CMR substances in textile, clothing and footwear | EU Commission announces upcoming REACH restriction

This draft Regulation would introduce a new entry into Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. It would prohibit the placing on the market of the substances listed in Appendix 12, above specified concentrations, in: i) Clothing and related accessories, ii) textiles other than clothing which, under normal conditions of use, come into contact with the skin to an extent similar to clothing, iii) footwear. The restriction is expected to be adopted on the 3rd quarter of 2018

Link to draft restriction and Annex.

Substances in the scope of the restriction are listed in the footnote. Use Chemycal PRO to understand the extent to which your substances and products are affected. Register for a free trial or contact us to schedule a demo:


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