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"

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

Stockholm Convention Review committee agrees recommendations ahead of 2019 meeting

18 Sep 2018

California professional cosmetics ingredients bill signed into law Locked

NGO praises move towards greater transparency

North America, United States
8 Aug 2018

California hopeful on amended Prop 65 warning compliance Locked

Updated ‘safe harbour’ requirements in force from end of the month

North America, United States
21 Jun 2018

Walmart considers blockchain technology for tracing chemicals

Potential to create ‘a new era of transparency’

North America, United States
14 Jun 2018

European trade group says plastics database could ‘scare consumers’ Locked

PlasticsEurope was not consulted over packaging project

31 May 2018

European researchers create database for chemicals in plastic packaging

CBI 'hampering protection' of health and the environment

Europe, North America, United States
31 May 2018

US industry defends use of oxybenzone in sunscreens Locked

NGO campaign calls for ingredient to be phased out by 2020

North America, United States
24 May 2018

Brazilian government holds first meeting on electronics law Locked

Industry raises concerns about proposal's enforcement

Brazil, Europe, Latin America
3 May 2018

Procter & Gamble to reveal product safety process this year

NGOs say effort marks shift in industry trends around transparency

North America, United States
19 Apr 2018

Danish study finds suspected endocrine disrupting chemicals in body lotions Locked

Warning that leave-on products allow more exposure

10 Apr 2018

Brazil passes law limiting lead in school materials

Paints, inks and building coatings covered

Brazil, Latin America
10 Apr 2018

Businesses respond to Brazil’s request for EU RoHS experience Locked

Country is in process of developing similar regulation

Brazil, Europe, Latin America
8 Mar 2018

California considers microfibre labelling for polyester clothing Locked

North America, United States
22 Feb 2018

South Korea issues fines for historic humidifier biocide labelling violations

Labels said substances “aroma-therapeutic”

Asia, South Korea
22 Feb 2018

Unilever reveals fragrance ingredients online in UK, France

Initiative will roll out to rest of Europe by end of 2018

Europe, France, United Kingdom
23 Nov 2017

US children’s products trade group refutes NGO chemical ranking

Mind the Store defends retailer report card

North America, United States
16 Nov 2017

Denmark to scrap tax on PVC and phthalates Locked

Levy to cease in 2019

Denmark, Europe
19 Oct 2017

Amazon, Samsung failing to address hazardous chemicals, says Greenpeace

Apple hailed for good progress in NGO's latest electronics guide

North America, United States
18 Sep 2017

Industry coalition backs increased regulation of beauty products Locked

Personal Care Products safety Act would strengthen FDA authority

North America, United States
30 Jun 2017

EU textiles trade association backs 'soft' Brexit

Regulatory divergence is a risk to companies, says Euratex

Europe, United Kingdom
27 Apr 2017

'No legal basis' for conflict minerals enforcement slack, Democrat senators Locked

North America, United States
26 Apr 2017

TSCA new chemicals programme named a top regulatory burden Locked

Industry groups lobby Department of Commerce on array of regulations

North America, United States
28 Mar 2017

Downstream sectors urged to participate in global chemical talks

Broader industry engagement is needed to achieve Saicm goal

27 Mar 2017

Businesses benefit from US conflict minerals reporting rule, say NGOs

Groups urge SEC not to weaken or repeal due diligence requirements

North America, United States
10 Mar 2017

Microbeads ban in UK cosmetics products expected by July 2018 Locked

Measure will include imports

Europe, United Kingdom
13 Feb 2017

Critics round on 'narrow scope' of UK's proposed microbeads ban

Makeup, sunscreen and cleaning products should be included, say NGOs

Europe, United Kingdom
6 Feb 2017

Lithuanian company joins Greenpeace Detox campaign Locked

Textile manufacturer pledges to eliminate hazardous chemicals

Europe, Lithuania, Russia and CIS