20 Jun 2019

P&G ‘on track’ to meet 2019 ingredient disclosure goal Locked

Consumer product giant delivers on fragrance transparency

Canada, North America, United States
20 Jun 2019

China’s Shandong province consults on chemical management measures Locked

Local government to conduct inspections from July to October

Asia Pacific, China
19 Jun 2019

JRC calls for shake-up of cancer assessment Locked

Focus on most common forms recommended

Europe
19 Jun 2019

Academic scientists call for revamp of TSCA systematic review method Locked

University of California group says EPA is not aligned with ‘existing methodology’

North America, United States
18 Jun 2019

Maine bill on PFASs, phthalates in food packaging becomes law Locked

Advocates say 'broken' federal system means state-level action needed

North America, United States, US states
18 Jun 2019

China's Jiangsu province publishes safety management plan Locked

Thousands of factories could be closed by 2021

Asia Pacific, China
18 Jun 2019

Manufacturer-requested TSCA evaluations: ‘Full confidence’ in DIDP, DINP safety Locked

Industry seeks to boost consumer confidence in phthalates

North America, United States
18 Jun 2019

Council of Ministers' draft conclusions call for sustainable EU chemicals policy Locked

Strategy would address REACH, endocrine disruptors and nanomaterials

Europe
18 Jun 2019

Japanese companies transferring registrations to EU27 ORs ahead of Brexit Locked

No ‘critical difficulties’ expected but some disruption may arise

Asia Pacific, Japan
18 Jun 2019

Big Interview: Marco Mensink – steering Cefic in a kaleidoscopic world Locked

In the second in our series of big interviews, Mamta Patel speaks to Cefic's director general, Marco Mensink, as he prepares to launch its Mid-Century Strategy report.

Europe
18 Jun 2019

ClientEarth appeals EU ruling on DEHP authorisation in recycled PVC Locked

Judgment creates loopholes for easier recycling of toxic chemicals

Europe
14 Jun 2019

New York delays enforcing cleaning product disclosure until 2020 Locked

Second time the state has postponed enforcement

North America, US states
14 Jun 2019

Expert Focus: Key REACH authorisation judgments offer lessons for companies Locked

Europe
13 Jun 2019

NGOs press TSCA advisory group to assess PV29 data adequacy Locked

Controversy continues ahead of 18 June SACC meeting

North America, United States
13 Jun 2019

South Korea adds pre-notification instructions just before deadline Locked

Further details for UVCBs and substances lacking supplier information

Asia Pacific, South Korea
13 Jun 2019

Efsa opts not to change TTC guidance for EDCs Locked

Updated guidance following public consultation

Europe
13 Jun 2019

NGO threatens to sue UK government over reduced post-Brexit oversight Locked

Amendments to REACH SI needed to replicate the relevant provisions of EU law

Europe, UK
13 Jun 2019

EU trade groups call for changes to formaldehyde restriction proposal Locked

Test methods source of concern

Europe
13 Jun 2019

Colombia to be informally assessed for OECD mutual data assurance scheme Locked

Programme removes need for duplicate testing

Colombia, Latin America & Caribbean
13 Jun 2019

Sri Lanka draft chemical management law expected by September Locked

Main focus includes imported chemicals inspection and labelling

Asia Pacific, Sri Lanka
13 Jun 2019

Apec recommends regional GHS convergence measures Locked

Suggests adopting GHS 7th revision by 2021

Asia Pacific, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America & Caribbean, Malaysia, Mexico, Multinational bodies, New Zealand, North America, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Russia & CIS, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vietnam
13 Jun 2019

Draft NTP report points to MCHM 'developmental toxicity' Locked

Coal cleaning chemical implicated in 2014 leak into West Virginia's Elk River

North America, United States
12 Jun 2019

EU report assigns Commission key SVHC substitution role Locked

Harmonised criteria needed for 'positive' list of safer chemicals

Europe
12 Jun 2019

Key vote on REACH registration Implementing Regulation early July Locked

Clarity on Sief provisions expected, one year after legal obligation expired

Europe
12 Jun 2019

Swedish chemicals agency works on Asia support proposal Locked

Funding ended last year for Kemi's previous development programme

Asia Pacific, Vietnam
12 Jun 2019

Japan aligns standards with sixth GHS revision Locked

Companies have three years to comply

Asia Pacific, Japan
11 Jun 2019

UN rapporteur calls on Canada to 'enhance' substances of concern efforts Locked

Report also critiques government's inaction on reducing exposure for indigenous communities

Canada, Global, North America
11 Jun 2019

Aerospace industry seeks continued methylene chloride availability under TSCA Locked

Workplace programme can reduce paint remover risk without 'unnecessarily restricting' commercial use

North America, United States
11 Jun 2019

UK government 'not ruling out' human biomonitoring Locked

Programme could be part of post-Brexit chemicals strategy

Europe, UK
11 Jun 2019

Animal testing opponents push US FDA to revise sunscreen rule Locked

Medical community flags concern proposal will diminish sunscreen use

North America, United States