15 Jul 2019

Testing underway for EU app to track SVHCs in articles Locked

Europe, Sweden
11 Jul 2019

NGOs call on Canadian retailers to ditch BPA and BPS from thermal paper Locked

Stores warned of regulatory risk of continuing with bisphenols

Canada, North America
11 Jul 2019

California SCP programme sees first manufacturers commit to alternatives analysis Locked

Five methylene chloride paint remover companies to undergo process; six others pull products

North America, United States, US states
3 Jul 2019

California abandons plans to modify Prop 65 reprotox calculations Locked

Change in course follows protest from broad industry coalition

North America, United States, US states
6 Jun 2019

Maine votes to act on PFASs, phthalates in food packaging Locked

Bill would also give state disclosure, phase-out authority over other 'priority chemicals'

North America, United States, US states
29 May 2019

California legislature continues to advance chemical bills Locked

Focus on cosmetic ingredient disclosure bill, ahead of Friday deadline

North America, United States, US states
21 May 2019

Expert Focus: Will the Claire’s recall push the US to improve cosmetics regulation? Locked

North America, United States
1 May 2019

Avon backs global ban on cosmetics animal testing Locked

Company's support adds 'significant boost' to NGO campaign

Global, Latin America & Caribbean
25 Apr 2019

Apple develops chemicals of concern prioritising framework Locked

Protocol 'adapts and extends' established methodology

Global, Multinational bodies
14 Mar 2019

Lumber Liquidators fined $33m for formaldehyde misinformation Locked

US flooring firm reaches agreement for ‘misleading investors’

North America, United States
14 Mar 2019

Congress revisits legislation to overhaul US cosmetics rules Locked

Bill looks to increase FDA's authority over personal care products

North America, United States
12 Mar 2019

Washington state priority products legislation clears Senate Locked

Programme could see restrictions, prohibitions of chemicals of concern

North America, United States, US states
28 Feb 2019

Outdoor apparel brand Gore delays PFCs phase-out goal Locked

Commercialising alternatives will take longer than expected

North America, United States
25 Feb 2019

Nordic inspections find phthalate, SCCPs in give-away items Locked

Hazardous chemicals detected in electronic products and toys

Denmark, Europe, Norway, Sweden
21 Feb 2019

Cross-sector alliance sets out chemical reporting objectives Locked

‘Mission statement’ sets long-term goal of full material declaration

Global, Multinational bodies
23 Jan 2019

Unilever discloses fragrance ingredients in Europe, US Locked

Plans to expand to 'other countries'

Europe, Global, North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

NGO, researchers call for US action on substances of concern in carpets Locked

'At least one toxic chemical' found in 12 tested samples

North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

US Senator urges FDA to investigate J&J asbestos allegations Locked

Reuters says company has known about talc products for decades

North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

Toys contain more ‘banned chemicals’ than other product types Locked

Findings from NGO analysis of 2018 EU Rapex notifications

Europe
20 Dec 2018

NGOs rally against industry's call to scrap Echa SVHC database Locked

Industry must become 'champions of transparency' and reinforce trust, they say

Europe
12 Dec 2018

Funding negotiations could delay Echa’s SVHC database Locked

Information requirements still to be defined

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
22 Nov 2018

Brazil’s RoHS may cover cars Locked

But heavy goods vehicles, such as trucks, expected to be exempt

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
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
1 Nov 2018

US NGOs notify EPA of intent to sue over methylene chloride Locked

Groups press for TSCA section 6 rule to be finalised

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

Echa SVHC database will 'add little benefit to waste operators' Locked

Sector groups raise concerns about "unnecessary burdens"

Europe
4 Oct 2018

ACC wants California to reconsider SPF priority product listing Locked

Spray polyurethane foam decision unlawful, says trade body

North America, United States
2 Oct 2018

UN expert committee recommends global action on three PFASs Locked

Stockholm Convention Review committee agrees recommendations ahead of 2019 meeting

Global