Edited on 03/18/2021
By 12 January 2026, Member States shall take the measures necessary to ensure that water intended for human consumption complies with the established thresholds for bisphenol A and PFAS. Nonylphenol is included in the watch list of the directive.
Edited on 03/18/2021
ANSES proposes to identify bisphenol B as a substance of very high concern (SVHC) for its endocrine disrupting properties for human health and the environment.
Edited on 03/18/2021
The guide “Guidance on Key Considerations for the Identification and Selection of Safer Chemical Alternatives” released by OECD aims to provide key considerations for the identification and selection of alternatives.
Edited on 02/19/2021
Since February 3, 2021, textile articles containing nonylphenol ethoxylates in concentrations equal to or greater than 0.01% may not be placed on the European market.
Edited on 11/13/2020
ECHA has published the videos of the online training course on Analysis of Alternatives to hazardous substances
Edited on 07/31/2020
Since 07 July 2020, DIBP shall not be used in toys and childcare articles as substance or in mixtures (individually or in any combination of DEHP, DBP or BBP) in a concentration equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight of the plasticised material.
Edited on 03/30/2020
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dihexyl ester, branched and linear (CAS No. 68515-50-4), dihexyl phthalate (DnHP CAS No. 84-75-3) and 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters or mixed decyl and hexyl and octyl diesters with ≥ 0.3% of dihexyl phthalate (CAS No. 68515-51-5; 68648-93-1) have been added to the list of substances subject to authorisation in the REACH Regulation.
Edited on 01/13/2020
DiIsoHexyl Phthalate (DIHP - CAS No. 71850-09-4) has been added to the candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) for authorisation due to its reproductive toxicity.
Edited on 01/13/2020
Since 2 January 2020, thermal paper with a bisphenol A concentration of 0.02% or more by weight may not be placed on the European market.
Edited on 01/10/2020
As from 1 November 2020, bis(2-methoxyethyl) phthalate, DiPP, DPP, DnHP and 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid di-C6-8-branched alkylesters, C7-rich may not be present in textiles, clothing, related accessories and footwear at concentrations higher than 1000 mg/kg (individually or in combination with other phthalates listed in Annex XVII of REACH).