Productwise Live: Looking to the Green Frontier – Key EU Developments for Green Claims, Products, Packaging and Textiles
Curious to learn more about the European Commission’s proposals and initiatives striving to achieve a circular economy?
Breaking news: The European Parliament has this morning overwhelmingly approved the text of the new General Product Safety Regulations. This new legislation is a significant overhaul of the rules governing the safety of consumer products in the EU
On the 23 March 2023, the European Commission proposed a new Green Claims Directive (the “Directive”). If adopted, the Directive will have a huge impact on businesses making green claims on the products they sell in the EU.
The proposed EU restriction of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances was published on 7 February 2023. If adopted into law, the restriction will result in a ban on the manufacture, use and placing on the EU market of around 10,000 PFAS,
New applications for approval of clinical trials to be submitted in accordance with the CTR starting on 31 January 2023
Use of CTIS for new clinical trial applications becomes mandatory on 31 January 2023.
After lengthy negotiations, the ‘final’ text of the EU Batteries Regulation agreed between the European Commission, Parliament and Council has been published. Whilst it’s possible there could still be minor changes, you can expect this to be substantively the same as the final published legislation.
2022 has been a really big year for products law across the globe, with a raft of significant new measures published. Productwise brings you a round-up of the highlights from 2022 and what to look out for in 2023