6 Dec 2018

North American trade deal backs risk-based approach to chemicals regulation Locked

USMCA ‘embraces’ principles advocated by industry, says ACC

Canada, Latin America, Mexico, 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

NGOs urge stricter controls on brominated dioxins Locked

Global study finds persistent organic pollutant in toys

Europe, Global
28 Nov 2018

BPA could get canned

A major can coatings producer has worked with other stakeholders to develop an alternative to bisphenol A-based epoxies

Europe, Global, North America
28 Nov 2018

Aise suggests review of GHS labelling hazard pictograms Locked

Need to address language barriers, comprehension issues

Europe, Global
22 Nov 2018

UN environment head resigns over $500,000 travel expenses

Excessive flights deemed 'reputation risk' for group focused on sustainability

Global, Multinational bodies
22 Nov 2018

Brazil’s RoHS may cover cars

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

Brazil, Latin America
21 Nov 2018

Turkey notifies WTO of new plastic FCM rules Locked

Regulation to take effect on 1 February

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey
20 Nov 2018

Turkey implements POPs Regulation aligned with EU Locked

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey
20 Nov 2018

Global study finds mercury in skin-lightening creams Locked

Concentrations exceed Minamata provisions, NGOs say

Africa & Middle East, Asia, Global, North America
19 Nov 2018

Mercosur publishes resolution on cosmetics manufacture and distribution Locked

Argentina, Brazil, Latin America
15 Nov 2018

Iarc finds nitrobenzenes 'possibly carcinogenic' Locked

Conclusion will trigger California listing under Prop 65

Global, North America, United States
15 Nov 2018

EU Commission eyes GHS classification for EDCs Locked

US industry group ACC says move is 'unnecessary'

Europe, Global
14 Nov 2018

Chinese crackdown threatens BIT shortages, HCPA warns Locked

Europe, Global, North America
9 Nov 2018 Briefing

Cosmetics without animal testing Locked

Customers and regulators are demanding alternative means of testing cosmetic ingredients and more of these are becoming available all the time

Global, North America
9 Nov 2018 Briefing

Time to close the loop Locked

The chemicals industry cannot simply carry on using toxic materials in its products, however safely it manages them

Global
1 Nov 2018

NGOs say impact of chemical pollutants on oceans largely ignored Locked

Report finds global and regional programmes ‘failing’

Global
1 Nov 2018

Proactive Alliance to develop policy recommendations on SiA reporting Locked

Global, Multinational bodies
1 Nov 2018

UN report highlights 'vicious' toxic substances exposure

Special rapporteur calls for development of legally binding instruments on businesses

Global, Multinational bodies
30 Oct 2018

Andean countries delay antibacterials restriction Locked

Companies have another year to adjust production of products

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America, Peru
29 Oct 2018

Chile moves closer to finalising GHS regulation Locked

Santiago's progress follows Mexico and Colombia

Chile, Latin America
25 Oct 2018

Brazil releases draft law for chemical management Locked

Presidential runoff vote could delay legislation

Brazil, Latin America
24 Oct 2018

Conflict gold reaching US company supply chains, says NGO report

More than 280 US firms potentially involved

Africa & Middle East, Belgium, Europe, North America, United States
23 Oct 2018

Consultation closes on Chile's proposed tattoo inks regulation

Work continuing on developing lists of permitted and restricted chemicals

Chile, Latin America
23 Oct 2018

OECD finds 'major challenges' in assessing benefits of chemicals regulation Locked

Report on five cost-benefit analysis case studies published

Global
18 Oct 2018

Mexico begins work on catalogue of chemical substances Locked

Aims include harmonising chemical substance nomenclature

Latin America, Mexico
12 Oct 2018

Brazil and Argentina agree joint approach to chemicals management Locked

Brazil's election result will not affect bilateral agreement

Argentina, Brazil, Latin America
11 Oct 2018

Unilever backs global ban on animal testing of cosmetics

'First' of top ten beauty companies to actively support legislative reform

Global
11 Oct 2018

Mexico's mandatory GHS standard comes into force Locked

Three year transition period comes to an end

Latin America, Mexico
11 Oct 2018

First round of mercury convention funding sees five projects approved Locked

Global, Multinational bodies