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The European Commission (EC) has issued Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 19072006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) about 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone.

This draft regulation prohibits the placing of 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) on the market.

The important dates are:

  • End of comments date: September 15, 2017
  • Proposed date of adoption: First half of 2018.
  • Proposed date of entry into force: 20 days from publication in the Official Journal of the EU.



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