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
All ongoing evaluations of plant protection products for renewal of EU authorisation will have to be assessed against new criteria for identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals ..
News 25 Oct 2018
Strict workplace exposure limits for diesel exhaust fumes and seven other known carcinogens moved a step closer on Wednesday ..
News 24 Oct 2018
- Chemicals,Pollution,General Policy
The European Parliament called for tighter limits on pollutants and improved access to safe water supplies as it adopted its position on a proposed update ..
News 23 Oct 2018
Environmental groups have urged government delegates to reject European Commission proposals to authorise the use of restricted, carcinogenic chromium compounds ..
News 22 Oct 2018
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Packaging
Concentration limits for persistent organic pollutants in consumer products should be tightened, the European Parliament’s environment committee has agreed, but campaigners remain concerned ..
News 11 Oct 2018
The EU should improve its system for licensing pesticides, with stricter requirements on scientific studies and ongoing surveillance after they have been placed on the ..
News 21 Sep 2018
Environmental campaigners have written to MEPs urging them not to back down on a demand to strictly limit content of the toxic heavy metal cadmium ..
News 21 Sep 2018
Atmospheric mercury levels are five times above natural levels in Europe despite a raft of EU legislation to control the poisonous heavy metal, according to ..
News 19 Sep 2018
The EU and rest of the world can produce food without resorting to chemicals by adopting sustainable agricultural practices, MEPs heard at a session of ..
News 7 Sep 2018
Permission would be needed to use or market one of Europe’s most widely-used organic chemicals, alongside 17 others, under plans published on Wednesday by the ..
News 6 Sep 2018