On 23rd and 24th October, 2018, in Riga, representatives from 17 European states will debate on which mechanisms would most effectively help businesses to reduce the use of harmful chemicals in their daily activities.
Since the installation of the high pressure and ultrasound equipment, the metalworking company Proring no longer uses as much hazardous substances as previously and because of this has also increased work efficiency.
With the support of the Life Fit for REACH project the metal processing company Knk Mefab will no longer need to use hazardous substances in the grinding process.
By adding 10 new substances of very high concern (SVHCs) the Candidate List has grown to 191 different chemicals.
Estonian start-up UpSteam is gathering fame with offering environmentally friendly car washing service.
Swedish government decided to start an investigation of cocktail effect of chemicals.
The European Commission released its 2017 report on the Rapid Alert System for dangerous products. The report shows that in 2017, public authorities began to increasingly use the rapid alert system, as more than 2000 alerts were circulated on the system for hazardous products.
Hundreds of consumer products with illegal amounts of restricted chemicals - it is the result of a Europe-wide project of ECHA’s Enforcement Forum.