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NEW EUROPEAN DIRECTIVE ON DRINKING WATER

NEW EUROPEAN DIRECTIVE ON DRINKING WATER

February 11, 2021 » Communications

On January 12th 2021 the new European directive on drinking water came into force. Member States have two years to transpose it into their National laws. Directive 2184/2020 provides an update of water quality standards. Twenty years after the entry into force of the first directive on drinking water (98/83/EC), the European Union has revised the contaminant thresholds (e.g. lead) and has introduced limits for new substances. Starting from January 12th 2023 the old Directive will be...More

LITHIUM ADDED TO THE EU LIST OF CRITICAL STRATEGIC RAW MATERIALS

LITHIUM ADDED TO THE EU LIST OF CRITICAL STRATEGIC RAW MATERIALS

September 25, 2020 » Communications

On September  3rd the European Commission presented an action plan for the sourcing of critical raw materials, with a 2020 list of raw materials and a prospective study on those needed for European strategic technologies with a 2030-2050 time frame. The action plan aims at reducing Europe’s dependence on third countries by diversifying supply from primary and secondary sources, improving resource efficiency and circularity and promoting responsible sourcing worldwide. The list of...More

INTERLABORATORY ON ENAMELLED OBJECTS RELEASE

INTERLABORATORY ON ENAMELLED OBJECTS RELEASE

September 26, 2018 » Communications

The National Associations of EEA have concluded the collection of the Interlaboratory data on enamelled objects release. The most signifcant evidence of the Round Robin Test was presented at CISP Annual Conference, taking place in Bologna on Friday November 29th.  The project aimed at analyzing data on the release from enamelled objects using different simulants, among the most used in tests for food contact, in order to provide a scientific basis for published standards and the dialogue...More