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SCIP database received 5 million notifications for harmful chemicals in products

Since 5 January, companies have had to submit data to ECHA on chemicals of concern in their products. Over five million notifications have already been received in the SCIP database, and the data will be published in the coming months.

Helsinki, 11 January 2021 - The obligation to submit data on substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles under the Waste Framework Directive applies as of 5 January 2021. The new requirements concern all companies placing articles containing SVHCs from the Candidate List on the EU market.

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