9 May 2019

BoA Decision expected to have major impact on EU data sharing Locked

Non-discrimination at heart of the ruling

9 May 2019

US FDA issues guidance on notifying infant formula FCMs Locked

North America, United States
8 May 2019

NGO pushes for action on chemicals ahead of EU summit Locked

3 May 2019

Colombia closes consultation on food contact provisions Locked

Colombia, Latin America & Caribbean
25 Apr 2019

US FDA refuses consumer advocates’ request for perchlorate hearing Locked

NGOs will explore legal options to dispute the decision

North America, United States
25 Apr 2019

Consumer advocates ask court to vacate US FDA Gras rule Locked

Motion for summary judgement argues food contact approvals approach 'unlawful'

North America, United States
24 Apr 2019

Canadian draft screening assessment provisionally clears diazenedicarboxamide Locked

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

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
22 Mar 2019

Minnesota legislators consider trichloroethylene ban Locked

North America, United States, US states
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
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
26 Feb 2019

Brazil releases draft regulation on FCM additives Locked

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
21 Feb 2019

NGOs question industry petition to amend FDA ortho-phthalates regulations Locked

Disagreement continues on safety of four substances

North America, United States
19 Feb 2019

Norway finds microplastics at bottom of North Sea Locked

Europe, Norway
19 Feb 2019

Formaldehyde risk prompts Danish mug recall Locked

Contamination found in Poland, no other recalls across Europe

13 Feb 2019

Canada clears benzoates, DIDA in final assessments Locked

Government eyes Snac for new DIDA uses

Canada, North America
20 Dec 2018

Efsa panel lowers tolerable intakes for PFOS and PFOA Locked

Exposure assessment is 'highly uncertain'

19 Dec 2018

FluoroCouncil tells Washington state to consult PFAS packagers on ban Locked

Draft plan 'does not go far enough in seeking appropriate stakeholder input'

North America, United States
14 Nov 2018

Apple, Walmart, Target top US retailer chemical rankings Locked

Amazon, Walgreens and Rite Aid ‘most improved’

North America, United States
25 Oct 2018

Photoinitiators to form trade group to handle REACH, FCM issues Locked

Half a dozen companies have expressed interest in the plans

1 Oct 2018

Latin American trade bloc revises regulation on plastics for FCMs Locked

Latin America & Caribbean
18 Sep 2018

US NGO adds 12 companies to retailer ranking campaign Locked

McDonalds, Starbucks among those included

North America, United States
13 Sep 2018

Human study suggests BPA could trigger insulin resistance Locked

Test levels at US 'safe' dose

North America, United States
11 Sep 2018

US environmental groups lobby Congress for ban on new PFASs Locked

Organisations push for phase-downs on full class of substances

North America, United States
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
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
10 Jul 2018

NGOs call for FCM scope in REACH phthalates restriction Locked

Member states slated to vote on proposal this week

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 & Caribbean, Uruguay
21 Jun 2018

Walmart considers blockchain technology for tracing chemicals Locked

Potential to create ‘a new era of transparency’

North America, United States