11 Sep 2019

Decision on EU titanium dioxide classification expected within weeks Locked

Commission to adopt delegated act after Caracal meeting on 18 September

24 Jul 2019

Canada allows airports to use fluorine-free firefighting foams Locked

US grapples with availability of alternatives

Canada, North America
17 Jul 2019

South Korea expands VOC controls and tightens limits in paint Locked

Maximum limits set and substances added to scope

Asia Pacific, South Korea
11 Jul 2019

Trump objects to PFAS foam restrictions, threatens to veto spending bill Locked

Congress mulls wide menu of options for addressing contamination under NDAA

North America, United States
11 Jul 2019

California SCP programme sees first manufacturers commit to alternatives analysis Locked

Five methylene chloride paint remover companies to undergo process; six others pull products

North America, United States, US states
11 Jul 2019

China launches stricter VOC management plan Locked

New standards and regulatory crackdown to affect key industries

Asia Pacific, China
9 Jul 2019

Canada proposes VOC regulations for certain products Locked

Government looks to align with California requirements

Canada, North America
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
1 Jul 2019

Canada adds Benpat, certain cobalt substances to toxic substances list Locked

Canada, North America
13 Jun 2019

EU trade groups call for changes to formaldehyde restriction proposal Locked

Test methods source of concern

11 Jun 2019

Feature: Is the EU lowering global standards for toxic and persistent substances? Locked

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Global, Multinational bodies
9 May 2019

California adopts Prop 65 definition for soluble nickel compounds Locked

North America, United States, US states
2 May 2019

DSM to phase out chemicals of high concern from coating resins business Locked

CMRs and PBTs targeted

Global, Multinational bodies
30 Apr 2019

EU consults on RoHS exemptions for DEHP, lead Locked

24 Apr 2019

Canadian draft screening assessment provisionally clears diazenedicarboxamide Locked

Canada, North America
24 Apr 2019

Industry group pushes for lead-free electronics in high reliability sectors Locked

North America, United States
18 Apr 2019

Georgia legislature sends PFAS firefighting foam bill to governor 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
27 Mar 2019

Echa pressed to clarify reevaluation of resorcinol Locked

Group seeks legal clarity on French proposal

14 Mar 2019

Companies reported to Swedish prosecutor for chemicals non-compliance Locked

Lead, phthalates, SCCPs detected in articles

Europe, Sweden
21 Feb 2019

Council of Ministers and Parliament agree on EU POPs update Locked

Review clause inserted to assess decaBDE limit value impact

13 Feb 2019

Canada clears benzoates, DIDA in final assessments Locked

Government eyes Snac for new DIDA uses

Canada, North America
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

7 Dec 2018

EU fire safety plans prompt industry discussion on flame retardants Locked

Grenfell Tower incident has raised need for action

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
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
18 Oct 2018

California agency ramps up regulatory efforts under SCP programme Locked

Proposal taking shape to address paint strippers containing NMP

North America, United States
11 Oct 2018

EU adopts restrictions on CMRs in textiles Locked

Covers 33 substances

2 Aug 2018

Nickel industry 'surprised' by scrutiny in California Locked

Committee will consider possible DART Prop 65 listing for metal and its compounds

North America, United States