Links to Additional Regulatory Information

Websites for regulatory information:

 

Chemexcil

Information on REACH-  http://chemexcil-reachhelp.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=35&Itemid=49

 

ECHA (REACH)

 

Latest REACH text (including Annex XVII Restrictions and amendments) – http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/regulations/reach/legislation

Annex XIV Authorization List – http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/authorisation/recommendation-for-inclusion-in-the-authorisation-list/authorisation-list

Candidate List for Authorization – http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/candidate-list-table

Previous Proposals for Candidate List for Authorization – http://www.echa.europa.eu/web/guest/proposals-to-identify-substances-of-very-high-concern-previous-consultations

Substances of Very High Concern Identification – http://www.echa.europa.eu/web/guest/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/authorisation/substances-of-very-high-concern-identification

Applications for Authorization – http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/authorisation/applications-for-authorisation

Adopted Opinions on Authorization

Annex XVII Restriction List – http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/restrictions/list-of-restrictions

Annex XVII Submitted Restrictions under Consideration – http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/restrictions-under-consideration

Registration List- http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/information-on-chemicals/registered-substances

Pre-registered Substances- http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/information-on-chemicals/pre-registered-substances

Registry of Intentions (GHS, SVHCs, Restrictions) – http://echa.europa.eu/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/registry-of-intentions

Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) LIst of substances that EU members plan to evaluate – http://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/evaluation/community-rolling-action-plan/corap-table

Risk Management Option Analysis (RMOA) – http://echa.europa.eu/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/substances-of-potential-concern/svhc-roadmap-implementation-plan/pact

 

Eurometaux, European Association of Metalshttp://eurometaux.org/

REACH Metals Gateway:  http://www.reach-metals.eu/

 

EPA

Laws for Chemical Manufacturing- http://www.epa.gov/lawsregs/sectors/chemical.html

Laws on Toxic Substances- http://www.epa.gov/lawsregs/topics/toxic.html#chemicals

Laws on Chromium- http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/chromium.html

List of Hazardous Pollutants- http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/orig189.html

EPA List of Environmental Laws and Executive Orders: http://www.epa.gov/lawsregs/laws/index.html

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform:

https://www.epa.gov/assessing-and-managing-chemicals-under-tsca

First 10 substances for review: https://www.epa.gov/assessing-and-managing-chemicals-under-tsca/evaluating-risk-existing-chemicals-under-tsca#additional

 

OSHA

Regulations- http://www.osha.gov/law-regs.html

Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)- https://www.osha.gov/dsg/annotated-pels/tablez-1.html

Hexavalent Chromium- http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/hexavalentchromium/index.html

 

 

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Priority List of Hazardous Substances 

This list combines toxicity and human exposure, so it contains materials that are essentially non-toxic but widely used.  This puts Al higher on the list than carbon monoxide or chromic acid.

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/spl/index.html

 

Maine DEP logoMaine  Green Chemistry:  Toxic Chemicals in Children’s Products

Chemicals of  High Concern List – http://www.maine.gov/dep/safechem/highconcern/index.html

California Green Chemistry:  Safer Consumer Products

Toxic Substances Control- http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/pollutionprevention/greenchemistryinitiative/index.cfm

Safer Consumer Products – http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/pollutionprevention/greenchemistryinitiative/index.cfm

Safer Consumer Products Chcmical Lists – http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/SCP/ChemList.cfm

Draft Regulations:  http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/pollutionprevention/greenchemistryinitiative/gc_draft_regs.cfm

 

ChemSec

SIN list (Priority substances of very high concern)- http://www.sinlist.org/

 

 Subsport

Various Legislation and information on chemical substitution in Europe – http://www.subsport.eu/substitution-in-legislation

 

 

US Government Bills in progress – information, text, tracking progress:

Open Congress:  http://www.opencongress.org/

GovTrack:  http://www.govtrack.us/

 

Regulatory Documents:

RoHS Directive- http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1437495701691&uri=CELEX:32002L0095

RoHS Recast- http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1437494849128&uri=CELEX:32011L0065

China RoHS (In English)- http://www.chinarohs.com/docs.html

WEEE Directive- WEEE Directive

REACH Directive- http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2007:136:0003:0280:en:PDF

Draft of substances in Annex XIV- http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13640/draft_axiv_entries_summarytable_4th_en.pdf

Classification and Labeling (CLP)- http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32008R1272:EN:NOT

Federal Register, OSHA Hex Cr rules- http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_id=18599&p_table=federal_register

Federal Register, EPA Hex Cr rules- Federal Register Vol 77, No 182, p58219-58253, Sep 19, 2012