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

Manufacturers urged to lead the way

North America, United States
22 Nov 2018

Brazil’s RoHS may cover cars

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

Brazil, Latin America
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'

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

Stockholm Convention Review committee agrees recommendations ahead of 2019 meeting

Global
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

Europe
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

Europe
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, UK
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