23 Oct 2018

First detection of 'volatile fluoroorganic compounds' in Arctic air Locked

Norwegian report calls for follow-up study with high priority

Europe, Norway
23 Oct 2018

EU move to ‘soften’ pesticides EDC ban ‘deeply troubling’ – NGOs Locked

SCoPAFF discussing Commission amendment this week

Europe
23 Oct 2018

OECD finds 'major challenges' in assessing benefits of chemicals regulation Locked

Report on five cost-benefit analysis case studies published

Global
23 Oct 2018

CBA: ‘Not enough meat on bones’ of UK REACH plan Locked

Current policy blueprint ‘not workable’, trade body says

Europe, United Kingdom
23 Oct 2018

Canada publishes final asbestos regulations Locked

Exemption for chlor-alkali industry extended until 2030

Canada, North America
22 Oct 2018

Member states urged to reject chromate authorisation applications Locked

Safer alternatives exist for wool dyeing and decorative chrome plating, NGOs say

Europe
18 Oct 2018

Industry, employers and unions propose single CMR Directive Locked

‘Harmonised framework’ would replace CMD and CAD

Europe
18 Oct 2018

Canadian NGOs press for legislative amendments to Cepa Locked

Groups seek shift to hazard-based toxicity definition

Canada, North America
18 Oct 2018

Three more US companies join methylene chloride phase out

Autozone, Kelly-Moore and PPG commit to action

Canada, North America, United States
18 Oct 2018

Category approach for compliance checks piloted by Echa Locked

One decision for all lead registrants

Europe
18 Oct 2018

Mexico begins work on catalogue of chemical substances Locked

Aims include harmonising chemical substance nomenclature

Latin America, Mexico
18 Oct 2018

EPA uses first 'Snur-only' approach under amended TSCA Locked

NGOs disagree with action on 13 new substances

North America, United States
18 Oct 2018

Draft rules on CBI naming and exemptions under K-REACH released Locked

First batch of detailed implementation rules

Asia, South Korea
18 Oct 2018

Denmark finds 'unacceptable risks' in common DIY scenarios

But precautionary measures can reduce them

Denmark, Europe
18 Oct 2018

Australia adds EU BPR rules to accepted international risk assessments

Additional criteria must also be met

Asia, Australia
18 Oct 2018

NGOs urge EU to end POPs exemptions for recycled plastics

Flame retardants 'likely from e-waste' present in recycled toys, study finds

Europe
18 Oct 2018

Taiwan bill underway to improve chemical regulations Locked

Package of revisions includes national substance control body

Asia, Taiwan
18 Oct 2018

The Netherlands votes to remove asbestos from roofs Locked

Replacement to be completed by end of 2024

Europe, Netherlands
18 Oct 2018

California agency ramps up regulatory efforts under SCP programme Locked

Proposal taking shape to address paint strippers containing NMP

North America, United States
17 Oct 2018

New Jersey jury clears J&J of liability in latest talc case Locked

Company facing around 10,600 liability lawsuits

North America, United States
12 Oct 2018

Brazil and Argentina agree joint approach to chemicals management Locked

Brazil's election result will not affect bilateral agreement

Argentina, Brazil, Latin America
11 Oct 2018

Echa SVHC database will 'add little benefit to waste operators' Locked

Sector groups raise concerns about "unnecessary burdens"

Europe
11 Oct 2018

Congress considers US-wide furniture flammability standard Locked

Bipartisan bill looks to extend California approach nationwide

North America, United States
11 Oct 2018

Unilever backs global ban on animal testing of cosmetics

'First' of top ten beauty companies to actively support legislative reform

Global
11 Oct 2018

Amazon announces chemicals management policy Locked

Retailer’s first RSL focuses on phthalates, preservatives, NP/NPE surfactants

North America, United States
11 Oct 2018

EU adopts restrictions on CMRs in textiles Locked

Covers 33 substances

Europe
11 Oct 2018

Commission launches review of end-of-life vehicles Directive Locked

A focus on inconsistencies and overlaps with other EU legislation

Europe
10 Oct 2018

China to fully align with fourth edition of UN GHS Locked

Standard aimed at foreign and domestic companies

Asia, China
9 Oct 2018

NGO fragrance report presses for mandatory US ingredient disclosure

Industry group criticises 'misleading' analysis of fragrances

North America, United States
4 Oct 2018

Risk-based chemicals management approach promoted in new Nafta Locked

Industry groups praise sectoral annex approaches for chemicals, cosmetics

Canada, Latin America, Mexico, North America, United States