22 Oct 2018

Member states urged to reject chromate authorisation applications Locked

Safer alternatives exist for wool dyeing and decorative chrome plating, NGOs say

Europe
18 Oct 2018

US legislation to allow PFAS alternatives in airport firefighting foams Locked

North America, United States
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

Commission launches review of end-of-life vehicles Directive Locked

A focus on inconsistencies and overlaps with other EU legislation

Europe
11 Oct 2018

Canadian draft assessment provisionally finds base oils are not harmful Locked

The government considered 39 petrochemical UVCBs

Canada, North America
10 Oct 2018 Briefing

A mixed picture on the ground Locked

The reality of REACH and CLP enforcement is considerably more complex than regulators might think

Europe
4 Oct 2018

Commission notifies WTO of TDFA restriction proposal Locked

Europe
27 Sep 2018

Industry concerned with TSCA chlorinated paraffin Snurs Locked

Five-year notification requirements could bring downstream uncertainty

North America, United States
20 Sep 2018

EU rejects Japan’s request for motorcycle parts phthalates exemption

Increased transitional period also unjustified says EU

Asia, Europe, Japan
13 Sep 2018

EU trade groups join call to ditch proposed decaBDE threshold Locked

Industry associations raise concerns ahead of European Parliament vote

Europe
6 Sep 2018

Cross-sector group considers blockchain technology for SiA standard Locked

Proactive Alliance to discuss technology's potential at next meeting

Europe, Global
30 Aug 2018

China's coating industry completes consultation on 'low-VOC' standard Locked

Final adoption expected to happen in 2019

Asia, China
30 Aug 2018

Canada confirms safety of metal industry waste products Locked

Canada, North America
23 Aug 2018

Volkswagen finds cadmium in 124,000 plug-in cars Locked

German car manufacturer may have to recall affected models

Europe
9 Aug 2018

Industry asks for time to review proposed cobalt metal classification

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

Europe
24 Jul 2018

Member states back EU chromium authorisation applications Locked

EDC and diglyme uses also approved

Europe
12 Jul 2018

EU auto industry wants decaBDE proposal aligned with REACH

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

Europe
28 Jun 2018

DecaBDE proposal would 'end recycling of car, electronics plastics' in Europe Locked

Derogation for recycled material must be included, says industry

Europe
14 Jun 2018

US investors chide companies for thin conflict minerals reports

SEC statements 'do not provide avenue to neglect due diligence reporting'

North America, United States
7 Jun 2018

NGOs urge restriction proposal on titanium dioxide consumer articles Locked

Member states to discuss carcinogen classification on 13 June

Europe
31 May 2018

UK aerospace sector ‘deeply concerned’ about scope of Echa’s future role Locked

Cefic, Eurometaux also raise doubts in feedback to draft strategic plan

Europe
24 May 2018

Chinese cities phase out solvent-based coatings

Variety of approaches adopted and industries targeted

Asia, China
3 May 2018

Concerns raised about EU methanol restriction on windscreen fluids Locked

Institute says financial impact will outweigh health benefits

Europe
3 May 2018

NMP added to REACH restricted substances list Locked

Six-year deferral for wire coatings sector

Europe
1 May 2018

Car parts suppliers called to action on REACH, Brexit Locked

Conference shines spotlight on authorisation and substances in articles

Europe
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

Chemical and vehicle manufacturers showing interest

Europe
5 Apr 2018

Agreement close on second revision of carcinogens and mutagens Directive

Europe
22 Mar 2018

Enforcement pilot to target EU chromium VI authorisations Locked

CLP pilot on control of internet chemicals sales shows high non-compliance

Europe
15 Mar 2018

Industry representatives start talks on cross-sector material declarations

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

Europe, Global