12 Dec 2019

EU chemicals policy to fall short of meeting 2030 challenges – EEA Locked

Environmental ‘state and outlook’ report says 2020 targets will be missed

Europe
12 Dec 2019

Efsa sets group intake limit for four phthalates Locked

Comments during consultation questioned inclusion of DINP

Europe
12 Dec 2019

Echa round-up Locked

Europe
12 Dec 2019

UK REACH could cost BASF around €75m Locked

Reduced substance choice a real possibility, company says

Europe, UK
12 Dec 2019

TSCA NMP assessment should address semiconductor applications as ‘standalone’ use Locked

US industry group presses Sacc peer review panel on solvent’s risk evaluation

North America, United States
12 Dec 2019

Industry objects to Philippines’ polymer exemption rules Locked

Additions to priority chemicals list also under scrutiny

Asia Pacific, Philippines
12 Dec 2019

Commission report outlines EU nanomaterial sizing methods for compliance Locked

JRC publication issued just before 1 January REACH nano deadline

Europe
12 Dec 2019

Industry welcomes progress on North American trade deal Locked

ACC highlights benefits of regulatory cooperation under USMCA

North America, United States
12 Dec 2019

EU Green Deal promises new chemicals strategy for toxic-free environment Locked

NGOs hail stronger commitment to non-toxic environment

Europe
12 Dec 2019

Council of Ministers asks for clarity on REACH, OSH coordination Locked

Commission to include issue in OSH strategic framework for 2021-2027

Europe
12 Dec 2019

Permanent hair dyes may increase breast cancer risk, study suggests Locked

Higher concentrations of aromatic amines

North America, United States
12 Dec 2019

US Congress round-up Locked

North America, United States
12 Dec 2019

US EPA round-up Locked

North America, United States
12 Dec 2019

China drafts law to allow inspection of overseas cosmetics facilities Locked

Regulation would apply to all exporting R&D companies and manufacturers

Asia Pacific, China
12 Dec 2019

North American fragrance industry launches informational website Locked

North America
12 Dec 2019

US interstate chemical reporting system launches Locked

North America, United States, US states
12 Dec 2019

Echa's Rac suggests higher reference exposure for cobalt restriction Locked

Reference value could also be used for OEL

Europe
12 Dec 2019

Human BPA exposure underestimated, researchers warn Locked

'Flawed' method has provided bulk of data

North America, United States
12 Dec 2019

Feature: Communicating chemicals – from a negative to a positive list approach? Locked

Europe
12 Dec 2019

Echa to check REACH CSR completeness from April 2020 Locked

Registrants urged to prepare for changes; webinar in January

Europe
12 Dec 2019

South Korea to simplify manufacturer risk assessment reporting requirements Locked

Reports to be combined and ministries to share information

Asia Pacific, South Korea
11 Dec 2019

EPA's issuance of Snurs after 'not likely' finding comes under fire Locked

Fragrance trade body warns of 'devastating impact' of 'not required' step

North America, United States
11 Dec 2019

US defence bill to restrict PFASs in military firefighting foam, FCMs Locked

Measure criticised for not going far enough to address substance class

North America, United States
11 Dec 2019

Public meeting sees US EPA criticised over Snur use Locked

Controversy over TSCA new chemicals programme continues

North America, United States
11 Dec 2019

Taiwan industry urged to join Pecs designation programme Locked

Registration of first batch from 1 January

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
11 Dec 2019

NTP draft report on PFOA cancer link draws 3M criticism Locked

But NGO backs conclusion of study, which faces peer review tomorrow

North America, United States
11 Dec 2019

US EPA considering plans to ‘streamline’ CBI review process Locked

Agency releases update on confidentiality claim determinations

North America, United States
11 Dec 2019

Andean countries delay harmonisation of cosmetics standards Locked

Legislation to take effect end of May

Andean Community, Latin America & Caribbean
11 Dec 2019

US EPA to host first annual conference on NAMs Locked

North America, United States
11 Dec 2019

China issues dangerous goods transport measures to replace MoT Order 2 Locked

Asia Pacific, China