EU Regulatory Bulletin - 22 March 2011
Welcome to the EU Regulatory Bulletin.
This newsletter is issued by our Brussels EU Regulatory & Competition team, which specialises in the regulatory aspects of chemicals (REACH), biocides & pesticides.
In this edition:
Commission adopts new strategy for raw materials
- The new strategy sets out targeted measures to secure and improve access to raw materials for the EU in the coming years. Read more >
Institutional: Requests for access to documents in Italy
- We frequently receive requests for assistance from clients in relation to proceedings seeking access to documents. What issues in Italy? Read more >
The Classification & Labelling Inventory: what next?
- Manufacturers and importers were required to submit certain information to ECHA to be used for the C&L inventory by January 2011: what is to be expected? Read more >
Time to be concerned: SVHCs in articles have to be notified as of 1 June 2011
- The deadlines relating to requirements triggered by Substances of Very High Concern present in articles are less obvious than the REACH deadlines. Read more >
6 SVHCs subject to authorisation under REACH
- A recent Regulation amended Annex XIV and specifies the latest date by which applications for authorisation must be received and a sunset date after which only authorised companies will be able to market these substances. Read more >
Commission threatens to bring the Czech Republic before the ECJ
- The European Commission has asked the Czech Republic to update its chemicals legislation and authorise the use of two biocides. Read more >
Debates, explanations and outstanding issues relating to chemical regulatory topics...
- Our lawyers who attended conferences report discussions and food for thought regarding applications for confidentiality, IUPAC and the C&L Inventory, e-Safety Data Sheets and intermediates... Read more >
Speaking Engagements, Journal contributions & Awards
- Find out more about the awards we won, recent articles we published and our participation in outdoor seminars... Read more >
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