Newsletter 2018

 

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Vol. 18, No. 3 – SCC Newsletter – EXTRA – EU-ED Criteria, REACH Registration Obligations and Agricultural news

Date: 9 May 2018

EU-ED CRITERIA, REACH REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS AND AGRICULTURAL ISSUES

This Extra Newsletter informs on a short track about recent developments of EU regulations with regard to organic farming, food risk assessment and ED criteria for active substances, safeners or synergists.

Moreover, Commission clarified its position on registration obligations regarding cease of manufacturing before the 2018 REACH deadline.

In addition, a statement on EPA’s Interim Science Policy for the Replacement of Animal Testing for Skin Sensitisation is included and a report on the 16th International Fresenius Conference "Food Safety and Dietary Risk Assessment" which took place in Mainz, Germany.

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Vol. 18, No. 2 – SCC Newsletter – New business unit Corporate Development, ED criteria and other regulatory topics

Date: 29 March 2018

REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS AND THE WIND OF (GLOBAL) CHANGE

This edition of the Newsletter introduces Dr Hans-Josef Leusch who has been appointed as head of our Corporate Development business unit launched in January 2018. With regard to the important issue of endocrine disruption and corresponding criteria, please find a regulation update and a report on one of the latest congresses for your review. This issue of the SCC Newsletter also includes articles that refer to important information concerning the fields of agrochemicals, biocides, chemicals, and regulatory science (international maximum residue limit (MRL) setting). Some information on the recent European developments in politics (Brexit) is also given.

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Vol. 18, No. 1 - SCC Newsletter - Quick News: ECHA provides solutions for incomplete REACH dossiers

Date: 7 February 2018

ECHA PROVIDES SOLUTIONS WHEN REACH DOSSIERS ARE INCOMPLETE BY THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE

On 15 December 2017, the directors contact group (DCG) discussed how to help registrants when facing the problem that data required for the REACH dossier will not be ready for submission until 31 May 2018. The proposed solutions for companies being in such exceptional circumstances can be found following this link. The proceedings how to benefit from these solutions were published by ECHA in a press release on 31 January 2018 in the course of the ECHA stakeholders’ day and can be found here.

In case a company cannot provide a complete REACH Annex VII or VIII data set until 31 May 2018 through no fault of its own, a claim being an exceptional case can be filed.
Please have a look at this Quick News edition of the SCC Newsletter for further information.

In addition, the Quick News informs on ECHAs restriction proposal for the use of formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers.

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