15 Aug 2018

BfR: BPA link with dental condition in children 'unlikely' Locked

Estimated oral intake lower than test-rat exposure

Europe, Germany
9 Aug 2018

Trade group warns of 'over regulation' of four phthalates Locked

Association raises concern about ‘double listing’ of substances

Europe
7 Aug 2018

Germany to make metals in drinking water assessment change Locked

Europe, Germany
7 Aug 2018

Arsenic, nickel released from grill racks, German authority finds Locked

Europe, Germany
3 Aug 2018

Bottled water study flags small-sized pigment particles, microplastics Locked

Ninety percent not picked up by most analytical measures

Europe, Germany
30 Jul 2018

Industry groups defend FCMs following US paediatrics report Locked

NGOs urge state, voluntary action on chemicals of concern

North America, United States
24 Jul 2018

Substances in plastic packaging database published

Europe, North America, United States
23 Jul 2018

American pediatrics group presses for FCM reforms Locked

AAP highlights BPA, phthalates, PFCs among 'additives of most concern'

North America, United States
19 Jul 2018

Maharashtra adapts to single-use plastics ban amid complaints Locked

Steep fines and jail sentences used to enforce ban

Asia, India
10 Jul 2018

NGOs call for FCM scope in REACH phthalates restriction Locked

Member states slated to vote on proposal this week

Europe
10 Jul 2018

European PET group to join antimony data gathering effort Locked

Currently available data on antimony trioxide relatively old

Europe
10 Jul 2018

Efsa elects chairs of FCM panel Locked

Europe
9 Jul 2018

Danish study finds cans of tomatoes with BPA lining Locked

Denmark, Europe
5 Jul 2018

Titanium dioxide could be linked to diabetes, research suggests Locked

Pilot study finds particles in pancreas

North America, United States
4 Jul 2018

EU ministers: strict harmonised water contact materials measures needed

Proposal under construction products Regulation ‘impractical’

Europe
4 Jul 2018

UK must follow EU FCM legislation after Brexit, says trade group Locked

Debate over the future of non-harmonised materials

Europe, United Kingdom
3 Jul 2018

Bill to remove phthalates from FCMs introduced into US Senate Locked

North America, United States
28 Jun 2018

Brazil set to enforce FCM regulations on cellulosic materials Locked

Rules adopted from ones drawn up by Mercosur

Argentina, Brazil, Latin America, Uruguay
14 Jun 2018

European trade group says plastics database could ‘scare consumers’ Locked

PlasticsEurope was not consulted over packaging project

Europe
5 Jun 2018

Regulators need industry data on PA oligomers, Germany says Locked

Substances are found in plastic kitchen utensils

Europe, Germany
31 May 2018

European researchers create database for chemicals in plastic packaging

CBI 'hampering protection' of health and the environment

Europe, North America, United States
30 May 2018

EU plastics pollution proposal ‘fails to address’ hazardous substances

EEB says chemicals can ‘easily leak’ into the environment

Europe
23 May 2018

EU mulled legal action against France's BPA ban Locked

Internal disagreement prevented proceedings in 2015

Europe, France
15 May 2018

Experts support action on PFASs in paper, board FCMs

Nordic workshop presented three scenarios to attendees

Europe
14 May 2018

EU regulation of FCMs 'outdated and full of holes'

Industry efforts seen to be filling a void

Europe
10 May 2018

Danish investigation finds fluorinated substances in cake packaging Locked

But intentional use has decreased

Denmark, Europe
9 May 2018

New York sets procurement rule on PFASs in food containers Locked

But FlouroCouncil calls the move ‘unnecessary'

North America, United States
4 May 2018

US industry criticises 'misleading' baby products guide Locked

NGO coalition advises avoiding items containing toxic chemicals

North America, United States
1 May 2018

Swiss project finds excessive hazardous chemical levels in FCMs Locked

High levels of mineral oils, photoinitiators, chlorinated substances

Europe, Switzerland
1 May 2018

Consumer group holds EU food packaging and circular economy roundtable Locked

Europe