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February 22, 2013
China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Shanghai) has issued guidance mandating that petrochemical and heavy-metal industries join an environmental liability insurance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Report-Chinas-environmental-ministry-to-mandate-environmental-liability-insurance_50021.html
February 4, 2013
Regulators in California have published a notice of intent to list bisphenol A (BPA) as a developmental toxicant under the state’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) law...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/California-to-list-BPA-under-Prop-65_49561.html
February 1, 2013
State chemical management initiatives and ingredients disclosure requirements that could create undue compliance burdens and thwart product innovation continue to be top ACI’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ACI-2013-state-regulations-ingredient-disclosure-top-industry-concerns_49492.html
January 21, 2013
Fashion brand Benetton (Ponzano Veneto, Italy) says it has committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Benetton-joins-Detox-campaign_49175.html
January 21, 2013
The US National Toxicology Program (NTP), part of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), has named provisional member of a peer review committee that will review NTP’s 2011...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/US-names-nominees-for-formaldehyde-peer-review-panel_49172.html
January 11, 2013
Biomaterials and sustainable fuel company Edeniq (Visalia, CA) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Pacific Ethanol to install Edeniq technology at Pacific...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Edeniq-signs-ethanol-deal-with-Pacific-Ethanol_48936.html
January 7, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has added 54 substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the candidate list of substances for authorization under the European Union's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ECHA-adds-54-substances-to-Reach-candidate-list_48795.html
January 7, 2013
EPA has released for public comment draft risk assessments for five chemicals used in household products, a move that represents a significant step in defining EPA’s approach to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-proposes-draft-risk-plans-for-five-chemicals_48765.html
January 7, 2013
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) says it will recommend to its board that it reject a citizens' petition for a ban on the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in packaging...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Maine-DEP-recommends-board-reject-BPA-petition_48764.html
January 7, 2013
China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that about 9 m.t. of aniline leaked from a plant owned by Tianji Coal Chemical Industry Group (Lucheng, Shanxi...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Aniline-leak-in-China-cuts-off-citys-water-supply_48763.html
January 7, 2013
University of Missouri (MU) researchers say they have been unable to reproduce the results of a previous study that had linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) to increased rates of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Researchers-say-new-study-unable-to-replicate-certain-BPA-findings_48762.html
January 3, 2013
EPA says it is working on a “state of the science” paper to update its research on low-dose health effects for endocrine disruptors. The findings will provide information...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-proposes-assessment-review-model-for-endocrine_48535.html
December 17, 2012
EPA says it is working on a “state of the science” paper to update its research on low-dose health effects for endocrine disruptors. The findings will provide information...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/New-EPA-ORD-program-to-evaluate-low-dose-effects-of-endocrine-disruptors_48445.html
December 17, 2012
A consortium including US EPA and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) says it is collaborating in a global effort to assess the potential adverse impact of nanomaterials...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/US-EPA-and-CSPC-seek-nanomaterials-safety-data_48448.html
December 4, 2012
The US National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) in a recent study says major rules US EPA issued in 2010 and 2011 will cost industry hundreds of billions of dollars and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Industry-study-tallies-costs-of-six-new-EPA-rules_48124.html
December 3, 2012
The US National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) in a recent study says major rules US EPA issued in 2010 and 2011 will cost industry hundreds of billions of dollars and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/NAM-assesses-compliance-capex-costs-of-six-major-new-EPA-rules_48116.html
October 8, 2012
Health Canada says its reassessment of bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging indicates exposure levels are not high enough to cause concern about adverse health effects in adults or...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Health-Canada-BPA-in-food-packaging-not-linked-to-adverse-health-effects_46630.html
October 8, 2012
A recent report released by the Australian government’s Department of Health and Ageing indicated that diisonoyl phthalate (DINP), a common component in many commercial and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ACC-Australian-DINP-study-shows-no-link-to-adverse-health-effects-_46628.html
October 8, 2012
EPA says it has finalized plans to clean up contaminated soil, groundwater, and six waste-disposal areas at the American Cyanamid Superfund site at Bridgewater Township, NJ. The soil...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-finalizes-deal-to-resolve-NJ-Superfund-case_46625.html
October 8, 2012
The European Commission has made two proposals to close loopholes in current European Union (EU) legislation on precursors for the illegal drugs methamphetamine and heroin. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/European-authorities-crack-down-on-precursors-to-illegal-drugs_46626.html
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