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December 15, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of the state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia has on December 14, lifted the prevention notice on...
December 9, 2011
The Chinese government says that the State Council (Beijing), the country’s cabinet, has approved a plan to establish a credit rating system and to intensify monitoring of...
December 6, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of New South Wales (NSW), Australia has today lifted certain Prevention Notices that were issued on Orica’s...
November 21, 2011
An explosion at Shandong Liaherd Chemical Industry Co.’s (Zibo, Shandong Province, China) melamine production facility at Xintai, Shandong Province on November 19, killed 14 and...
November 21, 2011
The European Commission today has adopted two pieces of legislation to control additives in foods as part of its efforts to strengthen food safety. The regulation features the...
November 18, 2011
The Chinese government says that the police have seized counterfeit pharmaceuticals worth Rmb2 billion ($315 million) and arrested 1,770 suspects in a national raid on counterfeit...
November 14, 2011
The European Commission today has adopted two pieces of legislation to control additives in foods as part of its efforts to strengthen food safety. The regulation features the...
November 14, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that its ammonium nitrate plant at the company’s Kooragang Island site in New South Wales (NSW), Australia has been temporarily shut down since November 9...
November 9, 2011
The Chinese government says it has established an expert committee for cosmetics, food, and healthcare safety under the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA; Beijing), to provide...
November 9, 2011
Manufacturers of excipients have come together to create Excipact, a scheme for international pharmaceutical excipients certification. The plan is designed to cut out risks along the...
October 24, 2011
The European Commission, after years of discussion, has today published and adopted an official definition of a nanomaterial. Cefic has voiced concerns that it is too broad and could...
September 26, 2011
Opinion Article by Ragnar Lofstedt PhD, Professor and Director, Kings Centre for Risk Management Department of Geography, King’s College, London.   Since the early...
September 12, 2011
ACC and Socma have called for the extension of the current Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) law. "Ten years after the 9/11 attacks and five years after Congress...
August 15, 2011
Orica (Melbourne) says that following an incident on August 8, 2011 at the company’s production site at Kooragang Island, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, a small amount of...
July 21, 2011
China is planning to revise its regulation on pesticides, in order to improve the safety of agricultural products, the Chinese government says. The legislative affairs office of the...
July 19, 2011
China’s State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA; Beijing) will establish complaint centers to identify and check illegal food and drug producers and to crack down on the use of...
July 7, 2011
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that it received 119 reports on emergent environmental accidents from January to July last year, of which 70% were related...
July 6, 2011
The Chinese government says that the Ministry of Agriculture (Beijing) plans to ban 10 types of highly toxic insecticide by the end of 2011, in an effort to ensure farm produce safety...
June 30, 2011
The U.S. FDA says it has unveiled a new strategy to meet the challenges posed by rapidly rising imports of FDA-regulated products and a complex global supply. The four key elements of...
June 30, 2011
The House Homeland Security Committee has approved H.R. 901, the “Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Security Authorization Act of 2011,” by a bipartisan vote of 26 to 5...
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