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REACH Regulation: Annex XVII Amendments Adopted by the EU Commission

On Dec. 16, 2020, the European Commission published several amendments to REACH on the manufacture, placing on the market and the use of dangerous substances, mixtures and articles.

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January 19, 2021

On Dec. 16, 2020, the European Commission published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) several amendments to the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, referred to as REACH, under Annex XVII, which is the conditions of restriction — specifically on the manufacture, placing on the market and the use of dangerous substances, mixtures and articles.

We highlight the substantial additions below:

  • Category 1A and Category 1B carcinogenic substances added under entries 28, 29 and 30 to bring
Table - Entry 28 - CarcinogensTable - Entry 30 - reproductive toxicantsTable - Entry 30 - reproductive toxicants B

In addition, under Appendix 10, the table is replaced by the following harmonized standards regarding azo colorants:

European standards table

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