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July 30, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four potential substances of very high concern (SVHC) have been included in the registry of intentions. European Union member...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-adds-four-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-as-potential-SVHCs_62800.html
July 16, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says that is has established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of four milligrams per kilogram body weight per day for the food...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EFSA-establishes-daily-intake-limits-for-sunset-yellow-food-additive_62485.html
July 10, 2014
The German chemical industry is in favor of the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States, says...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/VCIs-Kley-Germanys-chemical-industry-in-favor-of-TTIP_62395.html
July 9, 2014
Yesterday evening, the House of Representatives, with bipartisan support, passed the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program Authorization and Accountability Act of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Congress-passes-CFATS-Reauthorization-Act_62371.html
June 25, 2014
EPA today released its final risk assessment for trichloroethylene (TCE)—the first such assessment to be completed as part of the agency’s Toxic Substances Control Act...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EPA-issues-final-risk-assessment-for-TCE_62040.html
June 25, 2014
The European Commission has today strictly limited the level of bisphenol A (BPA) in toys for children up to the age of three years and for toys that are intended to be in the mouth...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/European-Commission-strictly-limits-BPA-in-toys_62014.html
June 16, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on potential candidates for substitution for triclosan and medetomidine under the scope of the biocidal...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-for-triclosan-medetomidine_61833.html
June 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has requested testing proposals for four fatty acid derivatives under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-fatty-acid-derivatives_61648.html
June 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started an open consultation on a harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for pirimicarb...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-opens-CLH-consultation-on-pirimicarb_61647.html
May 2, 2014
The European Commission has amended the list of chemicals subject to export notification, annex I, under the prior informed consent (PIC) regulation of 21 February, concerning certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/European-Commission-amends-list-of-chemicals-subject-to-export-notification_60763.html
April 25, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it welcomes the "wide-ranging and constructive dialog" with more than 60 stakeholders as part of a follow-up...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EFSA-welcomes-dialog-with-BPA-stakeholders_60604.html
April 25, 2014
ACC today released a set of chemical hazard and risk-assessment principles designed to provide “obtainable, high-level benchmarks” for fixing federal programs so they...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ACC-announces-new-principles-to-guide-chemical-assessments_60610.html
April 15, 2014
The Chlorine Institute and ACC have asked the US District Court for the District of Minnesota to prevent Canadian Pacific Railway from imposing a restrictive new requirement on shippers of chlorine and other toxic inhalation hazard materials. The Fertilizer Institute has joined the complaint....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ACC-CI-sue-to-stop-railroad-from-imposing-new-shipping-restrictions_60304.html
April 8, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for a total of 30 testing proposals for 21 substances, including nitromethane; 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene; trichloro(propyl)silane...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-21-substances_60180.html
April 1, 2014
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States, is a “remarkable, historic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Cefics-Mandery-TTIP-an-historic-opportunity-but-regulatory-divide-must-be-addressed_59973.html
March 19, 2014
The risk assessment committee (RAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has adopted an opinion to strengthen the existing classification of bisphenol A (BPA) under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-proposes-stronger-classification-of-BPA_59658.html
March 18, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it will hold a follow-up meeting for stakeholders and interested parties to discuss comments received during the public...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Bisphenol-A-EFSA-to-hold-follow-up-meeting-on-public-consultations_59643.html
March 18, 2014
The European Commission says it has asked member states to monitor the presence of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in food over the next two years. The move is in response to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Brominated-flame-retardants-European-Commission-requests-monitoring-in-food_59647.html
February 28, 2014
New rules concerning the import and export of very hazardous chemicals will be implemented in the European Union as of 1 March, when the revised prior informed consent (PIC) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/Revised-importexport-regulations-for-very-hazardous-chemicals-introduced-in-Europe_59226.html
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