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September 9, 2013
Australia's prime minister-elect, Tony Abbott, has reaffirmed plans to repeal Australia's carbon tax legislation, following the victory of his Liberal-National coalition in federal...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Australian-PM-elect-reaffirms-plans-to-repeal-the-countrys-carbon-tax_55039.html
September 9, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for additional information on seven substances of very high concern (SVHC). The substances are cadmium sulfide, trixylyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-calls-for-information-on-seven-substances-of-very-high-concern_55010.html
September 9, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on two new proposals for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The chemicals concerned are flumioxazin...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-invites-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-comments-on-flumioxazin-and-propylene-oxide_55030.html
September 5, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that two-thirds of companies inspected as part of its enforcement forum do not comply with one or more of the provisions of EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Two-thirds-of-companies-inspected-fail-to-comply-with-Reach-CLP-requirements_54896.html
August 30, 2013
The new Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR), which was adopted on 22 May 2012, will come into operation in Europe from 1 September, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Simplified-regulation-for-biocides-in-Europe-from-September_54842.html
August 27, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) for N-methyl pyrrolidone. The substance is used as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-invites-comments-on-proposals-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-N-methyl-pyrrolidone_54762.html
August 27, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) on bisphenol A (BPA), the agency says. BPA is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-invites-comments-on-proposals-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-bisphenol-A_54761.html
July 29, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it has launched a public consultation on draft guidance regarding a methodology for pesticide degradation in soil or water...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EFSA-consults-on-pesticide-degradation-time_54009.html
July 19, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has issued revised guidance for assessing the risks posed by pesticides to aquatic organisms, the authority says. The guidance...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EFSA-publishes-new-guidance-on-pesticides-and-aquatic-organisms_53769.html
July 18, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has launched a public consultation on its recently published methodology for identifying pesticides to be included in cumulative...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EFSA-launches-public-consultation-on-pesticides-methodology_53727.html
July 18, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published a chemical safety report/exposure scenario (CSR/ES) roadmap aimed at enhancing the quality of information in the exposure...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-and-stakeholders-aim-to-improve-chemical-safety-information_53704.html
July 16, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it has pioneered a new approach that paves the way for implementation of cumulative risk assessment, a technique that...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EFSA-develops-new-approach-for-cumulative-risk-assessment-of-pesticides_53663.html
July 15, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has published a review of international frameworks for assessing chemical mixtures. The report supports the rollout of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Mixtures-of-chemicals-EFSA-assesses-effects-on-human-health_53641.html
July 10, 2013
Ashland will pay $2 million in penalties to settle alleged violations of a consent decree with the EPA at the resins disposal superfund site in Jefferson Borough, PA, EPA says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Hercules-to-pay-$2-million-penalty-for-environmental-violations_53481.html
June 28, 2013
Helsinki Forum: Balancing regulation with innovation was among the meeting’s primary themes. The 5th Helsinki Chemicals Forum, held 18–19 June, assessed policy direction...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-2013_53166.html
June 20, 2013
Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and dust from electricity-generating large combustion plants (LCPs) in the European Union have fallen since 2004, the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/European-Environment-Agency-reports-on-emissions-from-power-plants_52836.html
June 14, 2013
The European Chemical Agency's (ECHA; Helsinki) committee for risk assessment (RAC) has adopted 13 opinions for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) and one opinion at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHAs-risk-assessment-committee-concludes-opinions-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-on-14-substances_52812.html
June 14, 2013
The committees for risk assessment and socio-economic analysis of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) have concluded in a joint session that they would recommend to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/ECHA-committees-agree-on-length-of-review-period_52810.html
May 17, 2013
Emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) from installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) decreased in 2012, but the surplus of emission allowances...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/EU-emissions-trading-GHG-emissions-decline-in-2012-but-allowance-surplus-grows_52131.html
February 8, 2013
The Supreme Court later this month will hear arguments in a landmark case that will determine intellectual property (IP) rights involving reuse of Monsanto’s genetically modified...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/US-high-court-to-hear-key-Monsanto-IP-case_49644.html
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