BfR review alerts to data gaps for carcinogenicity of non-food-grade mineral oils Locked

A paper in the journal 'Critical Reviews in Toxicology' explains

Europe, Germany

Washington state tentatively names first priority products Locked

Safer Products for Washington zeroes in on targets for possible regulatory action

North America, United States, US states

PFAS Action Act passes House, will face Senate consideration Locked

Trump has said he will veto the landmark legislation

North America, United States

Efsa sets group intake limit for four phthalates Locked

Comments during consultation questioned inclusion of DINP

Europe

Washington expands scope of PFAS food packaging alternatives assessment Locked

North America, United States, US states

EU health commissioner candidate names EDCs as priority area Locked

Commission has to ‘step up’ to define horizontal criteria, Stella Kyriakides tells hearing

Europe

California governor vetoes bill amending toxics limits in recycled glass packaging Locked

North America, United States, US states

Washington state floats potential priority product candidates Locked

Building materials, thermal paper, electronics and fragrances eyed under state’s new programme

North America, United States, US states

French biomonitoring study sets baseline for future research Locked

Results similar to those from US and Canada

Europe, France

US Congress round-up Locked

North America, United States

India consults on draft printing ink standard for FCMs Locked

Move comes ahead of ban on solvents and plasticisers

Asia Pacific, India

Industry coalition files brief supporting US FDA Gras rule Locked

SFIC urges court to uphold voluntary food additive notification process

North America, United States

MPs demand urgent UK action on toxic substances Locked

Parliamentary committee suggests recommendations for pending chemicals strategy

Europe, UK

EU body urges Commission to fund research to tackle EDCs Locked

Funds should also help industry with impacts of potential bans

Europe

New Envi committee becomes largest in EU Parliament Locked

Europe

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

US NGOs blast industry for attempt to 'circumvent' state activity Locked

Manufacturer requests for TSCA evaluations for DINP, DIDP criticised

North America, United States, US states

EU paper trade body appoints new head Locked

Europe

US FDA contests Gras rule should be upheld Locked

Food contact approvals approach is reasonable, agency says

North America, United States

Maine bill on PFASs, phthalates in food packaging becomes law Locked

Advocates say 'broken' federal system means state-level action needed

North America, United States, US states

NGOs press TSCA advisory group to assess PV29 data adequacy Locked

Controversy continues ahead of 18 June SACC meeting

North America, United States

Greens’ EU parliament success could elevate chemicals agenda Locked

UK voting advances possibility of no-deal Brexit

Europe, UK

Maine votes to act on PFASs, phthalates in food packaging Locked

Bill would also give state disclosure, phase-out authority over other 'priority chemicals'

North America, United States, US states

EU consults on metal limits in ceramic, glass table and kitchenware Locked

Europe

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

Non-discrimination at heart of the ruling

Europe

US FDA issues guidance on notifying infant formula FCMs Locked

North America, United States

NGO pushes for action on chemicals ahead of EU summit Locked

Europe

Colombia closes consultation on food contact provisions Locked

Colombia, Latin America & Caribbean

US FDA refuses consumer advocates’ request for perchlorate hearing Locked

NGOs will explore legal options to dispute the decision

North America, United States

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