16 Nov 2018

NGO initiative sets out criteria for floors in healthcare facilities Locked

Flooring can be 'negative contributor to air quality'

North America, United States
16 Nov 2018

Trade body urges ‘more suitable’ EU chemical policies for SMEs Locked

Europe
15 Nov 2018

Brexit: UK, EU chemicals industry welcomes agreed draft deal Locked

Associate membership of Echa still a question mark, CIA conference hears

Europe, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2018

Washington state’s flame retardant committee to hold final meeting in January Locked

North America, United States
15 Nov 2018

First TSCA draft risk evaluation finds no unreasonable risk Locked

US EPA releases pigment violet 29 preliminary determination

North America, United States
15 Nov 2018

South Korea releases biocide implementation rules and guidance Locked

Six documents published ahead of 1 January effective date

Asia, South Korea
15 Nov 2018

Echa round-up Locked

Europe
15 Nov 2018

Thailand updates cosmetics regulations

Changes include permitted preservatives and label warnings

Asia, Thailand
15 Nov 2018

Asean agrees use of MBBT (nano) as UV filter Locked

Following the EU authorising it in June

Asia, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
15 Nov 2018

US EPA proposes Snurs for 66 chemical substances Locked

North America, United States
15 Nov 2018

HP Inc: present chemicals management as a business proposition Locked

HP and IBM discuss management buy-in at Chemical Watch conference

North America, United States
15 Nov 2018

Iarc finds nitrobenzenes 'possibly carcinogenic' Locked

Conclusion will trigger California listing under Prop 65

Global, North America, United States
15 Nov 2018

EPA releases draft toxicological profiles for two PFASs

Agency sets preliminary toxicity values for GenX chemicals, PFBS

North America, United States
15 Nov 2018

Canada provisionally clears nine polyamines as 'not harmful' Locked

Canada, North America
15 Nov 2018

EU Commission eyes GHS classification for EDCs Locked

US industry group ACC says move is 'unnecessary'

Europe, Global
15 Nov 2018

Echa updates Brexit webpages for UK and EU27 companies Locked

Europe, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2018

Austria proposes green chemistry regulatory framework integration Locked

Austria, Europe
14 Nov 2018

Chinese crackdown threatens BIT shortages, HCPA warns Locked

Europe, Global, North America
14 Nov 2018

France calls for stronger EU stance on EDCs Locked

‘Homogenous awareness’ needed across different chemicals legislation

Europe, France
14 Nov 2018

Reject proposed POPs recast changes, NGOs tell MEPs Locked

EU Parliament vote set for 15 November

Europe
14 Nov 2018

EU automotive group launches ‘regulatory radar’ Locked

System will track relevant regulations being drafted

Europe
14 Nov 2018

Apple, Walmart, Target top US retailer chemical rankings Locked

Amazon, Walgreens and Rite Aid ‘most improved’

North America, United States
13 Nov 2018

Canada sets end date for nominations to its food and drug list Locked

Canada, North America
13 Nov 2018

NGOs report spike in US asbestos imports

Groups decry lobbying for chlor-alkali exemption

North America, United States
13 Nov 2018

Safety shortcomings found in 68% of inspected Finnish small workplaces Locked

Chemical risk assessment inappropriate in two thirds of companies

Europe, Finland
13 Nov 2018

US midterms trigger leadership shifts for chemical legislation Locked

‘Aggressive oversight’ expected from Democrats in charge of key House committees

North America, United States
12 Nov 2018

Business Guide to Safer Chemicals 2018: Hard choices

A small Finnish technology provider is seeking to replace hexavalent chrome in hard chrome plating

Europe, Finland
12 Nov 2018

Echa agrees to review cobalt classification method

Working group will address industry concerns over carcinogenic potency

Europe
9 Nov 2018

Echa to ‘step up’ REACH compliance efforts, Hansen tells MEPs

Agency head grilled at annual meeting on ‘failing’ approach

Europe
9 Nov 2018 Briefing

Time to close the loop Locked

The chemicals industry cannot simply carry on using toxic materials in its products, however safely it manages them