15 Jul 2019

UK retailer River Island issues recall for lead and cadmium content Locked

India, China and Turkey source of clothing

Europe, UK
5 Jul 2019

The Guardian reaches funding target for Toxic America project Locked

Industry accuses media outlet of 'rehashing false claims'

North America, United States
4 Jul 2019

Human skin absorbs less BPS than BPA, study suggests Locked

BPS gives lower internal dose from thermal receipts

Asia Pacific, China, Europe, Sweden
2 Jul 2019

Floor retailers honour phthalate flooring commitments, say NGOs Locked

North America, United States
20 Jun 2019

Ralph Lauren to eliminate hazardous chemicals from supply chain by 2025 Locked

Brand to adopt manufacturing restricted substances list next year

Global, North America
6 Jun 2019

Retailers prioritise product categories for developing safer alternatives Locked

Transparency plan includes short- and long-term disclosure recommendations

North America, United States, US states
4 Jun 2019

Illinois passes BPA in receipts and cosmetics animal testing bills Locked

Legislature also sends ethylene oxide measures to governor

North America, United States, US states
21 May 2019

Switzerland bans the use of BPA and BPS in thermal paper Locked

First European country to vote to prohibit both substances

Europe, Switzerland
21 May 2019

‘Likely presence’ of PFASs found in Albertsons products Locked

Chemical group not regulated in US but EPA taking steps

North America, United States
21 May 2019

California legislature moves forward chemicals in products bills Locked

Cosmetic ingredient SDS measure clears Assembly

North America, United States, US states
16 May 2019

Amazon strengthens enforcement against lead, cadmium in children’s products Locked

Commitment is a result of Washington State investigation

North America, United States
15 May 2019

UK committee probes Amazon, Ikea, Kingfisher on chemicals management Locked

Questions asked on identifying and replacing chemicals of concern

Europe, UK
14 May 2019

UK audit committee launches consumer survey on hazardous chemicals Locked

Europe, UK
2 May 2019

Dollar Tree signs up to the Chemical Footprint Project Locked

Third retailer to join initiative, alongside Walmart and Target

North America, United States
24 Apr 2019

Expert Focus: The new Australian Industrial Chemical Introduction Scheme Locked

Asia Pacific, Australia
16 Apr 2019

Walmart sets 2025 chemicals target for textiles suppliers Locked

Company urges use of certification and chemicals management tools

North America, United States
9 Apr 2019

Greater supply chain collaboration, information key to BPA substitution Locked

Echa, Belgian ministries host workshop on thermal paper alternatives

Belgium, Europe
3 Apr 2019

Danish Coop adopts chemical requirements for toy suppliers Locked

National legislation 'insufficient'

Denmark, Europe
26 Mar 2019

Walmart, Amazon pull paint removers in the face of NGO pressure Locked

North America, United States
19 Mar 2019

Target adds symbol to products formulated without unwanted chemicals Locked

North America, United States
19 Mar 2019

Feature: Miami Beach is fourth tourist spot to consider sunscreen ban Locked

Global, North America, United States, US states
18 Mar 2019

US EPA bans methylene chloride in consumer paint removers Locked

Agency's first TSCA section 6 rule in 30 years omits commercial uses

North America, United States
7 Mar 2019

Feature: The extreme challenge of PFCs Locked

The chemical group remains a persistent problem for the outdoor apparel industry

Europe, Global
7 Mar 2019

Feature: The extreme challenge of PFCs Locked

Global
6 Mar 2019

US DIY firm to stop distributing methylene chloride, NMP paint strippers Locked

Ace Hardware offering retailers alternatives

North America, United States
19 Feb 2019

Formaldehyde risk prompts Danish mug recall Locked

Contamination found in Poland, no other recalls across Europe

Europe
14 Feb 2019

US retailer to phase out methylene chloride, NMP paint strippers Locked

Menards becomes latest company to pledge action while EPA regulations lag

North America, United States
31 Jan 2019

Methylene chloride, NMP products remain at major US retailers Locked

Safer Chemicals Healthy Families monitors companies' compliance with 2018 commitments

North America, United States
24 Jan 2019

Kingfisher to phase three chemical families out of own brand products Locked

Home improvement giant to eliminate phthalates, PFCs and halogenated flame retardants

Europe, Global
21 Dec 2018

US home improvement chain Lowe’s adopts chemicals policy Locked

Retailer says it will develop a framework to assess substances and manage risks

North America, United States