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July 18, 2013
The Chinese government says that the Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) will impose provisional antidumping duties on imports of solar-grade polysilicon from South Korea and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/China-imposes-provisional-antidumping-duties-on-polysilicon-from-Korea-US_53757.html
July 18, 2013
Uralchem (Moscow) has registered its anhydrous calcium nitrate Ca(NO3)2with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki). This registration allows the company to deliver the product...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/reach/Uralchem-registers-anhydrous-calcium-nitrate-with-ECHA_53739.html
July 18, 2013
The Senate today voted 59-40 to confirm Gina McCarthy as US EPA head, ending a more than 4-month standoff over what Republicans claim is a lack of transparency and overreaching of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Senate-confirms-McCarthy-as-EPA-chief_53753.html
July 18, 2013
Sherwin-Williams (SW) says that Mexico’s competition commission has voted three to two against authorizing the company’s $2.34-billion acquisition of Comex, which was...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Mexican-authorities-oppose-Sherwin-Williams-acquisition_53743.html
July 18, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has launched a public consultation on its recently published methodology for identifying pesticides to be included in cumulative...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EFSA-launches-public-consultation-on-pesticides-methodology_53727.html
July 18, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published a chemical safety report/exposure scenario (CSR/ES) roadmap aimed at enhancing the quality of information in the exposure...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-and-stakeholders-aim-to-improve-chemical-safety-information_53704.html
July 17, 2013
Heraeus says it has obtained a $500,000 judgment under an agreement reached in litigation with former Heraeus Materials Technology employee Tung Pham concerning alleged trade secret...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/legal/Heraeus-wins-suit-against-exemployee-over-trade-secrets-theft_53702.html
July 17, 2013
CF Industries today announced that regulators in Louisiana and Iowa have issued final air emission permits related to the company’s capacity expansion projects at Donaldsonville...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/CF-Industries-receives-air-permits-for-expansion-projects_53688.html
July 16, 2013
The European Commission (Brussels) has decided to restrict the use of BASF's fipronil, an insecticide, as part of measures to protect the health of bees, the commission announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/European-Commission-restricts-use-of-BASF-insecticide_53677.html
July 16, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published two new guidance documents concerning biocides, the agency announced today. The documents are applicable from 1 September...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ECHA-publishes-two-new-guidance-documents-concerning-biocides_53664.html
July 16, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it has pioneered a new approach that paves the way for implementation of cumulative risk assessment, a technique that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EFSA-develops-new-approach-for-cumulative-risk-assessment-of-pesticides_53663.html
July 15, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has published a review of international frameworks for assessing chemical mixtures. The report supports the rollout of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Mixtures-of-chemicals-EFSA-assesses-effects-on-human-health_53641.html
July 15, 2013
Experts at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) have identified the scientific studies to consider for the authority’s first full risk assessment of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EFSA-to-consult-on-acrylamide-in-food_53637.html
July 15, 2013
An Italian interministerial decree has banned the country's cultivation of Monsanto's genetically modified MON810—one of two genetically modified crops allowed in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Italy-moves-to-ban-cultivation-of-Monsatos-MON810-corn_53635.html
July 12, 2013
The European Parliament’s committee for environment, public health, and food safety (ENVI) adopted an opinion in a vote on 11 July, approving the European Commission’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EU-parliament-committee-votes-for-5-5-percent-cap-on-first-generation-biofuels-in-transport-fuel_53608.html
July 12, 2013
Norway has submitted a proposal to add decabromodiphenyl ether (DBDPE) to the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants, says the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/DBDPE-proposed-as-a-persistent-organic-pollutant_53591.html
July 11, 2013
The European Union today adopted modified rules on cosmetics, strengthening safety standards and providing better information for consumers, the European Commission says. Cosmetics...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/New-EU-rules-aim-to-put-safer-cosmetics-on-shelves_53523.html
July 11, 2013
The European Commission says it is proposing stronger legislation on national inspections of waste shipments to ensure that all member states of the European Union have similar levels...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/EU-proposes-stronger-legislation-to-tackle-illegal-waste-shipments_53522.html
July 10, 2013
Ashland will pay $2 million in penalties to settle alleged violations of a consent decree with the EPA at the resins disposal superfund site in Jefferson Borough, PA, EPA says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/Hercules-to-pay-$2-million-penalty-for-environmental-violations_53481.html
July 10, 2013
ACC today announced its support for the anticipated vote by the US Senate to nominate Gina McCarthy as administrator of the US EPA. McCarthy is currently EPA’s assistant...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/ACC-announces-support-for-upcoming-Senate-vote-on-McCarthy-as-EPA-chief_53472.html
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