SCIP database will improve transparency on hazardous substances in articles | ECHA | September 2019

Helsinki, 9 September 2019 - Under the Waste Framework Directive, suppliers of articles containing a substance of very high concern (SVHC) on the Candidate List need to provide information on their safe use to ECHA. The new SCIP database will contain information on substances of concern in articles, as such or in complex objects (products).

A prototype of the database is planned for early 2020. It will be further improved and extended with new features later that year. Companies placing articles on the EU market will need to submit notifications from 5 January 2021. The aim is to promote the substitution of hazardous chemicals and a circular economy.

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