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Update of the Spanish Limit Values Announced - Soon Available in ExESS

19 February 2019: The Spanish Health and Safety institute (INSHT) has recently announced that an update of the Spanish limit values will be published on February 20th. Our teams are ready to handle the update, which sh... Read more


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Lisam Acquires Megabyte

15 February 2019: The Lisam Group is proud to announce the official acquiring of Megabyte on February 4th, 2019. After weeks of negotiation, Lisam was eventually selected as the best candidate to ensure the development... Read more


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New Formats for Authorization Applications and Review Reports

13 February 2019: ECHA just updated formats for applications for authorization and review reports. This update aims to improve the transparency and efficiency of the application process to speed up the decision making.... Read more


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New Instructions Regarding UK’s Withdrawal Available on ECHA’s Website

11 February 2019: To continue complying under REACH, the Agency urges companies placing chemical substances onto the markets of the EU to act now. In order to help UK-based companies to make these changes and transfer ... Read more


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Lisam Officially Opening Australian Subsidiary in Melbourne

8 February 2019: We are pleased to announce the opening on January 2nd, 2019 of our Australian subsidiary in Melbourne The office is run by Sergi Rodriguez.As in other regions, the major applicable regulation in Austr... Read more


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Limit Values for Occupational Exposure Update

6 February 2019: Directive (EU) 2019/130 amending Directive 2004/37/EC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens was published in the official journal. This new amendme... Read more


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ECHA Proposes to Reduce Microplastics Emissions into the EU Environment

5 February 2019: A recent assessment from ECHA finds that microplastics used in products and inevitably released in the environment are not adequately controlled. Microplastics are defined as small, typically microsco... Read more


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Latest Update of SZW List - Available in ExESS

30 January 2019: On January 2, 2019 a new version of the SZW List of carcinogenic substances and processes has been published by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment of the Netherlands. The SZW List includes ... Read more


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HSE Guidance on Regulatory Changes for Brexit

25 January 2019: Four months ago, the UK government had published its first guidance on “Regulating chemicals (REACH) if there is no agreement on Brexit” As the Brexit negotiations have reached another imp... Read more


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Recommendations for Occupational Exposure Limits

21 January 2019: Following the second REACH Review, the European Commission and ECHA have signed an agreement according to which the Agency is to provide recommendations on a regular basis for occupational exposure li... Read more


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GHS and SDS Requirements in South Africa

18 January 2019: Wondering at what stage is the implementation of GHS in South Africa? Our colleague from Lisam South Africa, Belinda Berry, answers all your questions in the November 2018 issue of the South African M... Read more


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Update of the REACH Candidate List

17 January 2019: Now Available in ExESS! ECHA announces that the REACH Candidate List was updated on 15 January 2019. The update resulted in the addition of six new substances of very high concern. Five of these subst... Read more


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Amazon List of Restricted Substances Soon Available in ExESS

14 January 2019: The list of restricted substances (RSL) announced by Amazon in October 2018 has been integrated into our collaborative data platform (CDP). CDP is an application developed by Lisam to manage and integ... Read more


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Reach Registration Compliance Inspections Now Ongoing

11 January 2019: ECHA announces that the inspections to check compliance with REACH Registration obligations are now in progress. The inspections, which will likely be carried out in collaboration with custom authorit... Read more


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ECHA Adopts a New Multi-annual Strategy Plan

7 January 2019: ECHA announces that its new strategic plan for 2019-2023 has been adopted during the December Management Board meeting. The strategy is the result of an open and collaborative process involving ECHA&r... Read more


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830 000 Tons of PIC Chemicals Exported from EU in 2017

4 January 2019: ECHA’s latest report shows us the most imported and exported chemicals under PIC in 2017. Ethylene Dichloride was by far the most exported and Benzene was the more imported.The report is availab... Read more


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First EU Coordinated Enforcement Project on Export of Hazardous Chemicals

31 December 2018: 13 Member States participated in the Forum pilot project enforcing the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation. This project focused on checking the PIC duties related to the export of chemicals. Afte... Read more


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New NGOs Report Establishes the Presence of Toxic Chemicals in Carpets

27 December 2018: According to a new report by Ecology Center (EC), Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), and Changing Markets Foundation (CM) toxic chemicals have been identified in 12 products from maj... Read more


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Cefic’s Annual Report Shows Upward Sales Trends for the Chemical Industry

26 December 2018: Cefic (The European Chemical Industry Council)  has recently published its chemical industry report for 2018. The Cefic Facts and Figures provides an overview of the trends in the chemical indust... Read more


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Improved Safety Information as a Necessary Mean to Protect Workers from Chemical Hazards

14 December 2018: Following an enforcement project in the EU, authorities have detected that the quality of the information regarding the communication of the safety down the supply chain needed to be improved.This pro... Read more


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New Requirements Regarding Nanomaterials

10 December 2018: The European Commission has adopted new requirements regarding Nanomaterials. The amendments establish the information companies will have to provide in their registration dossiers when marketing nano... Read more


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RAC Adopts 19 New Opinions on Harmonised Classification and Labelling

5 December 2018: ECHA announces theadoption by the RAC of 19 opinions for harmonized classification and labelling.The opinions include the environmental hazards of several industrial chemicalssuch as lead and 12 pesti... Read more


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New Chemicals Known as Carcinogenic to the State of California

28 November 2018: The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added gentian violet and N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine to the list of carcinogenic chemicals for purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxi... Read more


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Chemicals Sold Online to Be Inspected in 2020

26 November 2018: The Enforcement Forum and the BPRS (Biocidal Product Regulation Subgroup) are preparing the “REACH-EN-Force-8” (REF-8) project, which consists in controlling the chemicals sold online in a... Read more


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ECHA’S November Newsletter

21 November 2018: The new issue of the ECHA’s newsletter is now available. This document highlights some of the new tasks that ECHA will tackle in the future such as implementing the Persistent Organic Pollutants... Read more


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New Web Pages to Prepare Companies for Brexit

19 November 2018: At the end of March 2019, the UK will officially withdraw from the EU. The much-anticipated Brexit will affect companies including those that manufacture or use chemicals in the UK as well as in the E... Read more


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EU-LCI Values Proposed for 5 More Substances

8 November 2018: The UBA (German Environment Agency) proposes lowest EU-LCI values for 5 additional substances from building product. Consequently, the development of low-emission materials and building products will ... Read more


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100 Substances Proposed for Evaluation under the CoRAP

26 October 2018: On October 15th, we shared the ECHA info concerning the addition of 96 substances for evaluation by Member States under the CoRAP (Community Rolling Action Plan). Beginning of this week, ECHA announce... Read more


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Lisam Now Acting as Only Representative and Third-Party Representative in Turkey

23 October 2018: Dear all, Lisam Turkey is proud to announce that they will officially be One Representative and Third-Party Representative (TRUK-REACH) in Turkey. The KKDIK (acronym in Turkish describing the Registra... Read more


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ECHA Increases Visibility of Authority Activities

19 October 2018: The new version of the Public Activities Coordination Tool (PACT) will offers companies an overview of information on substances that are on an authority's radar for potential regulatory risk manageme... Read more


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Key_Evaluation of 96 Substances under CoRAP in 2019 and 2021

15 October 2018: ECHA announced plans to evaluate 96 substances suspected of posing a risk to human health or the environment under the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2019 and 2021. In 2019, 28 substances w... Read more


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Member Registrants to Receive Dossier Evaluation Decisions in 2019

10 October 2018: From January 1st, 2019, ECHA will start checking the compliance of all relevant dossiers for a given substance to all non-compliant registrants and not only to the lead registrants. Other changes will... Read more


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UK Government Publishes Guidance on Chemical Regulations to Cover the “no-Brexit deal” Scenario

1 October 2018: As the UK and EU are still working hard on the negotiations to reach anagreement on the terms of Brexit, the UK government is preparing for alleventualities, even the unlikely event of the UK leaving ... Read more


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ECHA identifies risks to terrestrial environment from lead ammunition

28 September 2018: Two weeks ago, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA ) suggested that measures were needed to regulate the use of lead ammunition in terrestrial environments in addition to those proposed for wetlands. ... Read more


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Draft Atp a GHS Revisions

24 September 2018: The EU has submitted a draft ATP to the WTO (World Trade Organization) that updates the CLP for GHS revisions 6 and 7. This ATP includes the GHS updates for flammable gas and adds the desensitized exp... Read more


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REACH Registration Numbers Update

19 September 2018: The deadline for the last wave of REACH registration of manufactured or imported substances between 1 and 100 tons per year was scheduled for May 31st, 2018.In total, 33363 dossiers have been summited... Read more


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6 New Proposals Submitted for Candidate List

13 September 2018: On September 4th, ECHA announced that 6 new proposed substances will be evaluated for the next update of the Candidate list.Here are the new submitted proposals: https://echa.europa.eu/substances-of-v... Read more


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New Zealand OEL 2018 Update

5 September 2018: The regulator of the workplace health and safety system in New Zealand, WORKSAFE, published the latest update of the ‘Workplace exposure standards and biological exposure indices’. The lat... Read more


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Vietnam National Chemical Database was officially launched by the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade

3 September 2018: Last month, Vietnam National Chemical Database was officially launched by the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT). The database contains around 170,000 substances and includes 3 sections.... Read more


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Brexit: Release of Draft Withdrawal Agreement on Chemical Regulatory Processed

31 August 2018: Last month, the Health and Safety Executive of Great Britain (HSE) has published a Notice about the management of chemicals after Brexit. In this Notice, the HSE reaffirms the engagement of the UK Gov... Read more


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Norway OEL 2018 Update - (Soon Available in ExESS)

27 August 2018: The latest Norwergian limit values have been published. The update will be available this week in ExESS. More info? Contact us: info.eu@lisam.com Read more


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257 New Chemical Substances Now Regarded as General Chemical Substance

24 August 2018: In a notification from July 31st, 2018, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Ministry of Labor and Welfare (MHLW), and Ministry of the Environment (MOE) announced that 257 subs... Read more


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Lisam Systems South Africa Talks PIF in P&C Review Magazine

23 August 2018: Our very own Belinda Berry shares unique insight on the Cosmetic PIF requirements in the South-African market. Want to know more? Check out the full article featured in the Pharmaceutical and Cosmeti... Read more


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New Information Platform to Find Registered Substances Now on Trial

20 August 2018: China's National Registration Centre for Chemicals (NRCC) has launched a Public Search Platform aimed at finding hazardous chemical registrants and their registered products. For now, the platform is ... Read more


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Lower Concentration Limit for PAHs Found in Granules and Mulches

16 August 2018: The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), in cooperation with ECHA, has worked on a proposal to suggest a combined concentration limit for eight polycyclic aromatic hy... Read more


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Tattoo Inks and Permanent Make-Up in the EU

8 August 2018: ECHA is currently assessing the chemical-related risks in tattoo inks and permanent make-up, the need for an EU-wide action, and the relevant socio-economic impacts. Here are the different questions a... Read more


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Update of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on Cosmetics Products

6 August 2018: On July 9th, 2018 a corrigendum of Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/978 has been published. The update concerns the addition of the following products to Annexes II and III of Regulation (EC) No. 1223/... Read more


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Agents Classified by the IARC Monographs, Volumes 1-122

3 August 2018: The International Agency for Research on Cancer just released a new list of classification. It is strongly recommended to consult the complete Monographs on these agents, the publication date and the ... Read more


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MADL Update Published for Metham Sodium

31 July 2018: The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) haspublished a new amendment to Title 27, Section 25805 of the California Code ofRegulations, which establishes a MADL of 290 micrograms pe... Read more


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Update of the Limit Values from Finland

27 July 2018: An update of the Finnish limit values has been published by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Finland. The Lisam data management team is busy integrating this new update before it enters in... Read more


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Key Parameters for Carrying Out Market Studies on Nanomaterials

23 July 2018: On July 17th, #ECHA announced the review of data sources, methods and parameters by the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (#EUON) to establish reliable market studies on #nanomaterials in t... Read more


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ECHA to Establish New Database on Hazardous Substances in Articles

18 July 2018: ECHA announced the preparation of a new database related to the presence of hazardous chemicals in articles by the end of 2019 for waste treatment operators and consumers. Companies producing, importi... Read more


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South Korea - 13 new substances to the Toxic List

13 July 2018: The South Korean National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) published notice 2018-28 resulting in the addition of 13 new substances to the Toxic List.Check out the new entries hereLink to Not... Read more


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Draft Adaptation to Technical Progress Proposed by CARACAL

12 July 2018: A draft amendment to CLP regulation was proposed by the Competent Authorities for REACH and CLP (CARACAL) in early March (12th adaptation to technical progress).The suggested modifications are numerou... Read more


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Lisam Systems: new page on Facebook

6 July 2018: Lisam Systems is excited to announce the launch of its Facebook page! So what are you waiting for? Drop us a like and stay aware of all the Regulatory news and much more.Follow Us Read more


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/!\ Update Notification /!\ New substances Added to the Candidate List.

27 June 2018: ECHA has added ten new substances to the REACH Candidate List. The updated list is already available in ExESS! More details about the additions"Companies may have immediate legal obligations following... Read more


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Interactive Guide on Safety Data Sheets and Exposure Scenarios Updated

25 June 2018: ECHA announces the publication of its interactive PDF Guide to help suppliers and recipients of SDS to compile and ease the understanding of substance and use information. The guide includes some crit... Read more


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ATP 11 Publication: Chemical Names Updates & Translations

20 June 2018: On April 16th, 2018, the European Commission published the eleventh ATP amending the CLP regulation. ATP 11 includes the updates of the Annex VI chemical names and their translations. It shall apply f... Read more


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Singapore Manufacturing Federation Membership

19 June 2018: Lisam Singapore is now member of SMF (Singapore Manufacturing Federation). SMF is the largest Singaporean organisation representing the interests of manufacturing and manufacturing-related industries ... Read more


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Two New Substances Identified as SVHC under REACH

13 June 2018: Trimellic Anhydride and Dicyclohexyl Phthalate (DCHP) identified by the European Commission as Very High Concern (SVHC) under REACH. Read more :Link 1 Link 2 Read more


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TRIM® VX Added as Carcinogen : California US Prop 65.

11 June 2018: /!\ Update Notification /!\ On May 25th, TRIM® VX was added to the list of chemicals known to cause cancer under California Proposition 65.The changes are already available in ExESS. Read OEHHA&rs... Read more


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ECHA Announces New Online Tools for Submitting Information to Poison Centres

18 May 2018: Under a draft CLP Implementing Regulation, importers and downstream users placing hazardous mixtures on the market will be responsible for submitting information to poison centres in the relevant Memb... Read more


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Flexisle Acquisition

15 March 2018: Lisam Systems is pleased to announce the acquisition and merger project with Flexisle. Flexisle is a provider of an online and comprehensive solution for an efficient and tailored information manageme... Read more


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Weekly News from the European Chemicals Agency

19 February 2018: Want to stay tuned with registration information, biocides updates, public consultations or ECHA events? You'll find it all on the latest issue of ECHA Weekly Read more


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ECHA Announces Exceptional Scenarios for Late Registrants

12 February 2018: Great news for companies that might be facing issues to submit their REACH registration dossier within the due date of May 31st 2018.ECHA has announced that The Director’s Contact Group (DCG) ha... Read more


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CHESSOL Featured in French Magazine, “Expression Cosmétique”

26 January 2018: Last week, our colleague, Luc LIBON, attended the 10th edition of the COSMETAGORA exhibition, where he had the privilege to be interviewed by the French magazine “Expression Cosmétique&rd... Read more


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