The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) reminds public on the application of the following REACH restrictions as of 2020.
- BPA in thermal paper — applies as of 2 January 2020;
- D4, D5 in wash-off cosmetics — applies as of 31 January 2020;
- 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) — applies as of 9 May 2020; and
- 33 CMRs in textiles and footwear — applies as of 1 November 2020
- PFOA and PFOA related substances applies as of 4 July 2020,
- Phthalates in articles applies as of 7 July 2020
Companies are encouraged to ensure compliance on the conditions of the restriction, including derogations for specific uses.