September 12, 2017｜Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc.
23 Newly Restricted Substances, Effective March 2018
On August 30th, the European Commission added 23 substances to the REACH Annex XVII restricted substances list and updated 2 existing substances.
This amendment to the REACH regulation is entered into force 20 days after the August 30th publication, and the prohibition of these substances is effective March 1, 2018.
The full list of the 23 newly restricted substances can be found online.
The last update to REACH Annex XVII was in October 2016.
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