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    DUCC issues paper on history of supporting REACH

    DUCC published a paper to highlight its activities over the last 10 years which are contributing to the implementation of some of the actions identified in the Commission report on the operation of REACH, as the result of the REACH 2017 review. (e.g. action 1 on the update of registration dossiers, action 3 on extended safety data sheets and action 12 on the interface between REACH and Occupational Safety & Health). 

    FEICA as member of the Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination Group (DUCC) has contributed to the development of the paper, and more importantly, to the activities included therein regarding the REACH Regulation. 

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    How to use SUMIs: operational framework (DUCC)

    Safe Use of Mixtures Information (SUMI) is a communication template, developed by the Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination Group (DUCC) to facilitate the information-flow downstream to the end-users.

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    DUCC - Substance Evaluation Tips for Downstream Users For members

    DUCC publication, December 2016

    If you are a downstream user of a substance listed in the draft Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) and you own or have access to useful information (such as use, exposure and risk assessment data, even measured data), this document lists the actions you can take.

    This information compliments ECHA's leaflet on Substance Evaluation

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    FEICA in the news - FEICA publishes Use Maps to help improve communication under REACH

    Polymers Paint Colour Journal (PPCJ), Vol. 206 - n° 4627, December 2016.

    In this article, Divina Goméz, Regulatory Affairs Manager at FEICA, said that she "urges registrants to use the data contained in the FECA Use Maps to prepare or update their REACH dossiers."

    All information on the FEICA Use Maps can be found on the FEICA website here.

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    Joint statement on Sector use maps

    A joint statement titled "Improving the safe use of chemicals in Europe through excellence in supply chain communication" was signed on 6 October 2016 by DUCC, ECHA and CEFIC.

    Accurate and clear information on the conditions of safe use of chemicals generated and communicated along the supply chain is essential in ensuring the successful implementation of the European Union’s REACH Regulation. To that end, DUCC, ECHA and CEFIC acknowledge the crucial role that sector use maps play in achieving excellence in supply chain communication.

    Please see the ECHA and CEFIC communications for more info.

    FEICA (as part of DUCC) will continue promoting the tools and raising awareness among downstream industry organisations to produce sector use maps to support registrants in generating meaningful exposure scenarios.


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    FEICA Guidance Paper 2016 - Specific Consumer Exposure Determinants (SCEDs)

    The SCEDs concept was initiated in 2012 and the activity has since been integrated into the "Chemical Safety Report/Exposure Scenario 2018 Roadmap" - action 2.5, to assist registrants with the next REACH registration deadline.

    In this context the SCEDs facilitate the harmonisation and communication of the conditions of safe use of consumer products along the supply chain. Consequently, they document typical conditions of use expressed in a format that can be fed into the commonly applied exposure assessment tools. 

    SCEDs are intended to represent realistic assumptions for consumer exposure assessments, provided in the form of ‘factsheets’.

    This document contains the four FEICA SCED-factsheets developed so far, that cover the following adhesive and sealant products: universal glues, glues for DIY-use, spray glues, and joint sealants

    Given that SCEDs are meant to cover direct uses of consumer products/articles, an additional SCED to cover glues actively marketed for use by children is under development. Furthermore, a background document, aiming to justify our values, is also under development and will be published on the website as supporting paper.

    Guidance on the use of the SCEDs is also available on FEICA's public website.

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    DUCC publishes new document on Safe Use of Mixtures (SUMI)

    DUCC published an explanatory document on "Sector Specific approaches towards developing and communicating information for the safe use of mixtures” which includes a template on the SUMI – the Safe Use of Mixtures Information, thus providing its members and formulators with an important tool for compliance with the REACH obligations in communicating safe use conditions of mixtures, as per article 31 (7) of REACH. FEICA is also working on the approach outlined in the document and, being a partner of DUCC, gave input to the guidance.

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    Guidance at a glance - ES series (1) - ECHA's CSR/ES roadmap - FEICA's contribution For members

    This first document in the 'Guidance at a Glance - Exposure Scenarios (ES) Series' is a general document to explain FEICA’s contribution to ECHA’s Chemical Safety Report/Exposure Scenario (CSR/ES) roadmap, which sets out an action plan to improve the mechanisms needed to get ready for the next REACH registration deadline in 2018.

    FEICA, as an active participant in the programme is committed to deliver its plan actions to achieve the goals of the REACH Regulation for the safe use of chemicals.

    To that aim, FEICA has been an active contributor to the development of aspects of the Roadmap, either alone or through its participation in the Downstream Users of Chemicals Coordination group (DUCC). To ensure the link with the registrants, FEICA also collaborates with CEFIC to bring the views of the downstream users.

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    Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination Group