Publicado el Publicada en Economía circular, Español, Plásticos, Sustancias & mezclas

Under the REACH Regulation, substance recycling (and recovery) is considered equal to manufacture. In the same way as for other substances subject to REACH registration, the substance identity must be established. The information considered to be sufficient for correct identification and naming of the substance is listed in Annex VI, and includes: Name(s) in the […]

Publicado el Publicada en Economía circular, Español, Plásticos, Sustancias & mezclas

Recycling and recovery typically involve a series of process steps, often performed by multiple waste management partners. Sometimes only the final recycling step will result in the recycled material that no longer classifies as ‘waste’ under the EU waste legislation, or only a fraction of the material is recovered. Waste materials, including wastes that arise […]

Publicado el Publicada en Español, Nanomateriales, Plásticos, Reglamento REACH, Sustancias & mezclas

We do! There are various processes established under REACH of which public consultation is an integral part. Public consultations are organised by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) or the Member States to get feedback from all interested parties and collect the widest possible range of scientific information to support decision making. Here, we will outline […]

Publicado el Publicada en Detergentes, Español, Plásticos, Productos para vapear, Reglamento CLP, Sustancias & mezclas

The Classification and Labelling (C&L) Inventory is a database maintained by ECHA, containing information on the classification and labelling of substances. It is freely accessible and provides insight into the (various) classifications of the same substance applied by different (groups of) suppliers. It further contains the list of legally binding harmonised classifications, in accordance to […]

Publicado el Publicada en Español, Plásticos, Reglamento REACH, Sustancias & mezclas

SVHC stands for “Substance of Very High Concern”. Substances may be identified as SVHCs when they: meet the criteria for classification as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR) category 1A or 1B in accordance with the CLP Regulation. are Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic (PBT) or very Persistent and very Bioaccumulative (vPvB) according to REACH […]

Publicado el Publicada en Español, Nanomateriales, Plásticos, Reglamento REACH, Sustancias & mezclas

A substance is subject to authorisation when it is included in the Authorisation List (REACH Annex XIV). REACH stimulates the gradual substitution of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) by less dangerous alternatives or technologies, where technically and economically feasible. To this end, ECHA frequently assesses the substances on the “Candidate List” to determine which […]

Publicado el Publicada en Biocidas, Cosméticos, Detergentes, Español, FDS, Nanomateriales, Plásticos, Productos para vapear, Reglamento REACH, Sustancias & mezclas

When asked, companies generally respond with: “Of course we are downstream user! We purchase them from Supplier X.” Nonetheless, further examination frequently reveals that Supplier X is a non-European company, and as such, does not have any REACH responsibilities. In order to relieve their European customers of the regulatory obligation to register the imported substance, […]