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Impacts of the phthalates EU ban

Impacts of the phthalates EU ban July 19th 2018 The European Commission is finally taking action against four phthalates – and we wanted to offer a news analysis where we looked at what is being banned what production will be affected and what alternative materials there are to replace these phthalates According to the proposed restriction presented in the REACH Committee the four

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Phthalates given a reprieve by the EU surprisingly given

In a surprisingly pro-science stance the European Commission has swatted away a rebellion by the Danish environmental authorities to race ahead of the science and institute a ban on 4 types of phthalates These plasticizer chemicals have been targeted by many environmental and consumer NGOs over the past 15 years or so for allegedly being endocrine disruptors and contributing to every

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Commission broadens inquiry into phthalates beyond toys

The European Commission has accepted proposed European Parliament amendments to the draft Directive on phthalates which ask it to explore the potential health risks of phthalates in products other than PVC toys However other amendments voted through by MEPs contradict each other on which toys should be covered by a phthalates ban

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are mainly other phthalates Some technical formulations may contain bisphenol A (CAS No 80-05-7) as an additive in the range 0 025–0 5% (European Commission 2008) Trade names for di(2-ethylhexyl) phtha late (DEHP) include: Bisolex 81 Bisolex DOP Compound 889 Corlex 400 DEHP Diacizer DOP Dioctyl phthalate DOF DOF (Russian plasticizer) DOP ESBO-D 82 Ergoplast FDO Ergoplast

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(European Commission 2003a) but have not been shown to affect reproductive outcomes (Hushka et al 2001 Kavlock et al 2002a) Compared with the large body of experimental evidence suggesting reproductive or develop mental toxicity of phthalates human data are rather limited (Hauser and Calafat 2005 Meeker et al 2009) Nevertheless in light of concerns about the potential adverse health

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REACH Restrictions

COMMISSION REGUL ATION (EU) 2018/2005 of 17 December 2018 amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concer ning the Registration Evaluation Author isation and Restr iction of Chemicals (REAC H) as regards bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) dibutyl phthalate (DBP) benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (Text

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Guidelines on phthalates in medical devices

Following a request from the European Commission the Scientific Committee on Health Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) provided the final version of the Guidelines on the benefit-risk assessment of the presence in the medical devices specified in the mandate of phthalates which have one or more of the following properties: carcinogenic mutagenic toxic to reproduction or endocrine

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European Union Amends Annex XVII Regarding

European Union Amends Annex XVII Regarding Phthalates Contact UL July 19 2016 European Commission (EC) has issued a proposal for restriction under Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration Evaluation Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Restriction under Article 69(2) on four classified phthalates

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European Commission intends to add EDC properties for four

On 11 December 2015 the European Commission submitted Notification No G/TBT/N/EU/329 to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) proposing an additional reason for the four phthalates (DEHP DBP BBP and DIBP) on the candidate list due to their properties of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC) whose health effects give rise to an equivalent level of concern under REACH

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Firms grow impatient over EU phthalates ban

With the European Commission still apparently unwilling to break this logjam Ecpi is now concerned that the DINP risk assessment has been tabled for consideration at an EU risk reduction committee session in November The association believes this to be inappropriate since the draft assessment recommends that no risk reduction measures are necessary

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EU Stops Unscientific Ban on Phthalates

"Phthalates Given a Reprieve by the EU — Surprisingly Given European Devotion to the Precautionary Principle " by American Council on Science and Health Plastics! Nothing to FearIn a surprisingly pro-science stance the European Commission has swatted away a rebellion by the Danish environmental authorities to race ahead of the science and institute a ban on []

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The EU in 2016

Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič Giovanni La Via Member of the European Parliament Jean-Claude Juncker President of the European Commission Sgolne Royal French Minister for the Environment Energy and Marine Affairs Ban Ki-moon Secretary-General of the United Nations Martin Schulz President of the European Parliament Commissioner Miguel Arias Caete and Ivan Korčok

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Alexander Wenzel

As part of the Life Sciences practice of Hogan Lovells Brussels Alexander Wenzel advises clients on European Union and national regulation of medicinal products medical devices cosmetics biotechnology products and foodstuffs He assists clients in navigating the multijurisdictional regulatory requirements governing their activities such as conduct of clinical trials the transport and

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European Commission issues interpretation of Directive

The European Commission guidance indicates that on 21 March 2010 medical devices placed on the market at that time must comply with Directive 2007/47/EC This clarifies a point that was not clear in Directive 2007/47/EC (2007/47/EC does not amend the In Vitro Diagnostic Devices Directive IVDD 98/79/EC ) The newly published guidance document discusses five topics: Compliance of medical

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The European Commission requested ECHA to review the available new scientific information for these phthalates and to evaluate whether there is evidence that would justify a re-examination of the existing restrictions According to the work plan agreed between ECHA and the European Commission

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How to turn waste into a plastic alternative

Today's plastics made from petroleum contain phthalates and other plasticizers – a sort of "soup" of organic and even inorganic compounds – and no bacteria or fungus on their own can break them down That's why they remain for so long in the forests and seas " PET refers to a general-purpose thermoplastic polymer used in plastic bottles and other packaging as well as in

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European Commission

The European Commission has finally published the draft amendment to Regulation No 847/2000 regarding the concept of "similar medicinal product" for the purposes of the Orphan Medicinal Products Regulation A key incentive of this Regulation is the ten-year market exclusivity that protects an orphan medicinal product whereby national competent authorities shall not accept an application

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About this Publication on Phthalates in school supplies

At the request of the European Commission the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) assessed the overall scientific quality of the Danish report The Opinion on Phthalates in school supplies was adopted by the SCHER on 17 October 2008 following a public consultation 4 Specific questions asked by the European Commission to the SCHER For its Opinion on

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Preliminary Guidelines on Phthalates in Medical Devices

In mid-March of this year the European Commission issued a public consultation on phthalates in medical devices If your company markets or intends to market in Europe a medical device containing phthalates you may already be aware of this consultation if not you need to be aware of it

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Endocrine disrupting properties to be added for four

ECHA has submitted a recommendation to the European Commission to amend Authorisation List (Annex XIV of REACH) entries by adding the endocrine disrupting properties of four phthalates Once the Commission decides on the amendment some previously exempted uses will require authorisation ECHA has prepared a recommendation to amend the Authorisation List to include endocrine

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