While an increase in the importance of the logistics sector is anticipated by 2030, the sector is also expected to be hindered by increasing regulation. The results are based on a study reviewing high level experts from the Baltic Sea Region regarding transportation.
Four new substances have been added on the Candidate List of substances of very high concern for Authorisation. The identification as SVHC brings about obligations to article manufacturers and suppliers, especially.
ECHA's annual conference provided an overview of Europe’s chemical legislation activities. The focus is turning from substance registrations to risk management measures, hazardous mixtures and articles.
The new harmonised EU Poison Centre Notification sets notification obligations to importers and downstream users of hazardous mixtures. The deadline for submissions of hazardous mixtures in consumer use is already on 1.1.2020, in case no notifications under national legislation exist for such mixtures.