15 Jul 2019

Industry: REACH framework ‘adequate’ for EDCs but more guidance needed Locked

Comments on fitness check roadmap shun new horizontal legislation

Europe
15 Jul 2019

EPA denies leaked report of 2035 animal testing phaseout Locked

Agency calls Intercept story inaccurate, says it is looking to announce goals soon

North America, United States
12 Jul 2019

Cefic interpretation of REACH 'nanoform' draws accusations of 'renegotiation' Locked

NGO Ciel calls association requests unacceptable

Europe
11 Jul 2019

Trump objects to PFAS foam restrictions, threatens to veto spending bill Locked

Congress mulls wide menu of options for addressing contamination under NDAA

North America, United States
11 Jul 2019

European court rules Echa correct to identify bisphenol A as SVHC Locked

Case brought by PlasticsEurope hinged on intermediate issue

Europe
11 Jul 2019

China consults on ‘dramatic’ revisions to MEP Order 7 Locked

Proposals affect low-volume new substance registration

Asia Pacific, China
11 Jul 2019

Echa wants NGO tool to help communicate need for alternatives Locked

More supplier input into authorisation consultations sought

Europe
11 Jul 2019

NGOs call on Canadian retailers to ditch BPA and BPS from thermal paper Locked

Stores warned of regulatory risk of continuing with bisphenols

Canada, North America
11 Jul 2019

Feature: No-deal Brexit fears trigger unusual alliances Locked

Europe, Germany, UK
11 Jul 2019

Echa recommends amending authorisation list for endocrine-disrupting phthalates Locked

Industry calls on Commission to reject recommendation

Europe
11 Jul 2019

China launches stricter VOC management plan Locked

New standards and regulatory crackdown to affect key industries

Asia Pacific, China
11 Jul 2019

EU commits €30m to five new nano safety projects Locked

Safe by design, nanoinformatics and risk governance are key themes

Europe
11 Jul 2019

Chile plans to release GHS regulation by end of year Locked

Draft has been revised 'several times'

Chile, Latin America & Caribbean
10 Jul 2019

Congressman pushes US toxicology programme for animal testing transparency Locked

Representative Calvert requests ‘critical’ information for congressional oversight

North America, United States
9 Jul 2019

CHEM Trust abandons threat to sue UK over post-Brexit REACH plans Locked

Britain refuses to change REACH statutory instrument but bends on pesticides

Europe, UK
9 Jul 2019

IPE calls on chemical giants to improve supply chain safety in China Locked

ACC's Responsible Care programme 'not enough to ensure safety'

Asia Pacific, China, Global
8 Jul 2019

Feature: Is Echa guilty of ‘overREACH’ on animal testing? Locked

Europe
5 Jul 2019

India’s food safety body to head expert committee on plastics in FCMs Locked

No standards in place addressing specific chemicals

Asia Pacific, India
5 Jul 2019

The Guardian reaches funding target for Toxic America project Locked

Industry accuses media outlet of 'rehashing false claims'

North America, United States
5 Jul 2019

Argentina publishes draft of chemicals management bill Locked

Government expects discussion in legislature ahead of October elections

Argentina, Latin America & Caribbean
4 Jul 2019

Echa MSC identifies GenX chemicals as SVHCs for mobility and persistence Locked

Environmental mobility used for equivalent concern for first time

Europe
4 Jul 2019

Australian carpet company calls for ban on nylon and PET carpets Locked

Concerns over toxic substances used as flame retardants and stain repellents

Asia Pacific, Australia
4 Jul 2019

Commission asked to push ‘big buttons’ on chemical controls Locked

Regulators, stakeholders swap views on policies for next decade

Europe, Global
3 Jul 2019

Commission backs digital labels to help communicate hazards Locked

Stakeholders discuss 'Made in EU' initiative

Europe
3 Jul 2019

Industry commitment to tackle poor REACH dossiers ‘too weak’ Locked

NGO challenges ‘optimistic assumptions’ of Echa plan

Europe
3 Jul 2019

Companies highlight imported products as circular economy barrier Locked

'Level playing field' needed for authorisation

Europe
3 Jul 2019

California abandons plans to modify Prop 65 reprotox calculations Locked

Change in course follows protest from broad industry coalition

North America, United States, US states
3 Jul 2019

Guest Column: EU RoHS – a global reference point Locked

Europe
2 Jul 2019

Canada proposes formaldehyde regulations for composites Locked

Government seeks regulatory alignment with the US

Canada, North America
2 Jul 2019

State attorneys general sue US EPA over asbestos reporting Locked

AGs challenge April denial of TSCA section 21 petition

North America, United States