Latest draft updates to the information requirements and chemical safety assessment (IR&CSA) guidance involve:

  • Chapter R.7b (endpoint specific guidance) – revision of PBT/vPvB aspects only
  • Chapter R.7c (endpoint specific guidance) – revision of PBT/vPvB aspects only
  • Chapter R.11 (certain sections to take into account recent scientific and technical developments in the field)

A full revision of the guidance on requirements for substances in articles has also been released.

European Chemicals Agency (2017).

Guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment. Reports available at https://echa.europa.eu/guidance-documents/guidance-on-information-requirements-and-chemical-safety-assessment

Guidance on requirements for substances in articles. https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/23036412/articles_en.pdf/cc2e3f93-8391-4944-88e4-efed5fb5112c

 

The above items were taken from the August 2017 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra.

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