Liquids for e-cigarettes, also known as e-liquids, are chemical products covered by several different legislations. Both e-liquids containing nicotine and e-liquids without nicotine are covered by rules, that may apply to you as a manufacturer, importer or distributor.
A new series of guidance documents cover issues important for national chemicals control.
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The EU Commission has updated the criteria for low-risk active substances in plant protection products. The new criteria apply from August 28, 2017.
The Swedish Chemicals Agency has been commissioned by the government to continue work on the action plan during 2015-2020 to achieve a non-toxic everyday environment.
3/15/2019 The European Commission is proposing that France, Hungary, the Netherlands and Sweden jointly form the Rapporteur Member State (RMS) for the renewal of the glyphosate approval.
3/8/2019 The tribunal of the Court of Justice of the EU supports Sweden in the case between Sweden and the European Commission regarding lead chromates. The verdict means that a decision granting authorisation to continue using two color pigment is now cancelled. Lead chromates is a substance of very high concern according to Appendix XIV in the REACH Regulation.
12/17/2018 The Swedish Chemicals Agency has reviewed the chemical contents of toys, jewellery and electronics purchased via e-commerce. 40 of 106 products contained banned chemical substances in concentrations above the limit values specified in the legislation. The results suggest a considerable risk that products from online merchants outside the EU contain banned chemicals.
11/5/2018 The Swedish Chemicals Agency has decided that companies are to be required to provide information on highly fluorinated substances (PFASs) for the agency's Products Register. The new provisions will come into force on 1 January 2019. As a result, information concerning PFASs will have to be reported to the Products Register for the first time in February 2020.