INTERNATIONAL

WHO and UNEP report on endocrine disrupting chemicals
Full report of JMPR’s 2012 meeting released
JECFA call for data on veterinary drug residues in food
QSAR Toolbox version 3.1 now available

EUROPE

REACH
…Ten Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) recommended for authorisation
…Proposals for the harmonised classification and labelling of two compounds
…A five-year review of REACH
…Other items of interest
JRC Technical Report on nanomaterials symposium
Pesticide toxicity data compiled for EFSA cumulative risk assessments
EFSA draft assessment reports (DARs) on pesticides
EFSA conclusions on pesticides
Medium viscosity white mineral oil (MVMO) evaluated by EFSA for food additive uses
EFSA considers genetically modified oilseed rape for use in food
EFSA assesses feed additives: clinoptilolite, methionine-zinc and orthophosphoric acid
EMA recommendations for genotoxic impurities in veterinary medicines
Community herbal monographs and public statement from EMA
Propiconazole evaluated by EC Environment
SCHER assesses nickel in toys
Nordic review of carbon monoxide
Tolerable upper intake levels of vitamins A and D
DECOS considers the carcinogenicity and genotoxicity of tungsten and dimethylamine

UNITED KINGDOM

Committee on Toxicity February deliberations
Committee on Mutagenicity March deliberations

UNITED STATES

US NTP final toxicology and carcinogenesis report on trimethylolpropane triacrylate…
…and on antiretroviral drugs
Draft NTP Report on Carcinogens (RoC) – monographs for 1-bromopropane and cumene
US EPA releases final ambient air quality standard for particulate matter
US EPA finalises Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for ozone (O3)
EPI Suite version 4.11 now available
Final ATSDR toxicological profile for acrylamide
NIOSH finalises occupational exposure level for hexavalent chromium compounds
NSF publishes oral risk assessment for class of five organic anhydrides in drinking water
Tiered testing for hormonal activity

REST OF THE WORLD  

1,2-Dichloroethane in drinking water
Canadian assessment of lead

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