20 Mar 2019

EPA names priority candidates for TSCA evaluations Locked

Solvents, phthalates, flame retardants among proposed chemicals

North America, United States
20 Mar 2019

California, Rhode Island consider expanding cosmetics ingredient disclosure Locked

State legislation looks at fragrances and flavours, substances of concern

North America, US states
20 Mar 2019

J&J ordered to pay $29m in California asbestos case Locked

Company continues to defend products

North America, United States
20 Mar 2019

EU adopts REACH authorisation decisions on chromates Locked

Companies permitted specific uses of sodium chromate, chromium trioxide

Europe
20 Mar 2019

Taiwan EPA issues revised registration rules and Pecs list Locked

Changes reflect harmonisation efforts across EPA and labour ministry

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
20 Mar 2019

EU rules out industry call to delay Echa SVHC database Locked

Development of prototype stalled for resourcing discussions

Europe
20 Mar 2019

Echa adopts Corap update to evaluate 100 chemicals in 2019-21 Locked

Member states will assess 31 substances this year

Europe
20 Mar 2019

Seoul prosecutors reopen humidifier biocide investigation Locked

New investigations follow CMIT/MIT toxicity test results

Asia Pacific, South Korea
19 Mar 2019

Children's cosmetics asbestos warning bill under consideration in US House Locked

Bill comes amid heightened Congressional scrutiny of the mineral in products

North America, United States
19 Mar 2019

US EPA seeks comments on workplace programme for methylene chloride Locked

Industry comments steered agency away from full prohibition

North America, United States
18 Mar 2019

Turkey wins EU funds to build KKDIK capacity Locked

Two-year project includes software upgrade and training

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey
18 Mar 2019

Bjorn Hansen: living the REACH story Locked

Chemical Watch's CEO Mamta Patel speaks to Echa Executive Director Bjorn Hansen

Europe, Finland
18 Mar 2019

US EPA bans methylene chloride in consumer paint removers Locked

Agency's first TSCA section 6 rule in 30 years omits commercial uses

North America, United States
18 Mar 2019

California agency rejects industry spray foam petition Locked

Safer Consumer Products moves priority product designation forward

North America, United States, US states
18 Mar 2019

EU committee publishes Opinions on fragrance and hair dye ingredients Locked

Ifra's proposed concentrations 'safe' says SCCS

Europe
15 Mar 2019

Kenya moves towards implementing chemicals management regulation Locked

'Hybrid' bill could be in force within a year

Africa & Middle East, Kenya
14 Mar 2019

Lumber Liquidators fined $33m for formaldehyde misinformation

US flooring firm reaches agreement for ‘misleading investors’

North America, United States
14 Mar 2019

Sweden deputy PM: stronger global action on chemicals needed

Isabella Lovin calls on countries for greater ambition

Europe, Global, Sweden
14 Mar 2019

Proposed Ecodesign ban on halogenated flame retardants under scrutiny Locked

Requirements cover TVs, monitors and signage displays

Europe
13 Mar 2019

Malaysia mulls changes to classification approvals rules Locked

Draft CLASS amendment expected this year, Dosh says

Asia Pacific, Malaysia
13 Mar 2019

Lack of 'general rules' slowing progress in China's cosmetics industry Locked

No new ingredients approved since 2014

Asia Pacific, China
12 Mar 2019

Global Chemicals Outlook II: key findings Locked

Report highlights global trends, hazards and risks, and implementation gaps

Global, Multinational bodies
12 Mar 2019

Global goal for chemicals will not be achieved, says UN report

Despite 'significant progress' GCO II summary finds major implementation gaps

Global, Multinational bodies
12 Mar 2019

NGO report: socio-economic analysis under REACH failing policy makers

Factors that cannot be expressed in financial terms 'mostly ignored', says ChemSec

Europe
7 Mar 2019

Industry wants to join in on development of Echa SVHC database Locked

Manufacturing experience 'should prove valuable'

Europe
7 Mar 2019

Oregon begins rulemaking for phasing out chemicals of concern Locked

Implementation underway for 'Phase 3' of Toxic-Free Kids Program

North America, United States, US states
6 Mar 2019

Australian NGOs celebrate ‘huge win’ on animal testing ban

Scope expanded to include multi end-use cosmetics

Asia Pacific, Australia
28 Feb 2019

Rolls-Royce seeks UK REACH changes amid Brexit woes

Engine maker concerned about EU authorisation decisions

Europe, UK
28 Feb 2019

Echa committees alert to inadequate dose selection in animal tests Locked

Watching brief to assess scale of problem

Europe
27 Feb 2019

Scientists develop multi-analyte method for improved biomonitoring

Monitoring helps scientists assess exposure levels of entire populations

Czech Republic, Europe