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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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it has launched a public consultation on draft guidance regarding a methodology for pesticide degradation in soil or water...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
February 8, 2013
State legislatures will advance a number of bills in 2013 that lawmakers and advocacy groups say reflect heightened consumer-concern regarding certain substances and declining...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Lawmakers-in-dozens-of-states-plan-action-of-chemical-restrictions_49645.html
November 30, 2012
Plastics Europe (Brussels), an industry group, has asked EU authorities to “ensure that member states respect existing EU rules and processes on food contact materials.” The move...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/regulatory/Industry-presses-EU-to-review-member-states-BPA-bans_48037.html
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