EU endorses restrictions to CMR substances

It has been approved the inclusion of 25 new substances to REACH appendices 1 to 6, resulting in a modification of points 28,29 and 30 of the Annex XVII.

This implies the prohibition of the use of these substances in mixtures for consumer use in case they exceed their classification limits.

The draft of the REACH update was approved on March 16. This update shall apply either on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union or from 1 March 2018, depending on the substances.

Draft amendment to Appendices 1 to 6 of Annex XVII

Draft amendment of Annex XVII