Authorisation in REACHThe first step of the authorisation procedure in the REACH chemicals regulation is the identification of substances of very high concern (SVHC) and their inclusion in the Candidate List. For identification of SVHC substances ECHA or member states are preparing Annex XV dossiers.
In News posts from March 2, March 18, April 25 and June 13, 2014 the background for the interests in this hazardous chemical HBCDD were explained. A popular review is available: HBCDD_blue_2013_final Among others the authorisation process in the EU was explained, which has recently come to...Read More
On 24 February and 26 February 2016 I gave lectures in Australia with the title: "Are the short-chain polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) safe alternatives?" at seminars, respectively, at the CAPIM, the University of Melbourne, and at the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage in Sydney. Read More