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June 26, 2014
A group of companies has appealed against a decision on carbon tetrachloride by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki), the agency says. The appealing companies are: the German...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Companies-appeal-ECHA-decision-on-carbon-tetrachloride_62048.html
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/sections/news_briefs/European-Commission-strictly-limits-BPA-in-toys_62014.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/sections/news_briefs/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/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-requests-comments-on-CLH-for-linalool_61994.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/sections/news_briefs/Europes-Graphene-Flagship-to-double-number-of-partners_61967.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/sections/news_briefs/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/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-draft-SEAC-opinion-restricting-nonylphenol-nonylphenol-ethoxylates_61952.html
June 20, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) it has opened a photovoltaic (PV) installation at its Hazlet, NJ, facility. The company says that the installation supports its commitment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IFF-opens-PV-installation-at-NJ-site_61947.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/sections/news_briefs/Restriction-proposed-on-BPA-in-thermal-paper_61932.html
June 19, 2014
BASF says that it opposes the authorization for prolonged use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) under the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-opposes-authorizing-HBCD-under-Reach_61927.html
June 18, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its committee for risk assessment (RAC) has adopted an opinion on a Swedish restriction proposal on nonylphenol and nonylphenol...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-committees-restrict-nonylphenol-and-nonylphenol-ethoxylates-in-textiles_61904.html
June 16, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has added four substances to the candidate list of substance of very high concern (SVHC), which now contains 155 substances. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Reach-candidate-list-updated-with-four-new-SVHCs_61837.html
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/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-for-triclosan-medetomidine_61833.html
June 13, 2014
The German government says that it welcomes the European Commission's proposal for a prompt and sustainable reform of the European Union’s emissions trading system but...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Germany-pushes-for-stricter-reform-of-emissions-trading_61806.html
June 13, 2014
The German government wants to top up its financial contribution to international climate protection. Gerd Müller, Germany’s development minister; and Barbara Hendricks...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Germany-to-provide-more-money-for-climate-protection_61805.html
June 13, 2014
Germany’s association of biotechnology industries (DIB; Frankfurt) has criticized the council of EU environment ministers' majority decision to extend the approval...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/DIB-criticizes-national-ban-on-cultivation-of-genetically-modified-plants_61799.html
June 13, 2014
Occidental Petroleum has named Robert Peterson president of OxyChem, effective 1 August. Peterson succeeds Chuck Anderson, who will retire on 31 July. Peterson has served as senior v.p./basic chemicals since 2009....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Next-OxyChem-president-announced_61778.html
June 13, 2014
Bayer’s supervisory board has made a number of changes to the company’s management board....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Bayer-makes-board-changes-CEO-to-step-down-at-end-of-2016_61790.html
June 13, 2014
Merck KGaA says it has agreed to sell the laboratory equipment and production units of Chemische Fabrik Lehrte—a business within Merck that produces industrial salts at Lehrte...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Merck-KGaA-sells-assets-of-Chemische-Fabrik-Lehrte_61782.html
June 13, 2014
Sabic is expanding its technology center at Al Jubail. The expansion, costing $11 million, involves constructing a building adjacent to an existing center, which is expected to become...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sabic-expands-R-and-D_61783.html
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