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

Europe
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

Europe
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

Europe
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

Global
7 Dec 2018

EU fire safety plans prompt industry discussion on flame retardants Locked

Grenfell Tower incident has raised need for action

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
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

Europe
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
24 May 2018

Brazilian government holds first meeting on electronics law Locked

Industry raises concerns about proposal's enforcement

Brazil, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean
24 May 2018

Negative impacts of US conflict minerals law being 'exaggerated' Locked

Study claims companies keen to see DRC rule repealed

Europe, North America, United States
10 Apr 2018

Businesses respond to Brazil’s request for EU RoHS experience Locked

Country is in process of developing similar regulation

Brazil, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean
29 Mar 2018

Automotive groups defend lead-acid batteries in California Locked

Stakeholders call for SCP programme to focus on "greatest impact" products

North America, United States
7 Mar 2018

Norwegian study examines flame retardants in plastic waste Locked

Europe, Norway
15 Feb 2018

UAE's RoHS-like regulation causing 'mass confusion' Locked

Hundreds of products waiting to be put on the market, says consultant

Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe, UAE
8 Feb 2018

Brazilian RoHS could prove 'difficult for small suppliers' Locked

More details about implementation needed, says EEE trade group

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
11 Jan 2018

Plastics trade groups call for mutual acceptance of REACH after Brexit Locked

Associations voice opinion in run up to next phase of negotiations

Europe, UK
9 Nov 2017

Efforts to ban PFHxS globally move forward Locked

But debate continues over PFOA exemptions

Europe, Global
18 Oct 2017

Three EU member states start new substance RMOAs Locked

Commission preparing the same for three suspected CMR substances

Belgium, Denmark, Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden
12 Oct 2017

US electronics trade body defends EPA and final TSCA rules Locked

IPC involved in counter lawsuit

North America, United States