ECHA NIEUWS 16-06-21
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Glyphosate: EU regulators begin review of renewal assessments.
ECHA and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have received a draft assessment of glyphosate carried out by four EU Member States and will now begin to consider the findings. Glyphosate – the most widely used herbicide in the world – is currently authorised for use in the EU until December 2022.
The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopted its opinion supporting Germany’s proposal to restrict PFHxA, its salts and related substances.
A consultation on the draft opinion of the Committee for Socio-Economic Analysis (SEAC) on the same group of chemicals will start in early July.
Court confirms identification of phenanthrene as very persistent and very bioaccumulative
Persistent Organic Pollutants:
ECHA has published new questions and answers on persistent organic pollutants (POPs). There are generic questions relating to the POPs Regulation and also specific ones on perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs).
- Shape the future of EUCLEF
- OECD’s new report on the customisation of IUCLID published