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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
February 27, 2014
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (Socma) this morning testified before Congress urging the passage of legislation to extend...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ACC-Socma-testify-before-Congress-on-passage-of-updated-CFATS-program_59152.html
February 26, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has announced that it will hold a public scientific meeting on bisphenol A (BPA), to take place at Brussels on 23 April. The aim...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EFSA-to-hold-public-scientific-meeting-on-BPA_59119.html
February 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for testing proposals on 45 substances. A total of 68 hazard endpoints for vertebrate testing have been requested, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-calls-for-testing-proposals-on-various-substances_59043.html
February 20, 2014
The European Commission says that it welcomes measures adopted by the European Union's council of ministers today to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/European-Commission-welcomes-measures-to-protect-workers-against-exposure-to-hazardous-chemicals_58941.html
February 14, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has opened a public consultation on a draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for niacin (nicotinic acid, or...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/EFSA-launches-public-consultation-on-dietary-reference-values-for-niacin_58835.html
February 13, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened public consultations on applications for authorization for the use of diarsenic trioxide, and the pigments lead chromate...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/safety/ECHA-opens-public-consultations-on-authorization-of-diarsenic-trioxide-lead-chromate-pigments_58779.html
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