With the publication - last June - of the update of the so-called "Candidate List", the ECHA (European Agency for Chemistry) has included among the extremely worrying substances candidates for the authorization procedure in compliance with the REACH Regulation , the lead.
Inclusion in the candidate list implies immediate obligations for its suppliers, such as:
- in the professional field, provide information on all SVHC substances present in the articles;
- communicate the related instructions on safety of use;
In view of the meeting of the 'Noise Expert Group' (working group involving Member States and stakeholders on the issue of noise) the European Commission has issued a first presentation of the results of the study that was commissioned for the evaluation and evaluation of impact of the 2000 / 14 / EC Directive on the environmental noise emission of machines and equipment intended to operate outdoors.
A scenario in which the United Kingdom leaves the EU without agreement remains unlikely, given the mutual interests of the United Kingdom and the EU in securing a result for the negotiations.
However, the British government is preparing for all eventualities, since, to date, there is no certainty about the outcome of the negotiations.
With the Communication TRIS / (2018) 02125, the European Commission has opened the notification procedure for a proposal to amend the German Decree on materials in contact with drinking water, with particular reference to the criteria for the evaluation of metallic materials.
In view of the full application of the 2012 / 19 / UE 'RAEE2' Directive (15 August 2018), a guide was prepared by Orgalime to help manufacturers understand the new scope and subsequent obligations.
The new list of harmonized standards for the 246 / 1 / EU "EMC" Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive was published in the Official Journal of the European Union C13 / 2014 of the 30 last July.
The list is visible by clicking here.
Ecodesign of electric motors - New draft revision of the regulation
DG Energy has opened the interservice-circulation procedure for the proposal to revise the 640 / 2009 regulation on the eco-design of electric motors (Lot 30).
With this procedure, the DG responsible for the development of the proposal, shares the text with all the other Commission DGs in order to give them the opportunity to comment on it.
The May 16 was approved in the Council of Ministers, the Legislative Decree 18 May 2018, n. 65 "Implementation of the Directive (EU) 2016 / 1148 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 6 July 2016, laying measures for a common high level of network and information systems security in the Union", which also transposes the Directive in Italy NIS (acronym NIS - Network and Information Security) laying measures for a common high level of security of networks and information systems in the Union.