The first report of the Integrated Regulatory Strategy presents a mapping of the universe of registered substances that are on the EU market. This information helps authorities to identify, plan and monitor the progress on identifying and regulating substances of concern.
With regard to the decision of the European Council to extend the UK withdrawal negotiation deadline, ECHA advises companies to continue preparing for a new, flexible withdrawal date.
With an increased focus on evaluation and an expected increase in the number of decisions, ECHA has invited enforcement authorities to prioritise the enforcement of evaluation decisions.
ECHA has adopted the updated Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for substance evaluation, with 100 substances listed to be evaluated in 2019-2021. Registrants of the listed substances are encouraged to keep their registrations up to date and to contact the evaluating Member States.
ECHA’s Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) has adopted its opinion on the restriction proposal on hazardous substances in tattoo inks by consensus.