18 Feb 2019

NGO issues dental amalgam phase-out guidelines for practitioners Locked

Europe
18 Feb 2019

Turkey hardens rules on 'free from' claims on cosmetics labels Locked

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey
15 Feb 2019

Reprotox study of disodium molybdate in rats finalised Locked

But REACH registrants must submit new PNDT study

Europe, North America, United States
15 Feb 2019

Denmark opens bids for projects on chemicals in consumer goods Locked

Denmark, Europe
15 Feb 2019

Industry groups push 'California model' of right-to-know laws Locked

Concerns persist about a patchwork of regulations

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

Echa round-up Locked

Europe
14 Feb 2019

Sweden’s deputy prime minister to lead international alliance on chemicals Locked

More countries 'interested' in joining initiative

Europe, Global
14 Feb 2019

US EPA announces PFAS action plan Locked

Agency names TSCA a ‘gatekeeper’ for ensuring safety of new compounds

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

French industry commits to eliminate hazardous chemicals from nappies Locked

Three-month deadline; requirement to improve consumer information

Europe, France
14 Feb 2019

UK audit committee launches inquiry into toxic chemicals Locked

Written evidence on risks, current regulations must be submitted by 8 March

Europe, UK
14 Feb 2019

OECD proposal would identify countries regulating industrial chemicals Locked

Many countries still lacking legislation

Global, Multinational bodies
14 Feb 2019

US retailer to phase out methylene chloride, NMP paint strippers Locked

Menards becomes latest company to pledge action while EPA regulations lag

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

EU paper calls for sustainable chemicals work to be accelerated Locked

Europe
14 Feb 2019

UK, Finland dissent led to withdrawal of PFHxA SVHC proposal

Diverging positions could prove significant in debate over REACH’s Eloc principle

Europe, Finland, UK
14 Feb 2019

NGOs call for EU non-toxic strategy before Commission's term ends Locked

Suggests minimum recommendations, urgency over EDC controls

Europe
14 Feb 2019

US EPA round-up Locked

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

Antimony trade group raises concerns over proposed threshold limit

Users would see increased costs and process issues

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

Taiwan releases Phase II priority substances list Locked

CMR substances must be reported regardless of quantity

Asia, Taiwan
14 Feb 2019

US-UK trade talks a chance for greater regulatory ‘efficiencies’ – ACC Locked

Industry shares perspectives at post-Brexit negotiating objectives hearing

Europe, North America, UK, United States
14 Feb 2019

Imerys Talc America files for bankruptcy over lawsuits Locked

‘Not in the best interests of stakeholders’ to litigate claims indefinitely

Canada, North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

Industry review of PFHxA recommends environmental monitoring Locked

Review confirms persistence but finds substance not present in water at high concentrations

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

Echa considers reopening concluded REACH evaluation in ‘exceptional’ move Locked

France would take over from Finland on resorcinol evaluation

Europe, Finland, France
14 Feb 2019

Expert Focus: Japan's 2019 regulatory outlook Locked

Asia, Japan
14 Feb 2019

RNA study points to therapy for nanomaterial inhalation Locked

Knockout of MiRNA-378a genes limits adverse cardiovascular and metabolic effects of titanium dioxide

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

Thinktank calls for EPA IRIS programme to be scrapped Locked

NGOs dismiss report as latest in industry campaign to dismantle risk assessment scheme

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

California eyes cosmetics oversight legislation Locked

North America, United States
13 Feb 2019

Belgium gears up for voluntary microplastics ban Locked

End of year deadline for phase out in cosmetics

Belgium, Europe
13 Feb 2019

NGOs urge EU states to reject changed titanium dioxide classification proposal Locked

Exclusion of spray-based sunscreens goes against Rac's scientific advice

Europe
13 Feb 2019

France notifies EU Commission of proposed rubber FCM changes Locked

Europe, France
13 Feb 2019

Canada clears benzoates, DIDA in final assessments Locked

Government eyes Snac for new DIDA uses

Canada, North America