<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/chemicals/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:53:54 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Public consultation on certification for waste treatment facilities]]>

Published : Tue, 10 Dec 2013

Mon, 24 Mar 2014

Consultation on a range of certification actions which could be undertaken in order to tackle the problem of waste shipments out of the European Union to non-OECD countries.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the modification of the REACH Annexes on Nanomaterials ]]> Published : Mon, 24 Jun 2013

Fri, 13 Sep 2013

The Commission has launched a public consultation on the options of possible amendment of REACH Annexes for the registration of Nanomaterials.

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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 20 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on exemptions from the substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment ]]> Published : Wed, 09 Jan 2013

Fri, 15 Feb 2013

Manufacturers of monitoring and control equipment are seeking new exemptions under the revised RoHS directive on hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. This product group was previously excluded from RoHS.

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Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:00:00 GMT Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Which are the TOP 10 most burdensome legislative acts for SMEs?]]>

Published : Mon, 01 Oct 2012

Fri, 21 Dec 2012

Complaints are often aired about the red tape created by European law. We want to cut red tape and we can. However, there is a definite lack of concrete proposals to reduce this burden. With this in mind, the European Commission is calling upon businesses: "Let us know what could [...]

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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on Industrial Policy Communication 2012]]>

Published : Wed, 16 May 2012

Tue, 07 Aug 2012

Developing new policies to boost the competitiveness of European industry is the aim of a new public consultation, which is meant to provide input for the review of the industrial policy communication planned for September 2012. It will focus on developing a limited number of new initiatives that can [...]

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Tue, 15 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 15 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Chemicals: ECHA draft working proramme 2013 - 15]]> Published : Thu, 12 Apr 2012

Tue, 12 Jun 2012

Five years after its adoption, the REACH Regulation is still the most ambitious and comprehensive chemicals legislation in the world.

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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the future of European Company Law]]> Published : Thu, 23 Feb 2012

Mon, 14 May 2012

The purpose of this consultation is to collect views from all interested stakeholders on the future of European company law. All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 19 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the revision of the limit values for lead in toys]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Feb 2012

Mon, 07 May 2012

The new toy safety directive 2009/48/EC introduced strict migration limits for lead in toys. The new directive also foresees the possibility to amend these limits when new scientific evidence is made available, in order to assure constant alignment on the latest scientific evidence and appropriate protection for children. The latest EFSA [...]

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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public Consultation on 20 potential Substances of Very High Concern ]]> Published : Wed, 31 Aug 2011

Thu, 13 Oct 2011

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published proposals to identify 20 chemicals as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) and thus as possible candidates for authorisation.  The aim of the authorisation process  is to ensure the good functioning of the internal market while assuring that the risks from SVHC are properly [...]

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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 30 Aug 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the preparation of a Communication on the Sustainable Competitiveness of the construction sector and its enterprises]]>

Published : Thu, 07 Jul 2011

Thu, 15 Sep 2011

6 July 2011: The Commission intends to adopt a Communication on the sustainable competitiveness of the construction sector and its enterprises by the end of 2011. It will propose a series of initiatives that could help the sector to achieve the sustainable [...]

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Wed, 06 Jul 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 05 Jul 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Share your opinion about a European passport for venture capital funds]]> Published : Wed, 15 Jun 2011

Wed, 10 Aug 2011

The European Commission launched a consultation on new European rules for venture capital funds.

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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on improving supply of raw materials in Europe through innovation]]> Published : Mon, 06 Jun 2011

Mon, 20 Jun 2011

Raw materials are vital for the EU’s economy and particularly crucial for the development of modern environmentally friendly technologies such as electric cars and photovoltaics. However their availability is increasingly under pressure. Therefore, the European Commission is seeking ideas to ensure Europe’s sustainable access and supply of raw materials. Are [...]

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Sun, 05 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 05 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public Consultation on the revision of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC]]> Published : Wed, 13 Apr 2011

Tue, 14 Jun 2011

The main objective of this public consultation launched by DG Enterprise and Industry is to ask the views and opinions of citizens and stakeholders on the various issues that may need to be addressed in a draft proposal for the revision of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC.

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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ECHA's Multiannual Work Programme 2012-2014]]> Published : Wed, 06 Apr 2011

Sun, 15 May 2011

ECHA welcomes you to read and comment the draft version of the Agency's Multi-Annual Work Programme 2012-2014.

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Tue, 05 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 05 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Second public consultation on restricting lead in jewellery]]> Published : Thu, 31 Mar 2011

Sat, 28 May 2011

ECHA calls for comments on the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis' draft opinion on a restriction concerning the placing on the market of jewellery products containing lead or its compounds. The deadline for comments is 28 May 2011.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 30 Mar 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on potential substances of very high concern]]> Published : Wed, 23 Feb 2011

Thu, 07 Apr 2011

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has today published proposals to identify seven chemicals as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) and possible candidates for authorisation. In addition, an amendment to one substance already on the Candidate List is proposed. Interested parties are invited to comment on the proposals by 7 [...]

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Tue, 22 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 22 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Commission consults on the modernisation of the European Public Procurement Market]]>

Published : Thu, 27 Jan 2011

Mon, 18 Apr 2011

Public procurement accounts for roughly 17% of the EU’s GDP. In times of tight budgets,public procurement policy must ensure the most efficient use of public funds, with a view to supporting growth and job creation. This would require flexible tools that make transparent and competitive contract awards as easy as [...]

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Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on nanomaterial definition]]> Published : Thu, 28 Oct 2010

Fri, 19 Nov 2010

Proposal for a definition of the term "nanomaterial" that the European Commission intends to use as an overarching, broadly applicable reference term for any European Union communication or legislation addressing nanomaterials

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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 27 Oct 2010 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultations from the European Chemicals Agency]]> Published : Fri, 24 Sep 2010

REACH foresees the consultation of stakeholders in the areas of Authorisation, Restrictions, proposals for testing involving vertebrate animals, and proposals for harmonised Classification and Labelling. You can provide your input via the website of the European Chemicals Agency .

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Thu, 23 Sep 2010 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 23 Sep 2010 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) calls for comments on reports proposing restrictions on mercury and phenylmercury]]> Published : Fri, 24 Sep 2010

Fri, 24 Dec 2010

ECHA has prepared a report, on the request of the Commission, suggesting restrictions on several mercury containing measuring devices. A report from Norway is suggesting a ban on five phenylmercury substances. ECHA starts today the six-month public consultation period on these proposals. ECHA, however, encourages interested parties to send in [...]

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