23 May 2019

Circular economy approach must secure consumer trust – EU Commission Locked

Helsinki Chemicals Forum hears views from DG Environment, Echa

Europe
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

Europe
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
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

Europe
12 Dec 2018

Funding negotiations could delay Echa’s SVHC database Locked

Information requirements still to be defined

Europe
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

Europe
29 Nov 2018

Set EU RoHS methodology before more assessment, industry says Locked

Seven substances being considered for inclusion

Europe
22 Nov 2018

Call for electronics sector safety standard for environment, health Locked

Manufacturers urged to lead the way

North America, United States
22 Nov 2018

Walgreens adopts chemicals policy Locked

Restricted substances to be phased out by 2021

North America, United States
22 Nov 2018

Brazil’s RoHS may cover cars Locked

But heavy goods vehicles, such as trucks, expected to be exempt

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
15 Nov 2018

HP Inc: present chemicals management as a business proposition Locked

HP and IBM discuss management buy-in at Chemical Watch conference

North America, United States
8 Nov 2018

Canada links cosmetics colourant to cancer risk Locked

Industry says not all data accounted for however

Canada, North America
24 Oct 2018

Industry groups tell Echa: reconsider SVHCs database Locked

Circular economy goals better met by investing in recycling technology

Europe
15 Oct 2018

Canada consumer products enforcement exercise finds mixed results Locked

Canada, North America
11 Oct 2018

Echa SVHC database will 'add little benefit to waste operators' Locked

Sector groups raise concerns about "unnecessary burdens"

Europe
11 Oct 2018

EU adopts restrictions on CMRs in textiles Locked

Covers 33 substances

Europe
1 Oct 2018

Flame retardant ban signed into California law Locked

Children's products, mattress foam and upholstered furniture covered

North America, United States
29 Aug 2018

Target will require suppliers to reveal chemical data Locked

US retailer unable to screen ingredients for 62% of products

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
5 Jul 2018

J&J to reveal fragrance ingredients in its babycare products Locked

Transparency initiative will launch in August

North America
28 Jun 2018

Online retailers commit to speed up removal of dangerous products Locked

Amazon, eBay, Alibaba and Rakuten France sign European Commission pledge

Europe, Global