18 Apr 2019

Chinese study raises concerns over di-OPEs in house dust Locked

Tri-OPEs well studied but little known about di-OPEs

Asia Pacific, China, North America, United States
18 Apr 2019

US screening tool to predict carcinogenicity Locked

Model based on gene expression profiles

North America, United States
18 Apr 2019

California agency to hold webinar on human health risk assessment Locked

North America, United States
17 Apr 2019

Data needed on 1,300 high priority chemicals – Echa Locked

First report on ‘mapping the universe’ of registered EU substances

Europe
16 Apr 2019

Low doses of nano cerium dioxide cause lung inflammation, major study finds Locked

Results are 'surprising and unexpected'

Europe, Germany
16 Apr 2019

Canada provisionally clears three triazines Locked

Canada, North America
16 Apr 2019

EPA head closes door on formaldehyde IRIS assessment Locked

Andrew Wheeler says it's 'more important' to go through TSCA

North America, United States
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

US agencies set to study health effects of PFASs Locked

Investigation will not assess whether substance causes cancer

North America, United States
11 Apr 2019

AOP knowledge base reveals thousands of possible toxicity mechanisms Locked

EPA and Environment Canada network existing data

North America
11 Apr 2019

Canada provisionally clears phenol-formaldehyde resins, certain oils Locked

Canada, North America
11 Apr 2019

Precise GenX mechanism of toxicity eludes EPA scientists Locked

Effects 'highly similar' to those of PFOS but cannot be ascribed solely to PPAR pathway

10 Apr 2019

Toxicity indicators added to chemical emissions measurement methods, JRC Locked

Europe
10 Apr 2019

River project to study BPA release from microplastics Locked

Water and sediment samples will be analysed from around the world

Global
9 Apr 2019

Greater supply chain collaboration, information key to BPA substitution Locked

Echa, Belgian ministries host workshop on thermal paper alternatives

Belgium, Europe
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

BPS may have prostate effects, suggests rodent study Locked

Researchers call for additional dose-response tests

4 Apr 2019

Preliminary results suggest BPA can affect circadian rhythms in mice Locked

As yet unpublished study by University of Calgary scientists focused on sleep patterns

North America, United States
4 Apr 2019

Mixtures assessment may require complete rethink, says JRC Locked

Review outlines major challenges with risk assessment and management

Europe
4 Apr 2019

Australia's industrial chemicals bill becomes law Locked

Implementation of early changes expected soon

Asia Pacific, Australia
4 Apr 2019

Canada sets ministerial conditions for paint ingredient Locked

Canada, North America
2 Apr 2019

Efsa study looks at emerging chemical risks in food chain Locked

Europe
28 Mar 2019

EPA hopes to release delayed IRIS handbook ‘soon’ Locked

Congressional hearing highlights continued divide over risk assessment programme

North America, United States
28 Mar 2019

Dutch SVHC action against GenX is ‘first of kind’ Locked

Proposal considers environmental mobility as distinct property of concern

Europe, Netherlands
28 Mar 2019

Echa sets up working group for deluge of EDC authorisation applications Locked

Threshold or non-threshold for octyl and nonylphenol ethoxylates

Europe
28 Mar 2019

EDC-MixRisk finds relevant chemical mixtures for risk assessment Locked

'Significant step' towards simplifying process

Europe
28 Mar 2019

PFAS cost to EEA health estimated at up to €84bn – report Locked

Nordic Council of Ministers project looks at workers and general population

Denmark, Europe, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
28 Mar 2019

Efsa publishes final version of mixtures guidance Locked

Europe
27 Mar 2019

Australia's Nicnas proposes 'managing' use and import of decaBDE Locked

Proposals based on collated evidence on the priority existing chemical

Asia Pacific, Australia
26 Mar 2019

Illinois Senate clears bill banning animal testing for cosmetics Locked

North America, United States, US states