EU Regulatory Bulletin March 2012
The EU Court of Justice handed down its judgment in Case C-420/10 Söll Gmbh v Tetra Gmbh in which it rules for the first time on the scope of the definition of "biocidal products" under the Biocidal Products Directive 98/8.
Labelling & Packaging of Chemicals
The European Commission adopted a proposal for a Directive on the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations which should recast Directive 1999/45/EC.
ECHA published on its website the first CoRAP containing the list of substances that are to be further evaluated.
Plans to allow Member States to block the cultivation of approved GMOs on their territory have stalled again after a minority of Member States rejected a compromise proposal.
Regulation 1107/2009 on the placing of plant protection products on the market amended the criteria concerning the data that may be submitted to enable evaluation of a substance.