11 Sep 2019

Decision on EU titanium dioxide classification expected within weeks Locked

Commission to adopt delegated act after Caracal meeting on 18 September

4 Sep 2019

France outlines priority areas for tackling EDCs Locked

Second national strategy published

Europe, France
28 Aug 2019

Tanzania shifts cosmetics regulation to standards bureau Locked

TSB publishes banned products list

Africa & Middle East, Tanzania
21 Aug 2019

Germany’s VCI publishes guidance on safe nanomaterials waste management Locked

Europe, Germany
30 Jul 2019

US escalates opposition to EU titanium dioxide, cobalt classifications Locked

New statement to WTO follows concerns raised by Australia, Mexico, the Philippines and Russia

Europe, North America, United States
16 Jul 2019

EU body urges Commission to fund research to tackle EDCs Locked

Funds should also help industry with impacts of potential bans

9 Jul 2019

Canada proposes VOC regulations for certain products Locked

Government looks to align with California requirements

Canada, North America
8 Jul 2019

Feature: Is Echa guilty of ‘overREACH’ on animal testing? Locked

3 Jul 2019

California abandons plans to modify Prop 65 reprotox calculations Locked

Change in course follows protest from broad industry coalition

North America, United States, US states
2 Jul 2019

Rules published on EU market surveillance, product compliance Locked

27 Jun 2019

Fitness check finds flaws in EU-wide chemical data assessment Locked

Delayed non-REACH Review report highlights disparate member state implementation

20 Jun 2019

Echa round-up Locked

20 Jun 2019

Exempt ‘essential uses’ to accelerate PFAS phaseout, experts say Locked

But trade association criticises 'flawed assumptions'

10 Jun 2019

The Guardian defends chemicals project against industry criticism Locked

ACC accuses media outlet of 'promoting fear'

North America, United States
6 Jun 2019

US NGO petitions for sunscreen ingredient biomonitoring Locked

North America, United States
22 May 2019

EU seeks delegated act for titanium dioxide classification proposal Locked

Move signals change of legal course for CLP classification

21 May 2019

Expert Focus: Will the Claire’s recall push the US to improve cosmetics regulation? Locked

North America, United States
9 May 2019

Blood levels of oxybenzone from sunscreen exceed US FDA threshold Locked

Preliminary study of healthy volunteers suggests some products should undergo non-clinical toxicology assessment

North America, United States
8 May 2019

NGO pushes for action on chemicals ahead of EU summit Locked

1 May 2019

New York lawmakers move to restrict toxins in children’s products Locked

Bill seeks to impose reporting requirements, bans on ‘dangerous’ substances

North America, United States, US states
25 Apr 2019

Canada considers ban on animal testing for cosmetics Locked

Measure passed Senate unanimously, but faces time-crunch in House

Canada, North America
18 Apr 2019

EU Parliament urges next Commission to ‘swiftly’ tackle EDCs Locked

Vote applies pressure for 2020 action in toys, cosmetics and FCM sectors

28 Mar 2019

US Congress round-up Locked

North America, United States
28 Mar 2019

PFAS cost to EEA health estimated at up to €84bn – report Locked

Nordic Council of Ministers project looks at workers and general population

Denmark, Europe, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
27 Mar 2019

Echa pressed to clarify reevaluation of resorcinol Locked

Group seeks legal clarity on French proposal

12 Mar 2019

Washington state priority products legislation clears Senate Locked

Programme could see restrictions, prohibitions of chemicals of concern

North America, United States, US states
11 Mar 2019

Andean countries call symposium on harmonising cosmetics legislation Locked

Andean Community, Latin America & Caribbean
7 Mar 2019

EU ministers push Commission to speed up EDC strategy Locked

Toys, cosmetics and food contact materials need to be tackled

Denmark, Europe, France, Netherlands
5 Mar 2019

Canada proposes adding 2-ethylhexyl 2-ethylhexanoate to its toxic substances list Locked

Canada, North America
21 Feb 2019

Canada clears three trimellitates in final assessment Locked

Canada, North America