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Latest CHCS Newsletter: April 2021
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Our April 2021 edition contains several important articles, as introduced below:
Substances Subject To Restriction Of Use Under UK REACH
A list of substances subject to restriction under UK REACH has been published by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE)
Episode 6 of the HSE Post Brexit Podcasts on Chemicals
The Health and Safety Executive has produced a series of podcasts entitled “After UK Transition: Working with Chemicals”.
ECHA Press Statement: Large SCIP Dossiers Will Not Be Processed
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has issued a press statement warning that large SCIP dossiers containing more than 1000 components will not be processed.
ECHA’s Integrated Regulatory Strategy [On Chemicals]
ECHA’s latest report on the work of the Integrated Regulatory Strategy has been published.
Chemsec Propose Criteria To Identify ‘Essential Uses’ Of Chemicals
The European Union ‘Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Towards a Toxic-Free Environment’ includes an action plan aimed at “banning the most harmful chemicals in consumer products - allowing their use only where essential”.
Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)
The Canadian government recently publicised the introduction of a Bill to update CEPA.
Training Courses & Workshops
Registration is now open for our training courses, published
up to the end of 2021. This article lists all currently available courses.
News From Our Partners
News from the British Association of Dangerous Goods
Professionals (BADGP) and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication, based
in the USA.
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