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

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

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
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 Locked

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