30 Aug 2019

DuPont to phase out long-chain PFASs by end of the year Locked

Company will also ban purchase and use of PFAS firefighting foams by 2021

Global, North America, United States
21 Aug 2019

Germany’s VCI publishes guidance on safe nanomaterials waste management Locked

Europe, Germany
16 Aug 2019

California issues Prop 65 factsheets on auto parts, chloroprene Locked

North America, United States, US states
5 Aug 2019

FluoroCouncil wants policy discussion on SVHC equivalency Locked

Member State Committee’s GenX decision triggers industry concern

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
24 Jun 2019

US EPA proposes partial bans on four PBTs Locked

TSCA ‘expedited’ risk management rules announced

North America, United States
10 Jun 2019

The Guardian defends chemicals project against industry criticism Locked

ACC accuses media outlet of 'promoting fear'

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
23 May 2019

NGOs criticise EU for requiring exemption from global PFOA ban Locked

9 May 2019

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

Non-discrimination at heart of the ruling

29 Apr 2019

Skin contact main exposure route for flame retardants in furniture, study suggests Locked

Little release from polymer-integrated retardants

North America, United States
24 Apr 2019

Singapore plans to regulate 11 chemicals as hazardous substances Locked

Licensing and permits expected by 2020

Asia Pacific, Singapore
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
19 Feb 2019

Norway finds microplastics at bottom of North Sea Locked

Europe, Norway
11 Dec 2018

EU survey finds article suppliers lack information on SVHCs Locked

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

18 Sep 2018

US NGO adds 12 companies to retailer ranking campaign Locked

McDonalds, Starbucks among those included

North America, United States
13 Sep 2018

Egypt adopts REACH restrictions to cover leather production Locked

Africa & Middle East, Egypt
11 Sep 2018

US environmental groups lobby Congress for ban on new PFASs Locked

Organisations push for phase-downs on full class of substances

North America, United States
9 Aug 2018

Anses calls for CMR restriction in feminine hygiene products Locked

French agency says current regulation is ‘insufficient’

23 Jul 2018

EU project assesses 'critical' PFAS use in textiles Locked

MIDWOR-Life finds only fluorinated compounds provide oil repellency

14 Jun 2018

European trade group says plastics database could ‘scare consumers’ Locked

PlasticsEurope was not consulted over packaging project

12 Apr 2018

Echa recommends restriction on flame retardants in polyurethane foams Locked

Exposure to TCEP, TCPP and TDCP poses carcinogenicity risk to infants

Europe, North America, United States
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
15 Mar 2018

Industry representatives start talks on cross-sector material declarations Locked

It will help track and share information on SVHCs, say delegates

Europe, Global
15 Feb 2018

Indoor air pollution: UK doctors to research impact on children's health Locked

World’s first comprehensive study of its kind, researchers say

Europe, UK
13 Feb 2018

EU enforcement project finds non-compliance in jewellery, toys Locked

Phthalates, asbestos also detected

21 Dec 2017

The Netherlands starts RMOA on two substances Locked

Chemicals used to clean swimming pools, in dyes

Europe, Germany, Netherlands
23 Nov 2017

EU enforcement pilot to target phthalates, flame retardants Locked

Substances in articles project to include electrical products, building materials

9 Nov 2017

Efforts to ban PFHxS globally move forward Locked

But debate continues over PFOA exemptions

Europe, Global