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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… 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 certain substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR), category 1A or 1B
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Please find enclosed comments by EuroCommerce, the principal European organisation representing the retail and wholesale sector.
Svensk Handel (Swedish Trade Federation) (Sweden)
Please find enclosed the comments of Svensk Handel (Swedish Trade Federation) on the - Draft regulation Restriction of CMR substances in textile articles and clothing for consumer use under REACH - in the enclosed file.
The proposed restriction targets clothing and textiles other than clothing which, under normal or reasonably foreseeable conditions of use, come into contact with human skin to an extent similar to clothing. Although we acknowledge that the proposed restriction intends to restrict chemicals in clothing and to protect consumers, this approach will add complexity for toy disguise costumes, which can be considered to be in scope and which are...
Please find enclosed comments from the European textile and apparel confederation for the EC public consultation on the draft proposal to restrict CMR subtances in textile and clothing under Article 68(2) of the REACH Regulation.
Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH (Switzerland)
Restriction of CMR substances in textile articles and clothing for consumer use under REACH Dear Sir or Madam, The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH thanks for the opportunity to comment on this restriction proposal. The FH, based in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, is the leading trade association of the Swiss watch industry. The FH is a private, professional and non-profit association that currently has around 500 members representing over...
ChemSec comments to draft REACH Restriction of CMR substances in textiles ChemSec welcome the proposal from the Commission to restrict CMRs in textiles via 68(2) in REACH. Consumers need to be efficiently protected from hazardous substances and this proposal is one step in that direction. Production of textiles includes many harmful chemicals that can create harm at the production site but also in the use and waste phase. In our view a large...