The lead battery industry has urged the European Commission to use its discretion to grant an Article 58(2) exemption from REACH authorisation for use of lead compounds in battery manufacturing. Four lead compounds – lead monoxide, lead tetroxide, pentalead tetraoxide sulphate and tetralead trioxide sulphate have been proposed for inclusion on the REACH 7th priority […]read more
Winter meeting of the Pb REACH Consortium General Assembly
The next meeting of the Pb REACH Consortium General Assembly will take place on 20 June 2023, from 11h to 17h EEST. The GA meeting will take place ahead of the International Lead Conference Pb2023, at the Grand Hyatt Athens, Greece, and will be an in-person only event. GA Representatives should please contact the Secretariat if they plan to attend, specifying any dietary requirements.
General Assembly meetings provide an ideal opportunity for members to find out more about the progress of the Consortium’s extensive workplan, and to discuss regulatory challenges affecting the Consortium and its substances. During the next meeting, Consortium members will receive updates on key topics such as REACH Authorisation, the REACH Review, and the ongoing advocacy and communications campaign activities funded via member companies’ voluntary contributions. A draft agenda will be issued in Q2; any members with specific topics they wish to be included should please contact the Secretariat by end April 2023.