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September 18, 2012
A study published in the most recent version of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) links exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) to increased obesity in children. However...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/ACC-Disputes-Findings-of-Study-Linking-BPA-and-Childhood-Obesity_46332.html
August 30, 2012
IIllinois governor Pat Quinn (D) has signed off on a law updating state requirements for the dry-cleaning solvent perchlorethylene (perc). The law requires all new dry-cleaning...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Illinois-Approves-Perc-Rules_45931.html
August 27, 2012
EPA has issued plans for conducting peer reviews for work plan chemicals, part of the agency’s agenda for strengthening its chemicals management program using its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Issues-TSCA-Peer-Review-Plans-for-2013-14_45845.html
August 27, 2012
Industry groups are urging the U.S. Senate to take another stab at drafting legislation to overhaul the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), saying the bill recently passed by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Industry-Groups-Urge-Senate-to-Rework-TSCA-Reform-Bill_45842.html
August 22, 2012
Occidental Chemical (OxyChem) says it will implement the final cleanup remedy issued by EPA for contamination of its former Delaware City, DE facility. EPA’s cleanup plan...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/OxyChem-Cleanup-of-Delaware-Site_45790.html
August 22, 2012
U.S. EPA says that Ineos has agreed to stop importing short-chain chlorinated paraffins into the U.S. as part of a settlement agreement. EPA says Ineos had been importing chlorinated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Ineos-Agrees-to-Halt-Import-of-Short-Chain-Chlorinated-Paraffins-into-U-S-_45781.html
August 22, 2012
Industry groups are urging the U.S. Senate to take another stab at drafting legislation to overhaul the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), saying the bill recently passed by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Industry-Groups-Urge-U-S-Senate-to-Redraft-TSCA-Bill_45772.html
August 15, 2012
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) says its plans remain on track to remove trace amounts of 1,4 dioxane, formaldehyde, and other dangerous chemicals found in its adult toiletries and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Johnson-and-Johnson-Says-on-Track-to-Remove-Chemicals-of-Concern-from-Products_45651.html
July 30, 2012
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee held a hearing today on the safety and effectiveness of flame retardants. Committee chair Barbara Boxer (D., CA) and other...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Lawmakers-Review-Flame-Retardant-Safety_45274.html
July 30, 2012
The U.S. EPA has announced proposed settlement agreements for a total of more than $362,113 involving Bethlehem Apparatus Company, Chemtura and Haldoe Topsoe for alleged violations of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Settles-TSCA-Reporting-Violations_45276.html
July 30, 2012
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) bill passed today by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) contains changes from the previous...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Senate-EPW-Committee-Passes-TSCA-Reform-Bill_45263.html
July 25, 2012
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) bill passed today by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works contains changes from the previous draft, based in part on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Changes-to-TSCA-Bill-Focus-on-Data-Evaluation-Requirements_45186.html
July 25, 2012
The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works has passed a bill that would overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the first Congressional vote on TSCA since the 1976...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Senate-Panel-Passes-TSCA-Reform-Bill_45184.html
July 24, 2012
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee held a hearing today on the safety and effectiveness of flame retardants. Committee chair Barbara Boxer (D., CA) and other...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Senate-Panel-Questions-Industry-EPA-on-Flame-Retardant-Safety_45152.html
July 23, 2012
The U.S. EPA has announced proposed settlement agreements for a total of more than $362,113 involving Bethlehem Apparatus Company, Chemtura and Haldoe Topsoe for alleged violations of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/EPA-Settles-With-Three-Firms-for-TSCA-Reporting-Violations_45132.html
July 23, 2012
The nongovernmental organization (NGO) Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families (Washington) says it has issued a report detailing data it says strengthens links between chronic diseases and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Report-Tallies-Health-Costs-of-Stalling-TSCA-Reform_45128.html
July 19, 2012
The U.S. EPA says it will use its existing authority under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to evaluate toxicity issues related to new and existing uses of certain flame...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Senate-EPA-to-Review-Flame-Retardant-Safety_45010.html
July 17, 2012
The U.S. FDA announced today it will prohibit bisphenol A (BPA) from being used in baby bottles and sippy cups. Manufacturers several years ago stopped using BPA in these...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-FDA-Bans-BPA-in-Baby-Bottles-Sippy-Cups_44938.html
July 16, 2012
Albemarle has announced their support of the EPA’s movement to address polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) flame retardants by amending the Significant New Use Rule (SNUR)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/Albemarle-Endorses-EPA-Amendment-of-SNUR-for-PBDEs_44915.html
July 16, 2012
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is calling on EPA to move forward with pending requirements for polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) flame retardants, including submission of data...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/toxics/U-S-Senators-Urge-EPA-to-Advance-Requirements-for-PBDEs_44905.html
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