Environment & Energy Report

Six More Chemicals Listed as High Concern by European Agency

Jan. 15, 2019, 6:29 PM

The European Chemicals Agency added six hazardous substances Jan. 15 to a list of high concern chemicals under the European Union’s REACH law, triggering new requirements for companies handling them.

The listing means companies must notify the chemicals agency if products they import into the EU contain one or more of the substances, and they must provide more safety information to business customers and consumers about the compounds. The chemicals are listed as substances of very high concern under REACH (Regulation No. 1907/2006 on the registration, evaluation, and authorization of chemicals).

In the case of the six substances added...

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