… New batch of substances recommended for inclusion in ECHA’s authorisation list

As announced in a recent press release (ECHA/PR/14/03), ECHA has recommended that the following five substances of very high concern (SVHCs) should be included in Annex XIV of REACH:

  • aluminosilicate refractory ceramic fibres
  • zirconia aluminosilicate refractory ceramic fibres
  • diazine-1,2-dicarboxamide
  • N,N-dimethylformamide
  • 4-tert-octylphenol ethoxylates

European Chemicals Agency. ECHA proposes a new batch of SVHCs for authorisation.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/echa-proposes-a-new-batch-of-svhcs-for-authorisation

… Applications for authorisationFebruary issue of ECHA Newsletter published.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/february-issue-of-echa-newsletter-published

IUCLID Report Generator (version 5.1.1) imports Chesar exposure data to relevant IUCLID sections.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/synchronise-iuclid-with-exposure-information-generated-by-chesar

ECHA completes compliance checks of 2010 registration dossiers; 69% of evaluated dossiers considered non-compliant.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/target-met-for-5-percent-compliance-checks-of-the-2010-registration-dossiers

Board of Appeal’s latest decision emphasises the importance of fully justifying read-across proposals.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/board-of-appeals-latest-decision-emphasises-the-importance-of-fully-justifying-read-across-proposals

Unresponsive registrants of intermediates obliged to give more information.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/unresponsive-registrants-of-intermediates-obliged-to-give-more-information

New corrigendum to the information requirements and chemical safety assessment (IR&CSA) guidance – Chapter R.7a: Endpoint specific guidance.

http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13632/information_requirements_r7a_en.pdf

Draft update of the IR&CSA guidance – Part C and Chapters R.7b, R.7c and R.11 (related to the PBT/vPvB (persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic/very persistent and very bioaccumulative) assessment).

http://echa.europa.eu/support/guidance-on-reach-and-clp-implementation/consultation-procedure?panel=pbt2013#pbt2013

ECHA publishes corrigendum to the guidance for identification and naming of substances under REACH and CLP.

http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13643/substance_id_en.pdf

Revised consultation procedure for guidance published by ECHA.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/revised-echa-consultation-procedure-for-guidance-published

ECHA recommendations on best practice for interaction during substance evaluation.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/recommendations-on-best-practice-for-interaction-during-substance-evaluation-published

Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals: request for information from third parties on nine compounds (deadline 17 March 2014).

http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/testing-proposals/current

The above items were taken from the March 2014 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

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