4 Sep 2019

France outlines priority areas for tackling EDCs Locked

Second national strategy published

Europe, France
6 Aug 2019

Israel proposes updated migration limits for toys Locked

New rules would align with EU standards

Africa & Middle East, Israel
31 Jul 2019

Trinidad and Tobago proposes migration limits for toys Locked

Labelling and testing requirements also introduced

Latin America & Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago
18 Jul 2019

Echa round-up Locked

16 Jul 2019

EU body urges Commission to fund research to tackle EDCs Locked

Funds should also help industry with impacts of potential bans

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
2 Jul 2019

Rules published on EU market surveillance, product compliance Locked

27 Jun 2019

Fitness check finds flaws in EU-wide chemical data assessment Locked

Delayed non-REACH Review report highlights disparate member state implementation

12 Jun 2019

'Imminent' UK furniture safety standards may reduce flame retardant use Locked

'Outcome-based' approach will consider all risks, minister says

Europe, UK
10 Jun 2019

The Guardian defends chemicals project against industry criticism Locked

ACC accuses media outlet of 'promoting fear'

North America, United States
5 Jun 2019

US EPA denies aluminium industry's TSCA reporting petition Locked

North America, United States
29 May 2019

California legislature continues to advance chemical bills Locked

Focus on cosmetic ingredient disclosure bill, ahead of Friday deadline

North America, United States, US states
29 May 2019

Egypt proposes new migration limits for 19 substances in toys Locked

Approval would see them replace outdated standards

Africa & Middle East, Egypt
23 May 2019

Circular economy approach must secure consumer trust – EU Commission Locked

Helsinki Chemicals Forum hears views from DG Environment, Echa

21 May 2019

Expert Focus: Will the Claire’s recall push the US to improve cosmetics regulation? Locked

North America, United States
8 May 2019

NGO pushes for action on chemicals ahead of EU summit Locked

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

26 Mar 2019

Production restarts at Indian J&J talc plants Locked

Lifting followed by BIS authorised laboratory testing

Asia Pacific, India
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
20 Feb 2019

Massachusetts legislators renew effort to ban flame retardants Locked

Previous version saw 'pocket veto' by state governor

North America, United States
14 Feb 2019

UK audit committee launches inquiry into toxic chemicals Locked

Written evidence on risks, current regulations must be submitted by 8 March

Europe, UK
31 Jan 2019

New York governor announces proposal to expand ingredient disclosure Locked

Andrew Cuomo floats 'Consumer Right to Know Act'

North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

NGOs rally against industry's call to scrap Echa SVHC database Locked

Industry must become 'champions of transparency' and reinforce trust, they say

12 Dec 2018

Funding negotiations could delay Echa’s SVHC database Locked

Information requirements still to be defined

12 Dec 2018

Butanone, antimony most reported substances in Oregon scheme Locked

NGO compiles responses from Toxic-Free Kids programme

North America, United States
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
10 Dec 2018

Major European project finds high phthalates levels in toys Locked

Enforcement collaboration destroyed more than 30,000 products

29 Nov 2018

Set EU RoHS methodology before more assessment, industry says Locked

Seven substances being considered for inclusion

22 Nov 2018

Call for electronics sector safety standard for environment, health Locked

Manufacturers urged to lead the way

North America, United States