…ECHA clarifies same substance, same registration

A new implementing regulation adopted by the European Commission ((EU) 2016/9) reaffirms that all companies registering the same substance should be part of the same registration. As such, REACH‑IT will be adapted (with the forthcoming release of REACH-IT 3) so that it is no longer possible to submit a registration dossier individually if a registration for the same substance already exists.

European Chemicals Agency (2015). Registrants of the same substance must be part of the same registration. ECHA/NA/16/02. http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/registrants-of-the-same-substance-must-be-part-of-the-same-registration

REACH-IT is back up – ECHA clarifies criteria for ‘one substance, one registration’. ECHA/NI/16/05. http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/reach-it-is-back-up-echa-clarifies-criteria-for-one-substance-one-registration

 

…Other items of interest

Draft updated guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment (IR&CSA) – Chapter R.7b (related to sediment organism toxicity) sent to Competent Authorities for REACH and CLP (CARACAL).

http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13643/ir_csa_r7b_caracal_clean_en.pdf

 

A request has been made to the RAC to work with the European Commission Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits (SCOEL) in comparing derived-no-effect level (DNEL) and occupational exposure limit (OEL) approaches for occupational toxicology.

http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13641/rac_mandate_attention_en.pdf

 

Consultations open on applications for authorisation of uses of various chromium compounds, arsenic acid, 1,2‑dichloroethane and diglyme.

http://echa.europa.eu/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/authorisation/applications-for-authorisation

 

Authorisations granted for two uses of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD).

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/authorisations-granted-for-two-uses-of-hbcdd

 

Nearly 300 substances from REACH registrations have been shortlisted by ECHA for further scrutiny by Member State competent authorities.

http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/echa-shortlists-substances-for-possible-regulatory-acti-1

 

Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals: ECHA requests information from third parties on six chemicals (including triethoxy(3-isocyanatopropyl)silane) (by 18 March).

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

 

The above items were taken from the March 2016 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

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