Today, Linmark Consulting launched the new webpage for Organoclays REACH Consortium Click here for further information
Today, Linmark Consulting launches the new webpage for Polyamides (PAEA) REACH Consortium Click here for further information
The European regulatory authority ECHA released its 3-yearly regulatory science strategy setting out its aims for priority areas, to aid scientific cooperation and consensus, communicate R&D needs and ultimately help improve risk assessment methods. It wishes to act as a
The US EPA has invited comments on three draft test guidelines for its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). The tests are part of the program’s tier 2, which will be used for substances that show endocrine-disrupting properties in tier 1.
Current exposure levels to bisphenol A (BPA) pose no risk to human health, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded in its final Scientific Opinion on the safety of the substance in foodstuffs.
The new Guidance document from ECHA is designed to facilitate the implementation of the PIC Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 698/2012) by describing good practice on how to fulfil the obligations. http://echa.europa.eu/guidance-documents/guidance-on-PIC
The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has published a report, examining the main differences between EU and US legislation relevant to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations. The report looks at progress made and potential future developments in eight
ECHA has updated its second edition of guidance to downstream users, adding the minimum individual concentration in mixtures of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) triggering an obligation to provide a safety data sheet (SDS). http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13634/du_en.pdf
The Swiss Bafu (Federal Office for the Environment) has started a consultation on changes to its chemical risk reduction Ordinance (ChemRRV). Adjustments in the Regulation, which covers the use of 35 substances and products that can pose a danger to
ECHA has published a practical guide on the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) to help companies meet their obligations. http://echa.europa.eu/practical-guides/bpr-practical-guides