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 Locked

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

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

10 Jul 2018

European PET group to join antimony data gathering effort Locked

Currently available data on antimony trioxide relatively old

5 Jul 2018

Denmark investigating fines for non-compliant toys manufacturers and importers Locked

’Squishies' pulled from market after chemical emissions tests

Denmark, Europe
28 Jun 2018

Online retailers commit to speed up removal of dangerous products Locked

Amazon, eBay, Alibaba and Rakuten France sign European Commission pledge

Europe, Global
28 Jun 2018

E-commerce product safety pledge 'not enough', say NGOs

Call for more action on hazardous chemicals in online products

Europe, North America, United States
21 Jun 2018

Industry defends methylene chloride despite US retailer bans Locked

Consumers will buy paint removers in smaller hardware stores, says HSIA

North America, United States
20 Jun 2018

Campaigners secure third paint stripper victory with Home Depot Locked

Retailer to phase out NMP, methylene chloride products

North America, United States
19 Jun 2018

Sherwin-Williams to stop selling methylene chloride paint removers Locked

US retailer follows Lowe’s in phasing out products in 4,600 stores

North America, United States
8 Jun 2018

Italy to ban microplastics used in rinse-off cosmetics products

Draft Regulation also covers ear cleaning sticks

Europe, Italy
7 Jun 2018

Dollar General CEO to meet with chemical campaigners Locked

‘Step in the right direction’ for discount retailer

North America, United States
30 May 2018

Lowe's to phase out methylene chloride, NMP paint removers

NGO campaigners welcome retailer giant's commitment

North America, United States
24 May 2018

Walmart, Target push for sustainable cosmetics with industry scorecard

Chemicals in products priority in new assessment tool

Europe, North America
24 May 2018

BPS rapidly replacing BPA in thermal paper – Echa survey Locked

Usage doubled in past two years ahead of 2020 restriction

4 May 2018

US industry criticises 'misleading' baby products guide Locked

NGO coalition advises avoiding items containing toxic chemicals

North America, United States
3 May 2018

Home Depot to exclude nine chemicals from cleaning products Locked

Phase out planned by the end of 2022

North America, United States