SCIP database prototype now available!

ECHA has launched a prototype of their upcoming SCIP database for companies to get familiar with before the actual notifications are due, beginning January 2021. Note that the actual database will be launched later in 2020, and all submitted data in the prototype will be deleted. The prototype can be...

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Are you in the Plastics Sector? Check out the 11 new substances added to the REACH Authorisation List

On the 7th of February, 11 new entries were added to the Authorisation List (entries 44 to 54). This means that users of these substances will need authorisation to continue their use after the sunset dates given in the entries. Applications need to be submitted before the Latest Application dates...

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SME:s! Make sure you’ve declared your company size correctly.

ECHA has recently announced that it will start a verification process where the actual size of companies who have declared themselves as micro, small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) will be confirmed. If you have registered a substance under REACH between 2016-2019 and have declared your company as an SME, make...

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BREXIT is happening today 31 January 2020

The UK will leave the European Union today, 31 January 2020 at midnight (Brussels time).* This has the following principal implications as far as the EU REACH Regulation and its application in the UK is concerned:   The UK will no longer be a Member State after the withdrawal date....

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5 January 2021 – SCIP notification deadline for Suppliers of Articles

In the effort to establish a circular economy and reducing waste, ECHA has established the SCIP-database. SCIP stands for: “Substances of Concern in articles, as such or in complex objects (Products)” The purpose of the SCIP-database is to close the information gap for waste operators. This is done by notifying...

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