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One new substance added to EU REACH S...

One new substance added to EU REACH SVHC Candidate List

June 22, 2016 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Yesterday, June 20, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) added one new substance to the EU REACH Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) Candidate List, bringing the total number of SVHC substances to 169. The inclusion of a substance in the REACH SVHC Candidate List places legal obligations on companies using […]

What You Need to Know About the Rulin...

What You Need to Know About the Ruling on REACH SVHC Thresholds

November 06, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Last month the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on articles of the REACH regulation pertaining to SVHC thresholds. Contrary to the interpretation of the legislation adopted by the European Commission and a guide published by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the ECJ ruling sided with the five Member […]

ECHA Publishes First Annual Report on...

ECHA Publishes First Annual Report on REACH SVHC Roadmap to 2020

April 07, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On March 24, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published their first Annual Report describing the agency’s achievements and progress last year along the SVHC Roadmap to 2020. The SVHC Roadmap aims to have all relevant substances of very high concern (SVHC) under the EU REACH legislation listed on the […]

Submit Remarks to EU by April 16 Rega...

Submit Remarks to EU by April 16 Regarding New REACH SVHC Candidates

March 11, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added two substances to the REACH Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) Candidate List. ECHA is accepting comments by industry stakeholders through April 16 regarding the potential inclusion of these substances. Stakeholders and members of the public may submit their comments online […]

6 New Substances Added to REACH SVHC ...

6 New Substances Added to REACH SVHC Candidate List

December 17, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Today the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) addedsix new substances to the REACH Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) Candidate List, and one existing entry has been updated. With the inclusion of the substances of the SVHC Candidate List, manufacturers and importers of products containing the substances now have […]

Notification to ECHA Required for Con...

Notification to ECHA Required for Continued Use of Candidate Substances

December 03, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. December 16 marks the deadline for manufacturers and importers to notify the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) if they continue to use substances that were added to the REACH Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) Candidate List six months ago. As part of the REACH regulation, manufacturers and importers have […]

EU Court Dismisses Appeals on SVHC St...

EU Court Dismisses Appeals on SVHC Status of Certain Substances

November 25, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. For several years, three cases brought on by manufacturers appealing the SVHC status of certain substances have been ongoing, and this month the European General Court dismissed all three appeals and ordered the manufacturers to pay the costs. The Cases All three cases were filed on September 4, 2014. […]

ECHA One Step Closer to Authorizing U...

ECHA One Step Closer to Authorizing Use of 16 Restricted Substances

November 03, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. In September, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Committees for Risk Assessment and Socio-economic Analysis issued opinion statements supporting the use of 16 substances of very high concern (SVHC). Eight applications for these 16 substances had been issued by companies desiring to continue use of the substances. The applications […]

ECHA Adds 4 Substances to SVHC Candid...

ECHA Adds 4 Substances to SVHC Candidate List

March 07, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On March 3, the ECHA added 4 new substances to the SVHC Candidate List. 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dihexyl ester, branched and linear Cadmium chloride Sodium perborate; perboric acid, sodium salt Sodium peroxometaborate A new release of GreenData Manager software will soon be available that will add these 4 new […]