REACH foresees that Member States continuously evaluate selected substances under the so-called CoRAP (community rolling Action plan). Please find more information of affected ALIPA substances in the linked document.
Link to Q&A REACH-Evaluation of HDI Trimer.
RESTRICTION – Obligatory trainings for diisocyanates users
To ensure that workers across the EU can continue to handle diisocyanates safely, new training requirements will become mandatory for professional and industrial users under the EU’s REACH Regulation from 24 August 2023.
The user of diisocyanates – either the employer of the user or the self-employed person – must complete and document the completion of the training. If users do not comply with these mandatory trainings, they will no longer be allowed to work with diisocyanates.
ALIPA and ISOPA with industry partners are working to launch a comprehensive package of training materials to ensure workers across Europe continue to handle diisocyanates safely. This video provides an update on the status of the roll-out of the trainings. To stay up to date on future developments, ALIPA /ISOPA encourages stakeholders to sign-up for news on the availability of trainings and other relevant developments.
Further information about the training requirements is available on safeusediisocyanates.eu
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Industry Position Paper
20 February 2020 – ISOPA & ALIPA welcome the REACH Committee’s decision to adopt a restriction on diisocyanates
ALIPA member companies have finalised the registration of higher volume substances (> 100 tons per year), including monomers. Please click on the link to see the list of registered substances . ALIPA member companies continue preparing for registration of further substances.
REACH requires that specific information on the safe handling of hazardous chemicals is provided for the identified uses of registered chemicals. This information is communicated via Exposure Scenarios (ES) for each identified use which are annexed to the Safety Data Sheet known as the e-SDS (extended Safety Data Sheet) that you will receive from your supplier in due course following their own company-specific format.
We recognise there may be some questions arising from these documents and we would encourage you to address your questions to your supplier directly.
ALIPA member companies are also taking care to keep all registration information up-to-date and engage in other REACH processes (e.g. evaluation, authorization) as required.
DATA DISSEMINATION / ENDPOINT SUMMARY DOCUMENTS
ECHA disseminates major parts of the IUCLID data sets, filed with REACH registration dossiers, on its website. The disseminated information currently does not contain the endpoint summaries, which conclude the available information for the specific endpoints. Therefore ALIPA has prepared additional “Endpoint Summary Documents” for major registered substances, which in our view are required to comprehend the conclusions as derived in the registration dossiers. The information compiled in these documents is part of the registration dossiers and may serve as overview on hazardous properties of the respective substances.