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June 26, 2014
Several companies have appealed against a decision taken by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) on C14-C17 chloro alkanes (medium-chain chlorinated paraffins, MCCP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Companies-appeal-ECHA-decision-on-medium-chain-chlorinated-alkanes_62083.html
June 26, 2014
A group of companies has appealed against a decision on carbon tetrachloride by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), the agency says. The appealing companies are: the German...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Companies-appeal-ECHA-decision-on-carbon-tetrachloride_62048.html
June 25, 2014
EPA today released its final risk assessment for trichloroethylene (TCE)—the first such assessment to be completed as part of the agency’s Toxic Substances Control Act...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EPA-issues-final-risk-assessment-for-TCE_62040.html
June 25, 2014
The European Commission has today strictly limited the level of bisphenol A (BPA) in toys for children up to the age of three years and for toys that are intended to be in the mouth...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/European-Commission-strictly-limits-BPA-in-toys_62014.html
June 24, 2014
German chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has sharply criticized the agreement between the German government and the European Commission to tax new plants for in-house...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/VCI-bemoans-fall-in-competitiveness-with-new-tariffs-for-in-house-electricity-production_62004.html
June 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited interested parties to comment on a hazard class open for public consultation for linalool. The dossier...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-requests-comments-on-CLH-for-linalool_61994.html
June 23, 2014
The Supreme Court today upheld EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases (GHG) from “sources that would need permits based on their emission of conventional...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Supreme-Court-upholds-EPA-regulation-of-greenhouse-gases_61982.html
June 20, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on a draft opinion by its committee for socioeconomic analysis (SEAC). The opinion is on a proposal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-draft-SEAC-opinion-restricting-nonylphenol-nonylphenol-ethoxylates_61952.html
June 19, 2014
France has submitted a proposal to restrict the marketing of thermal paper containing bisphenol A (BPA) under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Restriction-proposed-on-BPA-in-thermal-paper_61932.html
June 19, 2014
BASF says that it opposes the authorization for prolonged use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) under the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/BASF-opposes-authorizing-HBCD-under-Reach_61927.html
June 18, 2014
The committees for risk assessment (RAC) and socioeconomic analysis (SEAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) have discussed various uses of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Draft-opinions-agreed-for-authorization-of-phthalates-under-Reach_61906.html
June 18, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its committee for risk assessment (RAC) has adopted an opinion on a Swedish restriction proposal on nonylphenol and nonylphenol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-committees-restrict-nonylphenol-and-nonylphenol-ethoxylates-in-textiles_61904.html
June 18, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its committee for risk assessment (RAC) has adopted an opinion on a Dutch proposal to restrict the manufacture and use of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-committees-restrict-NMP_61905.html
June 18, 2014
EPA has approved BASF's Sultan miticide with the active ingredient cyflumetofen for use in greenhouses, nurseries, landscapes, and interiorscapes, the company says. The product is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/BASF-receives-EPA-approval-for-Sultan-miticide_61887.html
June 17, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for a total of 18 testing proposals for 10 substances, including 2-aminopropane-1,3-diol; trometamol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-18-hazard-endpoints-for-10-substances_61873.html
June 16, 2014
Proposed FDA rules that threaten consumer access to antibacterial soaps and body washes could lead to 7.5 million new cases of foodborne illness and more than $38 billion in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ACI-makes-strong-case-for-antibacterial-soap_61850.html
June 16, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has added four substances to the candidate list of substance of very high concern (SVHC), which now contains 155 substances. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Reach-candidate-list-updated-with-four-new-SVHCs_61837.html
June 16, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on potential candidates for substitution for triclosan and medetomidine under the scope of the biocidal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-for-triclosan-medetomidine_61833.html
June 13, 2014
China's mining authorities have increased the production quota of rare earth metals for 2014 to 105,000 m.t., about 12% higher than 2013's quota, reports say. The prior quota of 93,800...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Report-China-raises-rare-earth-production-quotas_61818.html
June 13, 2014
Germany’s association of biotechnology industries (DIB; Frankfurt) has criticized the council of EU environment ministers' majority decision to extend the approval...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/gmo/DIB-criticizes-national-ban-on-cultivation-of-genetically-modified-plants_61799.html
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