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February 10, 2011
Antimicrobial ingredients are facing increased regulatory and public scrutiny over concerns that they could be damaging to the environment, disruptive to the human endocrine system, and may encourage drug-resistance....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Antimicrobials-Under-Pressure_32782.html
January 28, 2011
A federal court has rejected EPA’s request for an 18-month extension for mandating additional reductions in air toxics from industrial boilers. The January 20 decision gives EPA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Court-Denies-EPA-Petition-for-Extended-Boiler-MACT-Deadline_32509.html
January 21, 2011
A federal court has rejected EPA’s request for an 18 month extension to its deadline for issuing a rule for reducing air toxics from industrial boilers, giving it 30 days...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Court-Gives-EPA-30-Days-to-Issue-Final-Boiler-MACT_32330.html
January 20, 2011
Legislators for an estimated 30 states have plans to take up bills that would restrict chemicals, and several states are planning comprehensive state chemical laws, state lawmakers and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/TSCA-Reform-Campaign-Shifts-Back-to-State-Level_32246.html
January 18, 2011
A study by researchers from the University of California (San Francisco), has found that 99% of pregnant women in the U.S. contain 43 hazardous chemicals – some of which are...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Study-Finds-Synthetic-Chemicals-in-99-percent-of-Pregnant-Women-in-U-S-with-analysis_32196.html
January 18, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), says that the 3.1 million Classification and Labelling and packaging (CLP) notifications that it received by the January 3 deadline...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ECHA-Says-CLP-Substance-Notifications-Topped-100000-Not-24000_32192.html
January 17, 2011

U.S. Democrats are stepping up the debate over potential chemical disclosure requirements for companies involved in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on public lands. House Democrats recently asked the Obama administration to advance requirements for public disclosure of chemicals used in the process. The Democrats' action follows a letter to administration officials from House Republicans seeking answers and supporting documents related to a long list of policy questions concerning fracking.

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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/House-Democrats-Press-Salazar-on-Fracking-Disclosure-Requirements_32188.html
January 17, 2011
U.S. EPA has issued a final rule requiring the testing of 19 high production volume (HPV) chemicals for health and environmental impacts. “This rule is one of a series of actions...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Issues-Test-Rules-for-19-Chemicals_32174.html
January 17, 2011
German and European Union authorities say that pork tainted with a dioxin concentration 77 times that of background levels, which could be toxic to humans, has been sold across...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/German-Regulators-Investigate-Foods-Contaminated-with-Dioxin_32177.html
January 12, 2011
German and European Union authorities say that pork tainted with a dioxin concentration 77 times that of background levels, which could be toxic to humans, has been sold across...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Regulators-Investigate-Dioxin-Contamination-of-Foods-in-Germany_32103.html
January 11, 2011
The Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) today rolled out its big initiative for enhancing its position on nanomaterials by introducing the Nanotechnologies Supply Chain...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-K-Chemical-Industry-Introduces-Nanotech-Forum_32074.html
January 6, 2011
California’s Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) will take more time finalize its Safer Consumer Product Alternatives (SCPA) regulations after some lawmakers and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/California-Postpones-Green-Chemistry-Regulations_31872.html
January 6, 2011
California’s Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) will take more time to finalize its Safer Consumer Product Alternatives (SCPA) regulations after some lawmakers and environmental groups objected to recent changes to the rule that they said would make it ineffective. Critics of the latest revisions to the rules, which had been due out January 1, include Assemblyman Mike Fleuer (D., Los Angeles), the key sponsor of the 2008 bill that created the state’s green chemistry program....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/California-Delays-January-1-Launch-of-Green-Chemistry-Regulations_31842.html
December 29, 2010
Demand will be driven by increasingly stringent safety and flammability standards and the rising use of plastic products, says a recent report from The Freedonia Group (Cleveland)....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Flame-Retardant-Demand-to-Grow-6-percent-Annually_31838.html
December 22, 2010
The majority of U.S. survey respondents say they are aware of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and most of those that have heard of it have some concerns related to environmental...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Survey-Tracks-U-S-Fracking-Awareness-Concerns_31765.html
December 22, 2010
The European Commission has issued draft legislation to strengthen the rules on the control of major accidents involving hazardous chemicals. Proposed changes to the so-called Seveso...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EU-Rolls-Out-Plans-to-Strengthen-Plant-Safety-Legislation_31739.html
December 21, 2010
U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. EPA have signed a statement of intent to cooperate with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) on issues relating to chemical safety and regulation. ECHA is the body responsible for implementing the Regulation, Authorisation and Evaluation of Chemicals (Reach) program in the European Union (EU). Under the terms of the agreement, the organizations would share knowledge and exchange experiences and best practices on chemicals management in areas including scientific collaboration and information exchange.

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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-and-European-Chemicals-Agency-Sign-Statement-of-Intent-to-Cooperate-update-with-analysis_31718.html
December 13, 2010
Both products are used primarily in fruit and vegetable crops, and are effective replacements for methyl bromide, an ozone-depleting fumigant that has been phased out for all but essential uses....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Amvac-Buys-Two-Insecticides-From-Bayer-CropScience_31559.html
December 8, 2010
California's Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) says  it will register methyl iodide, a fumigant pesticide on California's list of cancer-causing chemicals, with the "most stringent restrictions in the nation."...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/California-OKs-Methyl-Iodide_31425.html
December 7, 2010
EPA has asked federal judges to extend the court-ordered deadline for finalizing its rule governing emissions from industrial boilers. A final rule for EPA’s maximum achievable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Seeks-Extension-to-Court-Ordered-Boiler-MACT-Deadline_31401.html
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