2021 GA Meeting May 12th, 14:00-15:30

2020 GA MEETING

 

The 2020 GA meeting which normally takes place in May was postponed to November 4th due to the global pandemic. The November 4th meeting which was virtual saw 20 attendees and lasted an hour as most of the GA mandated task/decisions were addressed by way of votes prior to the meeting. Chaired by Interim Chairman Dr Bernd Friede, the meeting though brief was effective with some key decisions taken as follows:

Some highlights:

  • Executive Committee: A new Executive team was endorsed with the 2nd Vice-Chairman becoming the Chairman and Secretary General maintained to ensure continuity
  • Non-EU letter of Access Fees: Letter of Access fees and administration fees for non-EU REACH-Like regulations per substance, per legal entity for non-MARA members was established
  • Members involvement in Non-EU regulations: MARA members wishing to register substances in non-EU REACH-like regulations will only pay administration fees as they own the data generated by MARA
  • Technical update: Three dossiers updated this year lead to a new classification for manganese based UVCB’s
  • 2020 Workplan and budget were ratified in Q1, 2020 via round robin votes.
PROPOSED CLP NOTIFICATION - Regulation No.1272/2008

PROPOSED CLP NOTIFICATION - Regulation No.1272/2008

The regulation on Classification, Labelling, and Packaging (CLP) of substances and mixtures, which implements the Global Harmonisation System (GHS) in the EU, entered into force in January 2009. Note that 3 January 2011 is the deadline for notification to the classification and labeling inventory of substances (the ECHA).

To assist in the harmonisation of notification, the REACH Mn Consortium has prepared the classification in accordance with the CLP regulation for manganese and certain other Mn-based substances. These CLP proposals are the result of an extensive review of existing literature and justified read-across and/or testing performed under the consortium’s programme of work towards compliance with the EU’s REACH Regulation.

The substances and proposed CLP are detailed below:

Manganese CLP Notification
Manganese Carbonate CLP Notification
Manganese Dioxide CLP Notification
Manganese Nitrate CLP Notification
Manganese Oxide CLP Notification
Manganese Sulphate CLP Notification
Manganese Sulphide CLP Notification
Manganese Dinitrite CLP Notification
Manganese Dichloride CLP Notification
Sinter Ore CLP Notification
Slags ferromanganese-manufacturing CLP Notification
Slags silicomanganese-manufacturing CLP Notification
Trimanganese tetraoxide CLP Notification


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