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March 26, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published its first annual report on the implementation of its road map for substances of very high concern (SVHC). The Roadmap for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-provides-update-on-SVHC-2020-road-map_68892.html
March 19, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has adopted the final community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2015–2017. A total of 134 substances are to be evaluated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-adopts-community-rolling-action-plan-for-2015-2017-134-substances-to-be-evaluated-48-in-this-year_68700.html
March 19, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its risk assessment committee (RAC) is continuing to deliberate on a proposal from France to restrict the use of bisphenol A...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-considers-proposal-to-restrict-BPA-in-thermal-paper_68697.html
March 4, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on proposals to identify two new substances of very high concern (SVHC), part of the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Public-consultation-launched-on-proposals-to-identify-two-substances-as-SVHC_68306.html
March 2, 2015
ACC today began a communications campaign to highlight recent conclusions from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) and the US FDA regarding the safety of bisphenol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ACC-highlights-recent-conclusions-on-BPA-FDA-and-EFSA-assessments-clearly-state-that-BPA-is-safe_68186.html
February 10, 2015
The British Coatings Federation (BCF; Leatherhead, UK), the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (Wokingham, UK), the Food and Drink Federation (London), and the British Plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/British-industry-associations-call-for-action-on-restriction-of-BPA-use-in-France_67689.html
December 17, 2014
Six substances have been added to the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHC), under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-adds-six-substances-to-SVHC-list_66244.html
December 12, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has reported the results of the latest Europe-wide monitoring program in its 2012 annual report on pesticide residues in food...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EU-survey-of-pesticide-residues-in-food-More-than-50-percent-of-samples-show-no-detectable-residues_66143.html
December 10, 2014
The US Senate today passed its version of H.R. 4007—The Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014, an updated version of the Chemical and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/US-Senate-passes-amended-version-of-CFATS-bill-moves-to-House-for-approval_66063.html
December 10, 2014
Poland has notified that European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) that it intends to submit an intention dossier on methanol to the Registry of Intentions (RoI). A previous intention...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Methanol-to-be-submitted-to-RoI-under-Reach_66036.html
December 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) proposals for two biocidal active...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-launches-CLH-consultations-on-two-biocidal-active-substances_66033.html
December 4, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that it has received an intention for karanal (5-butan-2-yl-2-(2,4-dimethyl-1-cyclohex-3-enyl)-5-methyl-1,3-dioxane) as a substance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Karanal-to-be-assessed-as-a-potential-SVHC_65861.html
November 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced that the registry of intentions has updated with six new intentions and one new submission. The new intentions are...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHAs-registry-of-intentions-updated-with-six-new-intentions-and-one-new-submission_65649.html
November 18, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for a total of eight testing proposals for five substances. The chemicals in question and the hazard endpoints for which...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-five-substances_65506.html
November 12, 2014
The non-confidential information on the candidate list “substances in articles for consumer use” has been updated, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-updates-information-on-candidate-list-substances-in-articles-for-consumer-use_65318.html
November 12, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced a public consultation on applications for authorization of trichloroethylene (TCE) under the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-alternatives-to-trichloroethylene-under-Reach_65317.html
November 10, 2014
ACC president Cal Dooley says the midterm elections provide a more favorable policy environment for US chemical makers to carry out US growth and investment plans....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ACC-expresses-optimism-on-post-election-TSCA-trade-prospects_65264.html
November 7, 2014
Appvion (Appleton, WI) says it has launched the first thermal receipt paper using vitamin C. Thermal paper is a paper coated with a reactive layer that changes color when exposed to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Appvion-launches-thermal-paper-using-vitamin-C-rather-than-BPA_65220.html
October 28, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened public consultations on dichlofluanid and salicylic acid under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-dichlofluanid-and-salicylic-acid-under-CLH_64858.html
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