In an article published on May 12, 2017 the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced that it has updated its Information on Chemicals portal. In the advanced search, for example, information on substances can now be searched by different lifecycle stages (e.g. consumer uses, professional uses, manufacture). Also, substances can be searched by nanoform to find “those substances where registrants have indicated a nanoform in their dossier,” ECHA informed.

In March 2017, ECHA published information on about 15’000 chemicals registered under REACH, downloadable as a single database (FPF reported).

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ECHA (May 12, 2017). “More clarity on hazard information of chemicals.