EU Commission Amends Annex XVII of REACH

The Commission of the European Union (EU) has implemented new restrictions regarding the use of the chemical diisocyanates under its regulation addressing the registration, evaluation, authorization and restric... Read More...

EU Commission Amends Annex II of REACH

The Commission of the European Union (EU) has implemented modified safety data sheet requirements under its regulation addressing the registration, evaluation, authorization, and restriction of chemicals, or RE... Read More...

EU Proposes Revisions to REACH Annex

The Commission of the European Union (EU) has sent to the World Trade Organization (WTO) a proposal to revise Annex XVII of its Regulation on the Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) ... Read More...

Hazardous Substance Restrictions …And Why They Are Restricted

The use of chemical substances and their potential impacts on human health and the environment is a concern world-wide. This paper looks at substances and substance restrictions, why they are restricted, and how they affect the safe use and disposal of electrical, toy, and medical products.
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Regulatory Compliance Labeling and Symbols

Between WEEE, RoHS, REACH and other environmental directives, regulatory compliance labels for handling and disposing of certain products is less intuitive than it seems.

EU Commission Updates REACH Restrictions

The Commission of the European Union (EU) has once again modified the restrictions on the use of certain hazardous chemicals contained in Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, better known as REACH (Registration, Eval... Read More...

New SVHCs Added Under REACH

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has recently updated its list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs), an essential part of the European Union’s (EU’s) REACH Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. ... Read More...