9 May 2019

Argentina sets out reporting requirements for polychlorinated biphenyls Locked

Argentina, Latin America & Caribbean
9 May 2019

California adopts Prop 65 definition for soluble nickel compounds Locked

North America, United States, US states
18 Apr 2019

US EPA issues final Snur for asbestos Locked

Critics say loophole-closing TSCA rule is insufficient

North America, United States
14 Mar 2019

Companies reported to Swedish prosecutor for chemicals non-compliance Locked

Lead, phthalates, SCCPs detected in articles

Europe, Sweden
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
28 Feb 2019

EU flame retardants threshold still too high, say NGOs Locked

New limits a 'permission slip' to contaminate toys

21 Feb 2019

Council of Ministers and Parliament agree on EU POPs update Locked

Review clause inserted to assess decaBDE limit value impact

17 Jan 2019

Cross-sector companies launch blockchain project to track cobalt Locked

Results will determine whether technology can be used to trace other minerals

20 Dec 2018

Toys contain more ‘banned chemicals’ than other product types Locked

Findings from NGO analysis of 2018 EU Rapex notifications

11 Dec 2018

EU survey finds article suppliers lack information on SVHCs Locked

Less than half of 174 companies felt ‘well-informed’

10 Dec 2018

UK product database to address chemical safety issues Locked

UK will need infrastructure to exchange data, regardless of Brexit outcomes

Europe, UK
7 Dec 2018

EU fire safety plans prompt industry discussion on flame retardants Locked

Grenfell Tower incident has raised need for action

14 Nov 2018

Apple, Walmart, Target top US retailer chemical rankings Locked

Amazon, Walgreens and Rite Aid ‘most improved’

North America, United States
1 Nov 2018

Widespread presence of 'novel' plastic chemical in homes Locked

Researchers call for tox studies on TDTBPP

Canada, North America, United States
9 Aug 2018

Industry asks for time to review proposed cobalt metal classification Locked

Specific concentration limit could bring ‘large socio-economic impact’

31 Jul 2018

Working group evaluates Brazil RoHS draft Locked

Proposal to be fine tuned in August

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
12 Jul 2018

EU auto industry wants decaBDE proposal aligned with REACH Locked

Proposed limit value would have ‘detrimental effect' on recycling, says trade body

28 Jun 2018

'Tomorrow's technology will suffer' from siloxanes SVHC decision Locked

Trade group argues compounds essential for energy and carbon dioxide reduction

7 Jun 2018

Report prompts call for Samsung to disclose workplace chemical use Locked

Workers are not given information about hazardous substances

Asia Pacific, South Korea
31 May 2018

European researchers create database for chemicals in plastic packaging Locked

CBI 'hampering protection' of health and the environment

Europe, North America, United States
24 May 2018

Washington state to evaluate six flame retardants Locked

Health department convenes stakeholder committee

North America, United States
1 May 2018

Car parts suppliers called to action on REACH, Brexit Locked

Conference shines spotlight on authorisation and substances in articles

26 Apr 2018

Chinese investigation finds toxic substances in mobile phone cases Locked

Levels breach international standards

Asia Pacific, China
10 Apr 2018

Brazil passes law limiting lead in school materials Locked

Paints, inks and building coatings covered

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
5 Apr 2018

European automotive group's 'regulatory radar' to launch this summer Locked

Releasing pilot version this month

Europe, Global
5 Apr 2018

BASF and auto industry group agree substitution criteria Locked

Chemical and vehicle manufacturers showing interest

4 Apr 2018

Arab states notify WTO of RoHS-like regulation Locked

Forty-five page regulation lists prohibited substances in materials

Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific
21 Mar 2018

Amazon's e-commerce model a 'hurdle' for chemicals policy compliance Locked

Company plans to make announcement this year

Global, North America, United States
14 Mar 2018

EU launches Jordan project to align testing of electrical equipment, toys Locked

Africa & Middle East, Jordan
11 Jan 2018

Plastics trade groups call for mutual acceptance of REACH after Brexit Locked

Associations voice opinion in run up to next phase of negotiations

Europe, UK