11 Oct 2019

NGOs call on US EPA to take ‘immediate action’ on 1-BP Locked

North America, United States
10 Oct 2019

Echa to assist with POP risk profile for dechlorane plus Locked

Europe, Global
10 Oct 2019

Swedish team finds 'ultra-short-chain' PFASs in water systems Locked

Little-studied substances more difficult to remove than longer-chain cousins

Europe, Sweden
10 Oct 2019

EPA publishes draft plan for IRIS assessment of inorganic mercury salts Locked

North America, United States
9 Oct 2019

Iarc gives justifications for monographs programme update Locked

Possibility considered of merging groups 2A and 2B in preamble

Global
9 Oct 2019

Biomonitoring California releases agenda for November panel Locked

North America, United States, US states
8 Oct 2019

UN committee recommends global ban on PFHxS Locked

Experts warn against using alternative fluorinated substances

Global, Multinational bodies
3 Oct 2019

US agency releases toxicological profile for silica Locked

North America, United States
3 Oct 2019

No effect in half of laundry pod ingestion cases, review finds Locked

And clinical features are 'minor' in 90% of cases involving them

Europe, UK
3 Oct 2019

UN should consider how chemicals affect genders differently, say NGOs Locked

Post-2020 Saicm negotiations discuss exposure differences for men and women

Africa & Middle East, Global, Multinational bodies
3 Oct 2019

EU Commission updates REACH test methods Regulation Locked

Europe
3 Oct 2019

Green solvents could be emerging pollutants, scientists suggest Locked

Concerns over persistence of some ionic liquids

Europe, Sweden, UK
3 Oct 2019

Unprecedented interest in Echa's proposed microplastics restriction Locked

Consultation received close to 500 comments from wide range of industries

Europe
1 Oct 2019

US government report recommends measuring progress on alternative tests Locked

North America, United States
26 Sep 2019

Echa round-up Locked

Europe
26 Sep 2019

Authority of Echa's BoA confirmed with EU court victory Locked

Germany, BASF had challenged appeal board's review of substance evaluation

Europe, Germany
26 Sep 2019

Germany's PMT concept 'not fit for purpose', says Cefic Locked

Documents submitted to Caracal criticise use of Koc coefficient for criteria

Europe, Germany
26 Sep 2019

NGO: impact assessment needed for REACH annex changes affecting animals Locked

CFI raises concern about waiver for a reproductive-developmental toxicity screening study

Europe
26 Sep 2019

Debate needed on specific EU rules for chemicals in e-cigarettes – consumer body Locked

Anec paper suggests concentration limits

Europe
25 Sep 2019

PV29 data 'was not sufficiently robust', expert committee finds Locked

EPA’s draft TSCA evaluation criticised by Sacc over risk characterisation

North America, United States
20 Sep 2019

US EPA extends comment period for proposed TSCA PBT rule Locked

North America, United States
19 Sep 2019

US Society of Toxicology urges EPA to be flexible over testing Locked

Concerns over 2035 deadline for ending mammalian testing

North America, United States
19 Sep 2019

Plastics cause in vitro toxicity via unknown mixtures, study finds Locked

Three quarters of products tested were hazardous

Europe, Germany
19 Sep 2019

Peer review confirms developmental toxicity of MCHM Locked

North America, United States
19 Sep 2019

Precautionary approach needed for EU tattoo ink restriction proposal – NGOs Locked

Groups suggest recommendations, including omission of derogations

Europe
18 Sep 2019

Cefic calls for EDC fitness check result ahead of REACH amendments Locked

But some NGOs and member states push for immediate action

Europe
17 Sep 2019

OECD publishes 'exposure decision tree' to assess children's exposure to chemicals Locked

New document outlines when a separate risk assessment is needed

Global, Multinational bodies
17 Sep 2019

Phthalates in medical devices guidance draws 378 comments Locked

Europe
12 Sep 2019

French biomonitoring study sets baseline for future research Locked

Results similar to those from US and Canada

Europe, France
12 Sep 2019

Draft TSCA evaluations of 1,4-dioxane and HBCD draw varied criticism Locked

But industry comments are generally more positive

North America, United States