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December 6, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has reviewed key events in 2013, and provided an outline for 2014. The second deadline for the EU's Registration, Evaluation...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-reviews-2013-outlines-plans-for-2014_57176.html
November 29, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened its first public consultation under the biocidal products regulation (BPR). The consultation will be on the active substance...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-opens-first-public-consultation-under-biocidal-products-regulation_57009.html
November 29, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has concluded substance evaluation on four substances—ethylene oxide, tributyl phosphate, m-tolylidene diisocyanate, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-concludes-evaluation-on-four-substances_56996.html
November 27, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has requested testing proposals for cyclohexane-1,4-dicarboxylic acid. The hazard end point for which vertebrate testing has been...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-cyclohexane-14-dicarboxylic-acid_56974.html
November 22, 2013
The European Commission is asking Portugal to clean up large amounts of hazardous waste, dumped in decommissioned mines at Gondomar, near Porto, in 2001–2002. About 320,000 m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EC-asks-Portugal-to-clean-up-toxic-waste-at-Gondomar_56913.html
November 21, 2013
The European Union intends to impose 'definitive antidumping duties' on biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, effective 27 November, the European Commission says. The measures...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EU-to-impose-definitive-antidumping-duties-on-biodiesel-from-Argentina-Indonesia_56848.html
November 15, 2013
The European Council says it has approved an amendment to a directive on batteries and accumulators in order to reduce the amount of cadmium and mercury released into the environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/European-Council-approves-amendment-on-Cd-Hg-in-batteries_56722.html
November 15, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has requested testing proposals for tert-dodecanethiol (TDM). The hazard endpoint for which vertebrate testing has been proposed is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-tert-dodecanethiol_56727.html
November 15, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that its member state committee (MSC) has agreed that the agency should request further information on six substances. The MSC...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-to-request-additional-information-on-six-substances_56720.html
November 13, 2013
Germany's chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) says it is 'concerned' about discussions to reform the country's renewable energy law (EEG), as part of negotiations to form a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/VCI-calls-for-a-reduction-in-energy-cost-not-a-redistribution_56675.html
November 13, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has received seven applications for authorization for uses of bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) under...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/DEHP-DBP-authorization-under-Reach-ECHA-initiates-eight-week-public-consultation_56671.html
November 11, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) for 1,2-dichloropropane (propylene dichloride). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-invites-comments-on-proposals-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-12-dichloropropane_56617.html
November 7, 2013
The European Commission has referred a request related to cultivation of a genetically-modified organism (GMO), originally submitted 12 years ago, to the council of ministers. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/European-Commission-refers-GMO-cultivation-request-to-Council-of-Ministers_56519.html
November 7, 2013
The European Commission has proposed the legislation necessary for the European Union to formally ratify the second commitment period (2013–2020) of the Kyoto Protocol on climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/European-Commission-proposes-ratification-of-second-phase-of-Kyoto-Protocol_56517.html
November 5, 2013
The European Commission has adopted a proposal that requires European member states to reduce their use of lightweight plastic carrier bags. Such plastic bags are often used only once...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/European-Commission-proposes-reduction-in-use-of-plastic-bags_56443.html
October 21, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has requested proposals for testing of three substances, C20–C24 alpha-olefins, benzotriazole, and lithium iron phosphate. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-three-additional-substances_56063.html
October 17, 2013
EPA says that firms participating in a voluntary initiative launched in 2006 for the phaseout of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) are on track to meet a 95% reduction goal in PFOA...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Firms-on-Track-for-2010-PFOA-Phaseout_10406.html
October 17, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has issued a call for evidence to identify uses of bis(pentabromophenyl)ether (deca-BDE) where substitution may be challenging or require...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-calls-for-evidence-on-substituting-deca-BDE_55967.html
October 16, 2013
The appeal board of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has upheld an ECHA decision requiring information on sub-chronic toxicity, and developmental toxicity in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHAs-appeal-board-upholds-decision-against-Lanxess_55966.html
October 14, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has requested testing proposals for two substances—2,4,6,8,10-pentamethylcyclopentasiloxane and the reaction mass of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-requests-testing-proposals-for-two-substances_55910.html
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