The European Commission has amended the list of chemical substances subject to restricted use under EU harmonised classification rules, as part of the Classification, Labelling ..
News 24 Aug 2016
A proposal to consider titanium dioxide as a carcinogen has been greeted with alarm by the chemicals industry ..
News 29 Jul 2016
- Chemicals,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
An application to authorise the non-consumer use of two lead pigments has been granted by the REACH committee ..
News 8 Jul 2016
The European Commission has issued a draft document that could see two lead pigments authorised for non-consumer use under REACH in July ..
News 20 Jun 2016
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate
NGO ChemSec has called for wider analysis of costs and benefits as part of the European Chemicals Agency’s socio-economic analysis of applications for authorisation under ..
News 3 Jun 2016
The European Commission has proposed an 18-month temporary licence for the herbicide glyphosate after member states failed to agree on a nine-year renewal in May ..
News 2 Jun 2016
The European Chemicals Agency has called on Brussels to clarify chemicals companies’ obligations to update the dossiers that set out their substances’ properties, use and ..
News 27 May 2016
- Chemicals,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The European Chemicals Agency has warned that firms sharing data ahead of the REACH chemicals regulation’s upcoming substance registration deadline must do so on a ..
News 25 May 2016
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
EU chemicals chief Geert Dancet has said he is more concerned about substances of very high concern not being added to the authorisation list than ..
News 25 May 2016
Member states have postponed a vote on whether to renew the licence for widely used herbicide glyphosate because no qualified majority could be reached ..
News 19 May 2016
The plasticiser industry says a proposed restriction on phthalates in consumer goods is “inconsistent”, given member states’ recent authorisation of continued use of DEHP in ..
News 5 May 2016
NGOs have called for chemical regulation to be excluded from a controversial trade deal being negotiated between the EU and the US, as the latest round ..
News 25 Apr 2016
The European Chemicals Agency has earmarked 54 more hazardous and potentially hazardous substances for risk assessment by member states ..
News 23 Mar 2016
Firms have applied for authorisation for 39 continued uses of chemicals that will be banned in the EU next year ..
News 11 Feb 2016