but also the relevant authorities in the End of Waste (EoW) case-by-case decision criteria. Our colleague Kati Vaajasaari has done a great contribution to this guidance that aims helping companies and organizations to make self-assessments...

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The Space Industry Position Regarding the Art. 9 of the WFD has been published

On the 9th of September, 2019 Eurospace has announced the release of the Space Industry position package in regard to the Article 9 (1) (i) of the Revised Waste Framework Agreement Directive 2008/98/EC (WFD). According to the position,  the notification duty under Art. 9 (1) (i) of the WFD doesn't...

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Check your substances portfolio as ECHA has added four new substances to the candidate list

Due to their toxicity to reproduction, endocrine disruption  and a combination of other properties, on the 16th of July 2019 ECHA has added four new substances to the candidate list. Substances that are listed on the candidate list may have legal obligations such as the one listed in the Article...

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ECHA aims to check all REACH registrations by 2027

 ECHA will raise compliance checks to 20% of registration dossiers in each tonnage band as to improving compliance is one of ECHA’s priorities in the upcoming years. This is  due to the ECHA and Commission’s action plan to encourage the industry to improve their safety data on chemicals. Since ECHA's...

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