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
19 Dec 2018

Walmart, Target sued for lead in children’s products Locked

New York attorney general's litigation also targets importer LaRose

North America, United States
13 Dec 2018

UK study finds high levels of boron in toy 'slime' products Locked

Europe, UK
13 Dec 2018

Two US grocery chains pledge action on PFAS takeout packaging Locked

Commitments from Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s follow NGO report

North America, United States
10 Dec 2018

UK product database to address chemical safety issues Locked

UK will need infrastructure to exchange data, regardless of Brexit outcomes

Europe, UK
6 Dec 2018

California extends consultation on Prop 65 clarifying amendments

North America, United States
5 Dec 2018

Amazon to ban paint strippers containing methylene chloride and NMP Locked

Policy will apply worldwide

Global, North America, United States
29 Nov 2018

Target signs up to Chemical Footprint Project Locked

Retailer sees NGO programme as extension of broader chemicals management strategy

North America, United States
22 Nov 2018

US NGO raises concerns over lead and boron in toys Locked

Blood levels of about 500,000 toddlers above five micrograms per deciliter

North America, United States
22 Nov 2018

Walgreens adopts chemicals policy Locked

Restricted substances to be phased out by 2021

North America, United States
14 Nov 2018

Apple, Walmart, Target top US retailer chemical rankings Locked

Amazon, Walgreens and Rite Aid ‘most improved’

North America, United States
8 Nov 2018

ACI, HCPA sue New York over cleaning products disclosure policy Locked

Trade bodies urge state to retract requirements

North America, United States
24 Oct 2018

Keeping EDCs out of the store

Coop Denmark has a chemicals policy that goes beyond what EU legislation imposes

Denmark, Europe
24 Oct 2018

Conflict gold reaching US company supply chains, says NGO report

More than 280 US firms potentially involved

Africa & Middle East, Belgium, Europe, North America, United States
18 Oct 2018

Three more US companies join methylene chloride phase out

Autozone, Kelly-Moore and PPG commit to action

Canada, North America, United States
11 Oct 2018

Amazon announces chemicals management policy

Retailer’s first RSL focuses on phthalates, preservatives, NP/NPE surfactants

North America, United States
11 Oct 2018

EU adopts restrictions on CMRs in textiles Locked

Covers 33 substances

Europe
10 Oct 2018 Briefing

Reducing your chemical footprint downstream Locked

Users are demonstrating progress to environmentally sound chemical management

North America
28 Sep 2018

Canadian Tire to phase out NMP, methylene chloride paint strippers Locked

Retailer follows lead of US chains

Canada, North America
27 Sep 2018

US retail giant stops selling into California 'because of Prop 65'

Products may not meet labelling requirements, says BJ’s Wholesale Club

North America, United States
20 Sep 2018

US pharmacy giant Rite Aid adopts chemical management policy

Drugstore chain's RSL will initially expand from eight to 69 substances

North America, United States
19 Sep 2018

Denmark launches consumer website on chemicals Locked

Denmark, Europe
18 Sep 2018

US NGO adds 12 companies to retailer ranking campaign Locked

McDonalds, Starbucks among those included

North America, United States
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
29 Aug 2018

Target will require suppliers to reveal chemical data Locked

US retailer unable to screen ingredients for 62% of products

North America, United States
20 Aug 2018

Walmart to phase out methylene chloride and NMP paint strippers

Retailer will remove products in North American shops and other outlets by February 2019

North America
19 Jul 2018

Cosmetics giant L’Oréal to eliminate PFASs in products

Sixth company commits to phase-out following Swedish NGO campaign

Europe, Global
19 Jul 2018

SC Johnson expands level of product fragrance disclosure Locked

Consumer giant reveals ingredients down to 0.01% in products

North America, United States
12 Jul 2018

Anses warns about allergens, irritants in clothing and footwear Locked

Formaldehyde, heavy metals found in textiles

Europe, France
11 Jul 2018

Companies voice support for toxic-free circular economy Locked

Apple, H&M, Lego and Dell among contributors to ChemSec paper

Europe