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
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
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
Local waste authority groups have called for minimum recycled content levels for new plastic products in Europe ..
News 15 May 2018
Campaigners are calling on delegates to a forthcoming REACH committee meeting to expand proposed restrictions on harmful chemicals in textiles in order to protect consumers ..
News 24 Apr 2018
Norway has added seven new substances to its official list of priority substances that pose a risk to human health or the environment ..
News 8 Mar 2018
The Swedish Chemicals Agency has reported 16 commodity importers to Sweden’s environmental prosecutor for failing to ensure that their products are safe to use ..
News 20 Feb 2018
An environmental NGO has submitted a complaint to a district court in Germany after a firm refused to stop selling “health-endangering” light bulbs ..
News 15 Feb 2018
New regulations imposing stricter limits on the use of BPA in food contact materials are set to come into force in September, the EU executive ..
News 14 Feb 2018
Prosthetics have been used for hundreds of years but for much of that time had little technological development. That is all changing… ..
Comment 27 Oct 2017
The European Commission adopted on Monday a set of scientific criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals in biocidal products, the EU executive said ..
News 4 Sep 2017
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
Campaigners and MEPs have renewed calls on Brussels to reject a proposed merger between pesticide makers Bayer and Monsanto following the launch of a competition ..
News 23 Aug 2017
The European Chemicals Agency has launched public consultations on whether to allow six uses of five carcinogenic substances, including soon-to-be-banned chromium trioxide ..
News 18 Aug 2017
France has vowed to push for tougher controls on endocrine disrupting chemicals at home and in the EU after backing new controversial EU criteria ..
News 5 Jul 2017
EU experts have agreed to designate bisphenol A a human endocrine disruptor on top of its current repro-toxic classification, paving the way for an EU ..
News 16 Jun 2017