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The third PMT Workshop 2021

The third PMT Workshop 2021: “Getting control of PMT substances under REACH”

The third PMT Workshop entitled " Getting control of PMT and vPvM substances under REACH" took place as an online conference on the 25th and 26th of March 2021. It was organized by the German Environment Agency (UBA) and the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI). read more

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Media coverage and dissemination PMT/vPvM criteria

Media coverage and dissemination PMT/vPvM criteria

Through the initiative by UBA, the hazard caused by persistent (degrade only very slowly in the environment) and at the same time polar and "mobile" substances to the sources of our drinking water has been problematised. Below is a selection of media coverage and dissemination from journalist, regulators, scientists, NGOs and legal bodies. This chronological list was last updated July 2020. read more

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) PMT/vPvM criteria

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) PMT/vPvM criteria

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) related to the PMT/vPvM criteria to identify PMT/vPvM substances under REACH are answered. The answers include scientific and regulatory views substantiated by monitoring data, simulation and model studies and impact considerations. References to scientific publications are given. read more

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The final PMT/vPvM criteria after public consultation

The final PMT/vPvM criteria after public consultation

The final PMT and vPvM criteria are the result of several public consultations and the scientific and technical development under REACH. Over 100 scientists and institutions contributed with thorough scientific and technical comments. The following criteria were presented at the 30th Caracal meeting (01 - 02 July 2019) and are also published in UBA TEXTE 127/2019 (Neumann and Schliebner, 2019). read more

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The second PMT Workshop 2018: “PMT substances under REACH”

The second PMT Workshop 2018: “PMT substances under REACH”

The second PMT Workshop entitled "PMT and vPvM substances under REACH. Voluntary measures and regulatory options to protect the sources of drinking water" took place on the 13th-14th of March 2018 in Berlin. It was organized by UBA and the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI). Over 100 experts from 15 nations representing the water suppliers, chemical industry, academia and regulators attended. read more

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Public consultation on the PMT/vPvM criteria

Public consultation on the PMT/vPvM criteria

Between 2016 and 2019, the UBA carried out several public consultations to ensure a wide agreement on the PMT/vPvM criteria. This led to the publication of the result of the scientific and technical development of PMT/vPvM criteria and guidelines for their assessment under REACH, which were unveiled at the 30th Caracal meeting in 2019 (Doc. CACS/MS/19/2019; CARACAL-30; 01 - 02 July 2019). read more

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The First PMT Workshop 2011

The First PMT Workshop 2011 "REACH: Assessment of Relevance to Raw Water”

The first PMT Workshop entitled "Evaluation of the relevance of substances to raw water in the context of the REACH regulation" took place in Dessau-Rosslau, Germany, on the 19th of January 2011 with 28 experts from water suppliers, water research institutes, universities and authorities. Below is a short summary of the workshop outcomes and the demands of the participants. read more

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