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Congress introduces bill to speed sunscreen ingredient approval

10:26 AM MDT | March 14, 2014 | Vincent Valk

Bills have been introduced in the US House and Senate designed to clear the backlog of US FDA approval for sunscreen ingredients and implement a streamlined process for ingredient approval in the future. The bipartisan legislation, called the Sunscreen...


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Ferro changes board structure, appoints president to chairman

Ferro announced today that it is altering the structure of its board of directors, “declassifying,” or eliminating staggered terms, for directors, and eliminating cumulative voting. The board also will appoint Peter Thomas, current president and...

Minerals Technologies launches bid for Amcol (updated)

Minerals Technologies (MTI) today launched a $42/share unsolicited bid for minerals firm Amcol International (Hoffman Estates, IL), setting in motion a possible bidding war with Imerys, which agreed to acquire Amcol on Wednesday for about $1.6 billion, or...

ACI 2014: TSCA reform, fuel subsidies key priorities for soapers

Managing TSCA reform as it makes its way through Congress and ensuring that fuel subsidies do not adversely impact oleochemical prices are key priorities for the cleaning chemicals sector, industry leaders said today ACI's Issues Briefing in Orlando. The...

Chemtura files suit against new California fire-safety rule

Chemtura today announced it has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court of California in Sacramento seeking to overturn California’s new fire-safety standard for upholstered furniture. The new standard, which requires furniture meet a cigarette “smolder...

W.R. Grace looking to obtain $1.55 billion in exit financing

W.R. Grace, which hopes to exit from bankruptcy later this month after nearly 13 years in Chapter 11, is looking to secure $1.55 billion in exit financing from several banks, reports say. The exit financing includes a $700 million term loan, a $400 million...

Judge raises fine in Sherwin-Williams lead paint case

A judge in California has increased the fine to be paid by Sherwin-Williams (SW), NL Industries, and ConAgra in a lead paint case, from $1.1 billion to $1.15 billion. The decision, by Superior Court Judge James Kleinberg of San Jose, holds the three companies...

Sherwin-Williams, NL Industries ordered to pay $1.1 billion in lead paint case

Sherwin-Williams (SW), NL Industries and ConAgra foods were found liable to pay $1.1 billion to replace or mitigate lead paint in thousands of homes in California in a court ruling handed down yesterday. The ruling, by Superior Court Judge James Kleinberg of...

W.R. Grace expects bankruptcy exit by end of January

W.R. Grace says the company is targeting an exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on or about 31 January 2014, general counsel Mark Shelnitz told investors during a conference call today. The exact date of emergence depends upon when the US Third Circuit Court of...

Grace moves closer to bankruptcy exit

W.R. Grace has announced that “none of the four parties with-asbestos related appeals to Grace’s plan of reorganization filed further appeals with the US Supreme Court” before yesterday's deadline. Another appeal, related to the amount of...

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