Dolls, modelling clay, slime, balls and balloons were among 290 toys found to contain illegal levels of toxics substances this year, according to an analysis ..
News 18 Dec 2018
A report by a European Parliament special committee into the may pesticides are authorised for use in the EU has met with a mixed reaction ..
News 7 Dec 2018
The European Commission should significantly improve the way plant protection products are assessed, applied and monitored within the EU, a European Parliament inquiry committee has ..
News 6 Dec 2018
The current European Commission is not planning to produce a long awaited 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' before it leaves office, the head of its ..
News 6 Dec 2018
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) should be permitted in all recycled materials at concentrations of up to 500 parts per million, the EU Council has agreed ..
News 29 Nov 2018
The European Parliament's environment committee has objected to the planned authorisation of sodium dichromate, in a move campaigners hope will lead to an unprecedented refusal ..
News 21 Nov 2018
European lawmakers finally reached agreement on a new EU fertiliser regulation on Wednesday morning, with the first-ever EU-wide limit on cadmium in phosphate fertilisers. ..
News 20 Nov 2018
The European Chemicals Agency says it will increase efforts to ensure compliance with the EU's Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals ..
News 8 Nov 2018
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) urged companies on Tuesday to ensure the chemicals safety data they are required to submit is complete and up to ..
News 6 Nov 2018
French farmers will no longer be authorised to use pesticides linked to a recent outbreak of respiratory illnesses, France’s Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational ..
News 5 Nov 2018
France has prohibited the use of metam sodium pesticides for three months after dozens of farmworkers and residents in western France fell ill in four ..
News 26 Oct 2018