First steps towards Eurasia REACH

updated new on 14/05/2020: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s ministry of industry and trade announced to extend the deadline for existing chemical inventory notification. The old deadline was before May 1 of this year, now it has been postponed until August 1, 2020.

Russia’s ministry of industry and trade reminds the deadline until May 1st of 2020, to submit data to its national inventory of chemicals circulated in the Russian Federation or another member state of Eurasian Economic Union (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia).

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ECHA, FDA and other organism together against the COVID-19

NOTE: The information will be updated as soos as we get news in order to keep you up to date about this topic.

Against the global crisis that is causing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), many governments and other organizations have taken a series of actions to collaborate in the fight.

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ATP 14 - application of the regulation (UE) nº 2020/217

Regulation (EC) 2020/217, ATP 14 (Adaptation to Technical Progress) which amend, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, was published the last 18th February 2020.

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44% of the mixtures considered as hazardous do not comply with the mandatory classification and labelling!

(Legislation “breaks down” in the industry)

Inspectors from 29 countries revised a total of 3391 mixtures and 1620 companies from manufacturers, importers, downstream users and distributors in the sixth project of the EU-wide Enforcement Forum. Most of these mixtures were: washing and cleaning products, biocides, coatings, paints, paint thinners and strippers, adhesives and sealants, environmental fragrances and air freshener products, because they are very common and contain hazardous substances.

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