18 Apr 2019

European Parliament gives Horizon Europe go ahead Locked

At least 35% of funding will go to climate-related research

Europe, Global
17 Apr 2019

European detergents body builds case for digitalisation of product labels Locked

Trade body ramps up initiative with Echa, UN discussions

Europe, Multinational bodies
15 Apr 2019

UN talks advance on long-term global chemicals management Locked

Saicm OEWG negotiations progress on funding, objectives

Global, Multinational bodies
11 Apr 2019

Brazil’s RoHS Regulation moves closer to adoption Locked

Environment minister had considered ‘shelving’ the law

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
11 Apr 2019

Researchers urge more protection for workers from organic flame retardants Locked

Further evaluation of replacement substances required

Europe, Global
11 Apr 2019

Brazil shelves chemicals bill ‘until further notice’ Locked

Potential impact on OECD membership

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
10 Apr 2019

River project to study BPA release from microplastics Locked

Water and sediment samples will be analysed from around the world

Global
10 Apr 2019

EU highlights concerns with Israel’s draft cosmetics regulation Locked

Quarterly report requirement 'challenging and time consuming'

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Israel
5 Apr 2019

Colombia's lower chamber agrees ban on cosmetics animal testing Locked

Bill now faces two votes in the Senate

Colombia, Latin America & Caribbean
4 Apr 2019

ICCA calls for global substance information database Locked

'International navigator' would help build capacity in countries developing legislation

Global, Multinational bodies
4 Apr 2019

Draft EU enforcement regulation a RoHS compliance ‘burden’ Locked

Non-EU companies will need to appoint economic operator

Europe, Global
29 Mar 2019

Country Focus: Industry sees USMCA as chance to prod Mexican chemical management Locked

Trade deal could be North American model for the chemical sector

Global, Latin America & Caribbean, Mexico
28 Mar 2019

Proactive Alliance splits into groups to progress chemical reporting goal Locked

One aim is to establish criteria for a common ‘Substance Reporting List’

Europe, Global
27 Mar 2019

Revised petroleum sector GHS guidance expected by mid-July Locked

IPIECA provided draft in document for UN subcommittee

Global
27 Mar 2019

Feature: Has the Saicm programme made any difference? Locked

Belgium, Europe, Global
27 Mar 2019

Lack of chemicals information has caused public 'crisis in confidence' Locked

Top figures in Echa and US EPA address citizen scepticism

Europe, Global, North America, United States
27 Mar 2019

2019 Global Outlook: Key GHS developments Locked

Nhat Nguyen, Chemical Watch's chief analyst, and Cristina Garcia, regulatory and compliance analyst, discuss global developments as countries adopt the sixth or seventh edition of GHS

Global, North America
21 Mar 2019

Unea4 adopts resolutions to push forward sound management of chemicals Locked

Global, Multinational bodies
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

Turkey wins EU funds to build KKDIK capacity Locked

Two-year project includes software upgrade and training

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey
15 Mar 2019

Kenya moves towards implementing chemicals management regulation Locked

'Hybrid' bill could be in force within a year

Africa & Middle East, Kenya
14 Mar 2019

Ministerial alliance sets out ambition for a global chemicals framework Locked

Vision does not pursue legally binding agreement

Global, Multinational bodies
14 Mar 2019

Prioritise chemicals to achieve circular economy, report says Locked

Apple, H&M and Ikea outline moves towards toxic-free recycling in ChemSec publication

Europe, Global
14 Mar 2019

Sweden deputy PM: stronger global action on chemicals needed Locked

Isabella Lovin calls on countries for greater ambition

Europe, Global, Sweden
12 Mar 2019

Global Chemicals Outlook II: key findings Locked

Report highlights global trends, hazards and risks, and implementation gaps

Global, Multinational bodies
12 Mar 2019

Guest Column: GCO-II and managing chemicals and waste beyond 2020 Locked

Global, Multinational bodies
12 Mar 2019

Global goal for chemicals will not be achieved, says UN report Locked

Despite 'significant progress' GCO II summary finds major implementation gaps

Global, Multinational bodies
11 Mar 2019

Andean countries call symposium on harmonising cosmetics legislation Locked

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America & Caribbean, Peru
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

Global