INTERNATIONAL

New training material for OECD QSAR Toolbox
 

EUROPE

REACH
… REACH evaluation report for 2013
… Consultations on four potential Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs)
… More proposals for harmonised classification and labelling
… ECHA updates its Classification & Labelling Inventory database              
… Other items of interest
 
Biocial Products Regulation
… Applications to amend Annex I active substances can now be submitted by industry
 
ECVAM finalises its recommendations on the KeratinoSens™ skin sensitisation assay
JRC addresses indoor emissions from construction products
EC consults on fragrance allergens in cosmetics
EFSA considers safety of botanicals
EFSA releases more flavouring group evaluations
EFSA assessments of animal feed additives
EFSA assessments of food-contact materials
EFSA draft assessment reports (DARs) on three pesticides
EFSA concludes on orthosulfamuron
EFSA updates its opinion on genetically modified cotton variant
EFSA finalises opinions on biotin and pantothenic acid
EFSA considers the health risks of dietary chromium
SCHER finalises opinion on mercury in dental amalgam
BfR considers Guduchi herbal tea
Norwegian risk assessment of fluopyram
Occupational limit value for benzene
 

UNITED KINGDOM

Committee on Toxicity March deliberations
ACNFP considers an application for the use of Cycloastragenol-TA65
… and drafts opinions on DHA-rich algal oil
… and phytosterol esters
SACN Position Statement on iodine and health

 


UNITED STATES

ACGIH occupational exposure values – 2014 updated booklets
US EPA releases BPA and decaBDE alternatives assessments
EPA releases two new PPRTV documents
FDA accepts GRAS status for ethyl cellulose and steviol glycosides in food
Two finalised and eight revised development support documents (DSDs) from TCEQ
 

REST OF THE WORLD

Review of tartrazine toxicity released by TGA

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