The European Commission (EC) is consulting for comments on the update of the list of restricted substances under REACH Regulation.
The proposed update aims to protect consumers by:
- adding substances recently classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic to reproduction (CMRs) to the list of restricted substances
- making it easier to implement the current restriction on azocolourants by referencing new test methods
- removing several obsolete provisions and references
The deadline for comments is on May 25th, 2020.