4 Jul 2019

New Envi committee becomes largest in EU Parliament Locked

Europe
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
27 Jun 2019

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
20 Jun 2019

EU paper trade body appoints new head Locked

Europe
20 Jun 2019

US FDA contests Gras rule should be upheld Locked

Food contact approvals approach is reasonable, agency says

North America, United States
18 Jun 2019

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
6 Jun 2019

Greens’ EU parliament success could elevate chemicals agenda Locked

UK voting advances possibility of no-deal Brexit

Europe, UK
6 Jun 2019

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
30 May 2019

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

Europe
9 May 2019

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

Non-discrimination at heart of the ruling

Europe
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

Europe
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

Europe
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

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'

Europe
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

Europe