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EU Regulation - Proposed restriction of intentionally added microplastics 2023

On the 27th April 2023 the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) reached the decision to ban intentionally added microplastics in products.

Links include:

  • The EU commission regulation
  • The ECHA timeline for implementation of the ban
  • Press release by Rethink Plastic alliance
  • Decision summary

Language: English


Rethink Plastic Alliance press releaseDownload
COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards synthetic polymer microparticlesDownload
REACH committee votes to restrict intentional microplasticsDownload
Planned timetable for proposed restriction of intentionally added microplasticsDownload