NEWS AND EVENTS
EU Announces Largest Ever Restriction of Toxic Chemicals
Roughly 5,000 to 7,000 chemicals will be regulated in the EU by 2030. Link
On June 10, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced the addition of 1 chemical to the EU REACH Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) Candidate List. Link
EU REACH SVHC List now contains 224 Substances
Awaiting Decision on 9 Substances for Inclusion in the EU REACH SVHC Candidate List. Link
French environmental labeling requirements for consumer products, including electrical and electronic equipment, take effect on January 1, 2023. Link
Provisional deal to add 6 substance groups to list of restricted substances under EU POP agreed upon. Link
Rulemaking timeframe lapses for CA Prop 65 proposed changes to warning labels; new proposal process to begin soon. Link
In the third quarter of 2022, importers of eight products were ordered to recall their products from the European market for failure to comply with the EU RoHS Directive.
The recalled products include an electric toothbrush, three digital food thermometers, an antenna power supply, a juice blender, a digital kitchen scale, and a bicycle light set.
Read more from EU Safety Gate. Link