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ECHA to Add 7 Chemicals to REACH SVHC List

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will shortly add seven new chemical-substances to REACH regulation’s Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).┬áThe comment period was slated to last through July 4, but ECHA says that the consultation period is … Continue reading

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Cadmium Banned in Europe in November

The European Commission announced May 20 that the European Union will ban cadmium in jewelry, brazing sticks and plastics beginning this November. A Commission press release states that the new legislation, which will be adopted as an amendment under the … Continue reading

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