The past few weeks have been dominated by the COVID-19 crisis, and while most of us are working from home, EU regulations and legislation continue to apply.
To ensure you stay up-to-date with the latest developments, join Steptoe's EU Chemicals team for weekly updates via on demand videos on selected topics that are of interest to our clients and the chemicals industry in general. Please register below to access this week's complimentary video.
- ECHA Integrated Regulatory Strategy report
- ECHA Board of Appeal Decision in case A-011-2018
Please be on the lookout for next week's round-up, which will be sent on June 2. If you have any suggestions for future topics, or questions on the topics discussed, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
In Case You Missed It
Ruxandra Cana, Deborah Attwood, and Eléonore Mullier covered the Commission's note on the definition of intermediates and the US FDA's and TTB's regulation of hand sanitizers, including their policies applicable to alcohol-based hand sanitizers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Darren Abrahams, Ruxandra Cana, Eléonore Mullier, and Erik Janus discussed ECHA extensions of deadlines for industry, the US EPA's existing regulation of disinfectants and their response to COVID-19, and the renewal of Biocidal Active Substances including draft guidance on data & Art. 95.
David O' Sullivan, Ruxandra Cana, and Eléonore Mullier provided an update on Brexit, and discussed COVID-19 measures for personal protective equipment (PPE) and REACH Committee upcoming meetings and discussions.
Darren Abrahams, Ruxandra Cana, and Eléonore Mullier covered COVID-19 measures for medicinal products, COVID-19 developments in Member States, and the do's and don'ts in submitting comments under REACH and CLP procedures.
Ruxandra Cana and Eléonore Mullier provided an update on REACH completeness check procedure, the impact of COVID-19: on the extension of deadlines and the availability of authorities, and strategy on sustainable chemicals.