15 Feb 2019

Reprotox study of disodium molybdate in rats finalised Locked

But REACH registrants must submit new PNDT study

Europe, North America, United States
15 Feb 2019

Denmark opens bids for projects on chemicals in consumer goods Locked

Denmark, Europe
14 Feb 2019

Echa round-up Locked

Europe
14 Feb 2019

Sweden’s deputy prime minister to lead international alliance on chemicals Locked

More countries 'interested' in joining initiative

Europe, Global
14 Feb 2019

French industry commits to eliminate hazardous chemicals from nappies Locked

Three-month deadline; requirement to improve consumer information

Europe, France
14 Feb 2019

UK audit committee launches inquiry into toxic chemicals Locked

Written evidence on risks, current regulations must be submitted by 8 March

Europe, UK
14 Feb 2019

EU paper calls for sustainable chemicals work to be accelerated Locked

Europe
14 Feb 2019

UK, Finland dissent led to withdrawal of PFHxA SVHC proposal

Diverging positions could prove significant in debate over REACH’s Eloc principle

Europe, Finland, UK
14 Feb 2019

NGOs call for EU non-toxic strategy before Commission's term ends Locked

Suggests minimum recommendations, urgency over EDC controls

Europe
14 Feb 2019

US-UK trade talks a chance for greater regulatory ‘efficiencies’ – ACC Locked

Industry shares perspectives at post-Brexit negotiating objectives hearing

Europe, North America, UK, United States
14 Feb 2019

Echa considers reopening concluded REACH evaluation in ‘exceptional’ move Locked

France would take over from Finland on resorcinol evaluation

Europe, Finland, France
13 Feb 2019

Belgium gears up for voluntary microplastics ban Locked

End of year deadline for phase out in cosmetics

Belgium, Europe
13 Feb 2019

NGOs urge EU states to reject changed titanium dioxide classification proposal Locked

Exclusion of spray-based sunscreens goes against Rac's scientific advice

Europe
13 Feb 2019

France notifies EU Commission of proposed rubber FCM changes Locked

Europe, France
12 Feb 2019

Guest Column: Mercedes Ortuño on her decade at Echa's BoA Locked

The outgoing chair recalls challenges including the 'battle' for functional independence

Europe
12 Feb 2019

EU begins consultation to evaluate FCM legislation Locked

Provisions not assessed since first set out 42 years ago

Europe
12 Feb 2019

Norway finds high levels of chlorinated paraffins in electrical products Locked

SCCPs and MCCPs detected

Europe, Norway
8 Feb 2019

Echa releases comprehensive Brexit chemicals instructions

Agency to open Brexit ‘window’ for transfers of UK registrations

Europe, UK
8 Feb 2019

UK's revenue and customs department publishes no-deal Brexit guidance Locked

Europe
7 Feb 2019

Echa's new siloxanes restriction plan faces industry opposition Locked

Trade body sees 'significant impact' on silicone polymers

Europe
7 Feb 2019

Cefic, CIA call for ‘finishing touches’ on Brexit agreement Locked

Europe, UK
7 Feb 2019

EU notifies WTO of 4-tert-butylphenol SVHC intention Locked

Probable 'serious effects' to environment and endocrine disrupting properties

Europe, Global
7 Feb 2019

Occupational cancers under-recognised in Europe, report finds Locked

Europe
7 Feb 2019

Norway finds errors in one-fifth of inspected chemical labels Locked

Over 800 products checked in CLP enforcement project

Europe, Norway
7 Feb 2019

Echa round-up Locked

Europe
7 Feb 2019

NGO scrutinises REACH substance evaluation failures

Report finds 34 substances of concern still on market despite 'demonstrated' risks

Europe
7 Feb 2019

Echa definition of microplastics ‘too broad’ – Cefic

Industry raises concerns over scope, evidence base of restriction proposal

Europe
7 Feb 2019

Industry criticises draft UK REACH statutory instrument Locked

CIA head also takes aim at government handling of IT database

Europe, UK
6 Feb 2019

Denmark targets ban on all fluorinated chemicals in FCMs Locked

Cardboard and paper materials in crosshairs

Denmark, Europe
5 Feb 2019

Cross-party agreement bolsters Danish microplastic efforts Locked

Political parties agree plastics collaboration

Denmark, Europe