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February 28, 2014
New rules concerning the import and export of very hazardous chemicals will be implemented in the European Union as of 1 March, when the revised prior informed consent (PIC) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Revised-importexport-regulations-for-very-hazardous-chemicals-introduced-in-Europe_59226.html
February 28, 2014
Huntsman announced today that it expects the European Commission to open a phase II investigation of its proposed acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/European-Commission-expected-to-conduct-extended-review-of-Huntsman-Rockwood-pigments-deal_59232.html
February 27, 2014
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (Socma) this morning testified before Congress urging the passage of legislation to extend...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ACC-Socma-testify-before-Congress-on-passage-of-updated-CFATS-program_59152.html
February 26, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has announced that it will hold a public scientific meeting on bisphenol A (BPA), to take place at Brussels on 23 April. The aim...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EFSA-to-hold-public-scientific-meeting-on-BPA_59119.html
February 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for testing proposals on 45 substances. A total of 68 hazard endpoints for vertebrate testing have been requested, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-calls-for-testing-proposals-on-various-substances_59043.html
February 24, 2014
The European Council decided today not to oppose a proposal from the European Commission to delay the auctioning—backloading—of carbon dioxide emission permits in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/European-Council-will-not-oppose-backloading-of-greenhouse-gas-allowances_59042.html
February 21, 2014
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that announced US chemical industry investment linked to shale gas now tops $100 billion. As of this month, 148 projects valued at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ACC-US-chemical-investment-linked-to-shale-gas-reaches-$100-billion_58946.html
February 20, 2014
The European Commission says that it welcomes measures adopted by the European Union's council of ministers today to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/European-Commission-welcomes-measures-to-protect-workers-against-exposure-to-hazardous-chemicals_58941.html
February 14, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has opened a public consultation on a draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for niacin (nicotinic acid, or...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EFSA-launches-public-consultation-on-dietary-reference-values-for-niacin_58835.html
February 13, 2014
Five new intentions and two new submissions for harmonized classification and labeling have been added to the Registry of Intentions, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/-ECHA-adds-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_58792.html
February 13, 2014
Global biotech crop hectarage grew 3%, or 5 million hectares, in 2013, according to a report from the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/gmo/ISAAA-Developing-countries-lead-growth-of-biotech-crops_58802.html
February 13, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened public consultations on applications for authorization for the use of diarsenic trioxide, and the pigments lead chromate...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-opens-public-consultations-on-authorization-of-diarsenic-trioxide-lead-chromate-pigments_58779.html
February 12, 2014
The European Commission is set to approve cultivation of DuPont's 1507, a genetically modified (GM) maize, in the European Union after 28 EU member-state representatives were unable to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/gmo/EU-to-approve-DuPont-GM-corn_58775.html
February 12, 2014
Provincial authorities in Argentina have rejected an environmental-impact statement for Monsanto's  planned 1.5-billion peso ($192 million) corn seed production facility, a move...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/sustainability/Monsanto-seed-production-project-faces-new-delay_58773.html
February 11, 2014
West Virginia American Water, the largest water utility in West Virginia, president Jeff McIntyre provided testimony before the US House of Representatives’ House Transportation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/CSB-releases-initial-inspection-results-on-WV-spill-water-company-testifies-before-Congress_58700.html
February 11, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) of chloralose (anhydroglucochloral). The hazard...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-invites-comments-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-chloralose_58733.html
February 11, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on potential candidates for substitution of six active substances. If the evaluating competent authority...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-of-six-active-substances_58729.html
February 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has proposed five substances of very high concern (SVHC) for authorization to the European Commission: N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-proposes-five-SVHCs-for-authorization_58699.html
February 7, 2014
The European General Court (Luxembourg) has ruled against appeals intended to overturn fines levied by the European Commission on Elf Aquitaine, Arkema, and consulting firm Treuhand...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EU-General-Court-rejects-Arkema-Elf-Aquitaine-appeals-against-price-fixing-fines_58676.html
February 7, 2014
The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014 was introduced to Congress today by US Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/CFATS-improvement-bill-introduced-to-House-Socma-supports-efforts_58622.html
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