Are your REACH registrations up-to-date? ECHA to examine outstanding registrations for required updates

ECHA is setting out to identify outstanding cases where a company’s REACH status registration has not been made with the help of national enforcement authorities. Since the end of last year, companies have had clear, specific deadlines by which they would have had to update their REACH registration. ECHA announced earlier plans to enforce theseContinue reading “Are your REACH registrations up-to-date? ECHA to examine outstanding registrations for required updates”

Poison centre notifications surpass a million – new updates set to make number even bigger

Over a million notifications to the poison centre notification database have been made as of last month. This testifies to the huge market that exists as well as the importance of being able to correctly follow CLP (Classification, Labelling, Packaging) regulation. Each of these notifications are associated with a unique formula identifier which provides consumers,Continue reading “Poison centre notifications surpass a million – new updates set to make number even bigger”

Biocides booming – market predicted to grow by almost 50%

The global biocide market will reach $14.8 billion by 2028, according to Verified Market Research. This represents an increase of around 45% from the current market size valuation of $10.2 billion in 2020.   The market is expected to grow at a rate of 4.9% each year from 2021 to 2028. This indicates a booming industry asContinue reading “Biocides booming – market predicted to grow by almost 50%”

Days to go ahead of UK’s chemical compliance for British downstream users – have you arranged the required notifications?

The deadline for registering as a downstream user in Great Britain under UK REACH is quickly approaching, as the Brexit transition period finally comes to a close. Downstream users and distributors based in Great Britain will need to notify the HSE of their status by August 23, 2021 in order to continue importing products into the country. Continue reading “Days to go ahead of UK’s chemical compliance for British downstream users – have you arranged the required notifications?”

European Commission releases list of restricted substances for Biocides – is your company using one of them?

The European Commission banned new active substances in biocidal product use earlier this week.   The European Commission’s Implementing Decision of 2 August 2021 lists certain active substances not approved for use in biocidal products. The decision will be ratified later this month after it is published in the ‘Official Journal of the European Union.’  AContinue reading “European Commission releases list of restricted substances for Biocides – is your company using one of them?”

Frequently Asked Questions

What was the inspiration behind Deenamic?  Deenamic Ltd was founded by our director Louise McGrath back in 2019. The goal is to help organizations navigate regulation and steer their company towards success.  Since the company’s inception, we’ve gone on to open offices in both Ireland and London and grow our team. In fact, we’re lookingContinue reading “Frequently Asked Questions”

Safety Data Sheets face new levels of quality enforcement

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced Safety Data Sheet (SDS) compliance will be a key focus of their enforcement going forward after recent information suggests many are dangerously deficient, according to a new press release.    Safety Data Sheets are a crucial way of communicating the risks posed when working with particularly risky chemicals. DespiteContinue reading “Safety Data Sheets face new levels of quality enforcement”

New lead registrant role in UK REACH

A new UK REACH functionality will create a ‘lead registrant’ role when registering with the HSE from now on. If there are more than one registrant for a substance from now on, co-registrants in the substance group will need to establish amongst themselves who the ‘lead registrant’ is. This new position will act as theContinue reading “New lead registrant role in UK REACH”

EU REACH

REACH (Regulation, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) is a regulation of the European Union designed with the goal of improving the protection of human health and the environment from risks posed by chemicals. Additionally, it aims to enhance the competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry and promote alternative methods for the hazard assessment ofContinue reading “EU REACH”