18 Apr 2019

South Korea recalls imported washing products containing CMIT/MIT Locked

Colgate-Palmolive washing-up liquid triggers enhanced inspections

Asia Pacific, South Korea
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

EU Parliament urges next Commission to ‘swiftly’ tackle EDCs Locked

Vote applies pressure for 2020 action in toys, cosmetics and FCM sectors

Europe
18 Apr 2019

Echa issues failure-to-respond notifications in place of Soncs Locked

Move follows 2018 General Court ruling on dossier evaluation

Europe
18 Apr 2019

US EPA issues final Snur for asbestos Locked

Critics say loophole-closing TSCA rule is insufficient

North America, United States
18 Apr 2019

European strategy for plastics in a circular economy (2018) Locked

Europe
18 Apr 2019

US screening tool to predict carcinogenicity Locked

Model based on gene expression profiles

North America, United States
18 Apr 2019

UN rapporteur ‘deeply concerned’ about titanium dioxide labelling proposal Locked

Letter to EU Commission president Juncker highlights issues over cancer warnings

Europe
18 Apr 2019

European Parliament gives Horizon Europe go ahead Locked

At least 35% of funding will go to climate-related research

Europe, Global
18 Apr 2019

California clarifies methylene chloride paint remover compliance Locked

Continued sales to distributors will still trigger alternatives analysis requirement

North America, United States, US states
17 Apr 2019

Waste management bodies back Echa SVHC database Locked

Data in one place a ‘great help’

Europe
17 Apr 2019

China approves non-animal cosmetic testing methods Locked

Five new and four revised methods also accepted for use

Asia Pacific, China
17 Apr 2019

European detergents body builds case for digitalisation of product labels Locked

Trade body ramps up initiative with Echa, UN discussions

Europe, Multinational bodies
17 Apr 2019

Labour shortages contributing to TSCA new chemical review delays Locked

EPA misses the 2018 target for on-time determinations

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
17 Apr 2019

Board of Appeal sides with company in BPR scope dispute Locked

Europe
17 Apr 2019

Coalition presses for California nail product regulations to go beyond toluene Locked

Safer Consumer Products programme pressed to address solvents as a class

North America, United States, US states
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

US EPA proposes amendments to CDR rule Locked

TSCA reporting scheme sees updates to small manufacturer definition

North America, United States
16 Apr 2019

US FDA bans 28 substances from hand sanitisers Locked

Jury out on another three ingredients

North America, United States
16 Apr 2019

Country Focus: Russia-led bloc pushing ahead on Eurasia-REACH Locked

Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia & CIS
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
15 Apr 2019

Japan designates Pacs and existing chemicals Locked

Government prioritises 15 substances for assessment

Asia Pacific, Japan
15 Apr 2019

UN talks advance on long-term global chemicals management Locked

Saicm OEWG negotiations progress on funding, objectives

Global, Multinational bodies
12 Apr 2019

Australia's 'early regulatory changes' now in force Locked

More polymers defined as PLCs and exempt from notification

Asia Pacific, Australia
11 Apr 2019

Brazil’s RoHS Regulation moves closer to adoption Locked

Environment minister had considered ‘shelving’ the law

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
11 Apr 2019

Echa, AskREACH trying to align SVHC databases Locked

Industry wary of entering data twice

Europe
11 Apr 2019

US EPA issues proposal for CBI substantiation Locked

Agency lays out plan for confirming substance identity protection claims under TSCA

North America, United States
11 Apr 2019

New York legislators drop ingredient disclosure proposal Locked

‘Dangerously vague’ concept omitted from 2020 budget package

North America, United States, US states
11 Apr 2019

California bill to ban certain cosmetics stalls in committee Locked

Effort to prohibit formaldehyde, parabens, phthalates pushed to next year

North America, United States, US states