20 Mar 2019

EPA names priority candidates for TSCA evaluations Locked

Solvents, phthalates, flame retardants among proposed chemicals

North America, United States
20 Mar 2019

Danish Coop bans cosmetics containing PFAS chemicals Locked

Applies to all brands, not just those retailer-owned

Denmark, Europe
20 Mar 2019

Taiwan and China introduce controls on seven POPs Locked

Changes follow Stockholm Convention decisions

Asia Pacific, China, Taiwan
20 Mar 2019

California, Rhode Island consider expanding cosmetics ingredient disclosure Locked

State legislation looks at fragrances and flavours, substances of concern

North America, US states
20 Mar 2019

Congressional Democrats decry methylene chloride rule as 'inadequate' Locked

North America, United States
20 Mar 2019

J&J ordered to pay $29m in California asbestos case Locked

Company continues to defend products

North America, United States
20 Mar 2019

EU adopts REACH authorisation decisions on chromates Locked

Companies permitted specific uses of sodium chromate, chromium trioxide

Europe
20 Mar 2019

US CPSC to conduct hearing on future priorities Locked

North America, United States
20 Mar 2019

Taiwan EPA issues revised registration rules and Pecs list Locked

Changes reflect harmonisation efforts across EPA and labour ministry

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
20 Mar 2019

EPA proposes 28 TSCA significant new use rules Locked

North America, United States
20 Mar 2019

EU rules out industry call to delay Echa SVHC database Locked

Development of prototype stalled for resourcing discussions

Europe
20 Mar 2019

Study highlights potential hazards of nine alternative flame retardants

Scientists say compounds used as substitutes for PBDEs "should be considered for regulation" based on published toxicology data

Czech Republic, Europe
20 Mar 2019

Echa adopts Corap update to evaluate 100 chemicals in 2019-21 Locked

Member states will assess 31 substances this year

Europe
20 Mar 2019

Seoul prosecutors reopen humidifier biocide investigation Locked

New investigations follow CMIT/MIT toxicity test results

Asia Pacific, South Korea
19 Mar 2019

Children's cosmetics asbestos warning bill under consideration in US House Locked

Bill comes amid heightened Congressional scrutiny of the mineral in products

North America, United States
19 Mar 2019

Guest Column: Resorcinol faces the latest in a long line of regulatory challenges Locked

Europe, Finland, France
19 Mar 2019

India to consolidate ‘scattered’ hazardous chemicals transport regulations Locked

Asia Pacific, India
19 Mar 2019

Canada makes checks on consumer chemicals, surface coating materials Locked

Canada, North America
19 Mar 2019

Canada adds 16 substances to DSL Locked

Canada, North America
19 Mar 2019

Feature: Miami Beach is fourth tourist spot to consider sunscreen ban

Global, North America, United States, US states
19 Mar 2019

US EPA releases mercury reporting tools Locked

North America, United States
19 Mar 2019

US EPA seeks comments on workplace programme for methylene chloride Locked

Industry comments steered agency away from full prohibition

North America, United States
19 Mar 2019

Canada clears arenes, carboxylic acids and anhydrides Locked

Canada, North America
18 Mar 2019

Consultation begins on EU guidance for phthalates in medical devices Locked

Europe
18 Mar 2019

Turkey wins EU funds to build KKDIK capacity Locked

Two-year project includes software upgrade and training

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey
18 Mar 2019

Kentucky legislature sends PFAS firefighting foam restriction to governor Locked

North America, US states
18 Mar 2019

Bjorn Hansen: living the REACH story Locked

Chemical Watch's CEO Mamta Patel speaks to Echa Executive Director Bjorn Hansen

Europe, Finland
18 Mar 2019

US EPA bans methylene chloride in consumer paint removers Locked

Agency's first TSCA section 6 rule in 30 years omits commercial uses

North America, United States
18 Mar 2019

California agency rejects industry spray foam petition Locked

Safer Consumer Products moves priority product designation forward

North America, United States, US states
18 Mar 2019

EU committee publishes Opinions on fragrance and hair dye ingredients Locked

Ifra's proposed concentrations 'safe' says SCCS

Europe