UKCA update – making extended to 2024:
The deadline for when businesses need to use the UKCA mark has been extended.You can continue to use the CE marking and reversed epsilon marking on the GB market until 31 December 2024.
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17 January 2022
EU-REACH: Latest news related to new four hazardous chemicals added to the Candidate List on 17 January 2022. Now, in total 223 substances are present in Candidate List.
|#Sl||Substance name||CAS number||Reason for inclusion||Examples of use(s)|
|1||6,6′-di-tert-butyl-2,2′-methylenedi-p-cresol||119-47-1||Toxic for reproduction||Rubbers, lubricants, adhesives, inks, fuels|
|2||tris(2-methoxyethoxy)vinylsilane||1067-53-4||Toxic for reproduction||Rubbers, plastics, sealants|
|3||(±)-1,7,7-trimethyl-3-[(4-methylphenyl)methylene]bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one covering any of the individual isomers and/or combinations thereof (4-MBC)||–||Endocrine disrupting properties||Cosmetics|
|4||S-(tricyclo(5.2.1.02,6)deca-3-en-8(or 9)-yl O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or 2-ethylhexyl) O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or 2-ethylhexyl) phosphorodithioate||255881-94-8||PBT (Article 57 d)||Lubricants, greases|
Under the REACH Regulation, companies have legal obligations when their substance is included either on its own, in mixtures or in articles. Article manufacturer containing a Candidate List substance above a concentration of 0.1 % (weight by weight) must give sufficient information to their customers and consumers to allow safe us.
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