The Candidate List of substances of very high concern now contains 233 entries for chemicals that can harm people or the environment. Companies are responsible for managing the risks of these chemicals and must also give their customers and consumers information to use them safely.
Canada's ambassador to the European Union has voiced concern with proposed EU rules to curb deforestation.
A November letter from Ailish Campbell said the rules add "burdensome" requirements and will hurt trade between Canada and the EU.Here
The UK government made a general announcement 14th Nov 2022, that the deadline for when businesses across the wider economy need to use the UKCA mark has been extended until 31 December 2024.The CPA warns however that construction products fall under different regulations that have not yet been amended
The European Commission has delayed the publication of its proposal on the revision of the EU’s Directive on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE).
The government has today (Monday 20 June) announced a range of changes to make it simpler for businesses to apply new product conformity markings for most products placed on the market in England, Scotland and Wales.
Assessing chemicals in groups has sped up authorities’ work, with assessments for 1 900 substances finalised in 2021.
The Candidate List of substances of very high concern now contains 224 entries for chemicals that can harm people or the environment.
The references of 10 European Assessment Documents, or EADs for short, have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 7 March 2022.
The draft Building Safety Bill takes forward reforms to the building and fire safety system.
An enhanced Manual to the Building Regulations designed to be clear and useful for a range of audiences, and a fully searchable PDF of all Approved Documents.
The European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA) is concerned over the radical changes proposed by the European Commission in the Refined Indicative Options for the Review of the Construction Products Regulation of 8 April 2020, especially with regard to the possible discontinuation of the ETA route.