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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/regions/western_europe/European-Commission-strictly-limits-BPA-in-toys_62014.html
June 25, 2014
Europe's olefins and polyolefins industry needs to improve its feedstock flexibility while continuing to innovate and create opportunities, since it faces growing competition from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/PEPP-2014-Europes-polyolefins-industry-must-innovate-improve-feedstock-flexibility_62013.html
June 25, 2014
Huntsman says that agribusiness group Wilmar International (Singapore) has completed the previously announced acquisition of Huntsman’s European commodity surfactants business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Wilmar-aquires-Huntsmans-European-commodity-surfactants-business_62012.html
June 24, 2014
Uralkali, one of the world’s largest potash producers, has announced that it has won the auction to develop the Romanovsky block of the Verkhnekamskoye...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralkali-wins-auction-for-Romanovsky-potash-block-in-Russia_62005.html
June 24, 2014
Monsanto has held informal talks with Syngenta in recent months, offering a friendly takeover of Syngenta, according to a Bloomberg report. Such a deal, which would have...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reports-Monsanto-held-talks-to-acquire-Syngenta_61987.html
June 24, 2014
Croda (Goole, UK) says its full-year pretax profits will be below the £251.4 million ($426.9 million) it posted in 2013. Croda cites the stronger UK currency. "For...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Croda-says-strength-of-UK-currency-will-dent-full-year-profits_62003.html
June 24, 2014
German chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has sharply criticized the agreement between the German government and the European Commission to tax new plants for in-house...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-bemoans-fall-in-competitiveness-with-new-tariffs-for-in-house-electricity-production_62004.html
June 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited interested parties to comment on a hazard class open for public consultation for linalool. The dossier...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-requests-comments-on-CLH-for-linalool_61994.html
June 24, 2014
Arkema has expanded its range of Evasin-branded ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) copolymers with two new grades containing 44% ethylene, the company says. Arkema's range now offers EVOH...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Arkema-expands-its-EVOH-range_61986.html
June 24, 2014
Merck KGaA says that its biopharmaceutical division, Merck Serono (Darmstadt, Germany), has signed an agreement with Mersana Therapeutics (Cambridge, MA) to collaboratively develop...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Merck-Serono-and-Mersana-to-develop-antibody-drug-conjugates_61984.html
June 23, 2014
Earth Alive Clean Technologies (Montreal), a company that develops and manufactures microbial technology-based products, says that it has signed a patent co-ownership agreement with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/denmark/Earth-Alive-signs-patent-co-ownership-agreement-with-Novozymes_61834.html
June 23, 2014
Evonik Industries says it has adopted a new approach, called Evonik Call for Research Proposals (ECRP), to building networks with outstanding scientists in universities. The approach's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-adopts-new-approach-to-R-and-D-with-external-partners_61971.html
June 23, 2014
Bayer CropScience has appointed Adrian Percy as head/R&D, effective 1 August. Percy, currently senior v.p./global regulatory affairs at Bayer CropScience, replaces David Nicholson...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Bayer-CropScience-appoints-new-head-of-R-and-D_61969.html
June 23, 2014
The European Commission says that 66 new partners are being invited to join the Graphene Flagship—one of Europe’s largest research initiatives—following a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-Graphene-Flagship-to-double-number-of-partners_61967.html
June 23, 2014
Brenntag says that it has taken over distributing nylon-6 and nylon-6,6 compounds in Germany for Epsan Deutschland (Dortmund, Germany) , a subsidiary of Epsan (Bursa, Turkey). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Brenntag-distributing-Epsan-products-in-Germany_61965.html
June 23, 2014
EuroChem (Moscow), Russia’s largest fertilizer company and a top-10 fertilizer player globally, today announced that it has won the auction for the right to explore and produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/EuroChem-wins-new-potash-licence-in-Russia-will-become-major-potash-player_61962.html
June 20, 2014
Cefic says that Europe's output of chemicals will grow by 2.0% this year on the back of rising industrial demand, in particular from the automotive industry. Production is expected to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cefic-Europes-chemical-output-to-grow-2-0-percent-this-year_61945.html
June 20, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on a draft opinion by its committee for socioeconomic analysis (SEAC). The opinion is on a proposal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-draft-SEAC-opinion-restricting-nonylphenol-nonylphenol-ethoxylates_61952.html
June 20, 2014
BP Chemicals Ltd. (BPCL), a BP subsidiary, confirms that it declared force majeure yesterday to customers of the company’s acetic anhydride plant at Saltend, near Hull, UK...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BP-declares-force-majeure-on-acetic-anhydride-from-UK-plant_61951.html
June 19, 2014
France has submitted a proposal to restrict the marketing of thermal paper containing bisphenol A (BPA) under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Restriction-proposed-on-BPA-in-thermal-paper_61932.html
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