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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...
June 30, 2011
The U.S. Senate’s Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee has approved a plant security bill that would extend until October 2015 Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism...
June 29, 2011
The U.S. Senate’s Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee has approved a plant security bill that would extend until October 2015 Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism...
June 28, 2011
The European Commission confirmed today that it is not seeking to develop a new body of legislation to manage risks presented by nanomaterials. Instead, it is planning for...
June 21, 2011
Leaders of some key major fine chemical manufacturers in Europe, along with industry body the European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG; Brussels), say they are concerned that the European...
June 7, 2011
The Chinese government says that the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ; Beijing) has added 21 more products to its blacklist of...
June 6, 2011
A bill extending the current Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Act (CFATS) through 2018 has passed the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee and now awaits consideration by...
June 2, 2011
China has banned imports of certain food products and additives from Taiwan following a warning from authorities in Taipei that they contain excessive amounts of di(2-ethylhexyl)...
May 31, 2011
Its been a good few days for the producers of legal active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and excipients, with the European Union’s (EU) Council members formally adopting a...
May 23, 2011
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says an employee was killed in an accident at the company’s manufacturing site at Laverton North, Australia on May 19. The worker died after being...
May 12, 2011
The Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) agreement, outlined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris), ensures that the results of non-clinical safety tests done on chemicals and chemical products, such as industrial chemicals and pesticides, do not have to be generated for  second time, OECD says....
May 9, 2011
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy approved a bill extending the current Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Act (CFATS) until October 2017. The proposed...
May 3, 2011
BASF says a series of its plastics films have been confirmed to have “high effectiveness” in preventing mineral oil residues from migrating from cardboard food packaging...
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