Twelve member states have not fully implemented EU rules on illegally logged timber that have been in place since March 2013, says the Commission ..
News 1 Aug 2014
A 2013 ruling means the country cannot have a ban while the EU is considering applying restrictions under REACH, the Danish EPA explains ..
News 4 Jul 2014
The Court of Justice of the EU has rejected Germany’s request to maintain its toy safety standards for heavy metals arsenic, antinomy and mercury ..
News 14 May 2014
WebNews 22 Apr 2014 External Content
Seventeen percent of companies checked by inspectors as part of a pan-European REACH enforcement project had not properly registered some chemicals ..
News 31 Mar 2014
A fifth of the 71 electrical and electronic products checked by Sweden’s chemicals agency in 2013 breached the RoHS directive on hazardous substances ..
News 25 Mar 2014
It is proving difficult to agree air emission limits for the appliances because of concerns among member states over the cost of compliance ..
News 3 Feb 2014
The European Commission has issued a final warning to Germany over the way it has treated Daimler’s continued use of the restricted refrigerant ..
News 23 Jan 2014
In a vote on Wednesday, the European Parliament has reversed its environment committee’s decision to classify pollen as an ingredient of honey ..
News 17 Jan 2014
On Friday, the Court of Justice of the EU has said the European Commission breached GM authorisation rules in the case of the Amflora potato ..
News 16 Dec 2013
Document Watch 8 Nov 2013 External Content
Judges say NGOs should have been given information on the exact composition of a approved herbicide, including its impurities and additives ..
News 9 Oct 2013
The EU court has ruled against the European Commission in a case that could pave the way for the licensing of a new GM maize ..
News 30 Sep 2013
Two thirds of companies inspected by member states are not fully compliant with the EU chemical regulations; ECHA consults on further seven SVHC proposals ..
News 4 Sep 2013