17 Sep 2019

Asean updates region's Cosmetics Directive Locked

Changes follow EU adoptions from April

Asean, Asia Pacific
17 Sep 2019

NGOs press TSCA peer-reviewers to address EPA policy choices Locked

Conditions of use remain in focus at 1-bromopropane Sacc review

North America, United States
16 Sep 2019

Indonesia expands scope of FCM regulations Locked

Recycled materials are included

Asia Pacific, Indonesia
16 Sep 2019

EPA faces lawsuit over TSCA new chemicals programme transparency Locked

Group pushes for more disclosure of PMN and TME submissions

North America, United States
16 Sep 2019

Taiwan issues standard limiting volatile organic compounds in coatings Locked

Companies have two years to comply

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
12 Sep 2019

SVHC database obligations ‘risk industrial espionage’, says space trade group Locked

ASD-Eurospace urges member states to consider sector exemption

Europe
12 Sep 2019

Echa SVHC database ‘exceeds legal boundaries’ Locked

Potential costs foreseen for auto industry; waste group welcomes information

Europe
12 Sep 2019

3M tells US Congress evidence has ‘not established’ PFASs cause harm Locked

Chemical company launches campaign and website on class of substances

North America, United States
12 Sep 2019

Leaked 'Yellowhammer’ Brexit paper warns of chemical supply failure Locked

No-deal risk for chemicals used in water, food supplies

Europe, UK
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
12 Sep 2019

Indonesia updates see further alignment with Asean Cosmetics Directive Locked

Two substance bans not covered by ACD

Asean, Asia Pacific, Indonesia
12 Sep 2019

Greater enforcement protection needed for EU industry – Echa unit head Locked

Chemical regulatory controls now under ‘spotlight’, Erwin Annys says

Europe
12 Sep 2019

EU Commission faces pressure to harmonise rules on FCMs Locked

Enforcement a key issue at final EU evaluation workshop

Europe
11 Sep 2019

California issues notice of deficiency for methylene chloride SCP report Locked

Industry group 'working diligently' to address data gaps flagged by DTSC

North America, United States, US states
11 Sep 2019

EPA issues supplemental proposal on TSCA CBI Locked

ACC looks to provide additional comment, after 'directly relevant' Supreme Court confidentiality decision

North America, United States
11 Sep 2019

Decision on EU titanium dioxide classification expected within weeks Locked

Commission to adopt delegated act after Caracal meeting on 18 September

Europe
11 Sep 2019

China's environment and health ministries release risk assessment framework Locked

Guide covers uncertainty analysis and data quality

Asia Pacific, China
10 Sep 2019

US EPA to ‘eliminate all mammal study funding’ by 2035 Locked

Agency to award $4.25m in grants for alternatives testing research

North America, United States
10 Sep 2019

Envi rebukes outgoing EU Commission’s record on chemical controls Locked

Criticism aimed at lack of EDC measures, non-toxic strategy

Europe
9 Sep 2019

Study points to needle wear as possible factor in tattoo allergy Locked

Baua research indicates ink ingredients may not be sole cause

Europe, Germany
9 Sep 2019

Echa issues notification obligations for SVHCs in articles database Locked

Information to be provided by producers, importers and suppliers

Europe
9 Sep 2019

European water trade association calls for PFAS restriction Locked

EurEau backs mobility concept to protect drinking water

Europe
9 Sep 2019

Feature: Fluorotelomer data gaps create new PFAS regulatory challenge Locked

North America, United States
5 Sep 2019

Costco Canada to stop using BPA and BPS coated receipt paper Locked

Move follows call-to-action for retailers to voluntarily commit to phase-outs

Canada, North America
5 Sep 2019

New Hampshire to restrict chemicals in furniture, firefighting foams Locked

Governor: Move ensures firefighters not ‘needlessly exposed’ to concerning chemicals

North America, United States, US states
5 Sep 2019

UN chemicals head to lead plastic waste industry group Locked

Tim Kasten and Jacqueline Alvarez to take on responsibilites in the interim

Global, Multinational bodies
5 Sep 2019

Amazon expands chemicals policy to cover EU Locked

Move follows on from policy covering US launched last year

Europe, North America, United States
5 Sep 2019

India consults on draft printing ink standard for FCMs Locked

Move comes ahead of ban on solvents and plasticisers

Asia Pacific, India
5 Sep 2019

UK chemicals authorities ‘ready’ for potential no-deal Brexit Locked

REACH IT system ‘fully functional’, resources plan in place

Europe, UK
5 Sep 2019

US research investigates benefits of healthier building materials Locked

Scientists testing whether materials change levels of problematic chemicals

North America, United States