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January 3, 2013
SAE International (Warrendale, PA), a global group that sets voluntary technical standards for the automotive sector, says it is conducting an updated engineering review of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/SAE-to-reassess-safety-of-HFC-replacement_48537.html
December 17, 2012
SAE International (Warrendale, PA) says it is conducting an updated engineering review of the refrigerant R-1234yf for use in automobile air-conditioning systems. SAE’s initial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/SAE-International-takes-another-look-at-refrigerant-R-1234yf_48446.html
December 3, 2012
A train derailment in Paulsboro, NJ has caused potentially hazardous vinyl chloride to spill into local air and water, reports say. The derailment, caused by the collapse of a rail...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Bridge-collapse-causes-train-carrying-vinyl-chloride-to-derail_48113.html
November 23, 2012
The European Commission says that Switzerland has on 22 November been listed as the first non European Union (EU) country with active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Switzerland-first-country-listed-under-new-rules-that-can-export-APIs-to-EU-without-written-confirmation_47909.html
November 13, 2012
The European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG; Brussels), an industry association that is part of Cefic, says that the European Union's new Falsified Medicines Directive, which is designed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EFCG-says-EU-directive-does-not-address-API-quality-issues-calls-for-mandatory-inspection-of-API-manufacturing-sites_47654.html
November 5, 2012
Producers are starting to resume normal operations as they continue to assess the impact of Hurricane Sandy in northeast United States, particularly New Jersey. “The biggest...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Producers-reopen-New-Jersey-facilities-after-Sandys-damage-assessed-updated_47388.html
October 22, 2012
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says that US is increasingly vulnerable to coordinated cyber attacks that could virtually paralyze parts of the nation's transportation system or...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/US-DOD-calls-for-better-cybersecurity-for-critical-infrastructure_47133.html
September 27, 2012
A recent report released by the Australian government’s Department of Health and Ageing indicated that diisonoyl phthalate (DINP), a common component in many commercial and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ACC-Says-Australian-Study-Indicates-Diisonoyl-Phthalate-is-Safe_46558.html
September 17, 2012
DeLeo: Easier access to ingredient safety data. The American Cleaning Institute (ACI; Washington) recently launched the Cleaning Product Ingredient Inventory, aimed at assisting...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ACI-Product-Inventory-Aims-to-Promote-Safe-Ingredient-Management_46320.html
September 17, 2012
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) says it calls on all stakeholders to take action to strengthen the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ICCA-Calls-for-Action-on-SAICM_46316.html
September 11, 2012
A U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce panel will hold a hearing September 11 to assess progress on the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/U-S-Lawmakers-to-Examine-Progress-Made-on-CFATS_46151.html
August 28, 2012
CF Industries says that it has shut down its Donaldsonville, LA, nitrogen complex due to the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac, anticipated to impact the Donaldsonville area in the next...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/CF-Industries-Shuts-Down-Louisiana-Plant-in-Preparation-for-Tropical-Storm-Isaac_45854.html
August 27, 2012
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB; Washington) says its top priorities going forward are changes to OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) code—which has not been...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Safety-Boards-Most-Wanted-Change-is-a-Revised-PSM_45843.html
August 27, 2012
A recent report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) links triclosan, a common chemical in antibacterial soap, to diminished performance in isolated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/UC-Davis-Study-Links-Triclosan-to-Impaired-Functions-in-Mice-Fish_45847.html
August 15, 2012
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) says its plans remain on track to remove trace amounts of 1,4 dioxane, formaldehyde, and other dangerous chemicals found in its adult toiletries and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Johnson-and-Johnson-Says-on-Track-to-Remove-Chemicals-of-Concern-from-Products_45651.html
August 15, 2012
A recent report published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) links triclosan, a common chemical in antibacterial soap, to diminished performance in isolated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Controversial-UC-Davis-Study-on-Triclosans-Alleged-Danger-to-Humans_45632.html
August 13, 2012
Sloan: Make CFATS statute permanent. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials and chemical industry executives met earlier this month to discuss the implementation of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Industry-DHS-Discuss-Changes-to-CFATS-Implementation_45590.html
August 6, 2012
The European Commission today issued new rules on biocides that are expected to increase significantly the protection of human health and the environment. Biocidal products have...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/European-Commission-Unveils-Streamlined-Biocide-Regulations_44937.html
August 1, 2012
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials and chemical industry executives met this week to discuss plans for improving the implementation of Chemical Facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Socma-Security-Summit-Focuses-on-Improved-Public-Private-Dialogue_45329.html
July 31, 2012
Odfjell has begun a controlled safety shutdown of its Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam (OTR) tank terminal in the port of Rotterdam due to safety concerns. A safety inspection concluded...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Odfjell-Halts-Operations-at-Its-Rotterdam-Tank-Terminal-Due-to-Safety-Concerns_45291.html
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