INTERNATIONAL

IARC evaluation of seven chemicals

OECD releases various adverse-outcome pathways (AOPs) for review

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Consultations on three potential substances of very high concern (SVHCs)

…New information regarding the UK withdrawal from the EU

…ECHA annual progress report

…Update to the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP)

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals

Classification and labelling…

…Update to guidance on labelling and packaging

…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling on six substances

…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling

Biocidal Products Regulation…

…BPC opinions on three active substances

EFSA…

…Updated opinion on phthalates authorised as food-contact materials (FCMs)

…Evaluation of four food additives (or groups of food additives)

…Conclusions on the safety of four food enzymes

…Assessment of animal feed additives

…Opinion on a “basic substance” application for L-cysteine

…Consideration of the safety of thiacloprid

…Update of cumulative assessment groups (CAGs) for pesticides with effects on the thyroid

…Assessment reports on three pesticides

EMA considers frangula bark as a herbal medicinal product

JRC clarifies the European Commission’s definition of a nanomaterial

SCCS opinions on four cosmetic ingredients

CeHoS publishes report on the toxicological risk assessment of endocrine disrupters

DECOS publishes report on diesel emissions

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COC recent discussions

 

UNITED STATES

ACGIH occupational exposure values – 2019 booklet updates

US NAS releases Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) values for sodium and potassium

Final NTP report on dietary zinc

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian screening assessments

NICNAS draft review of decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE)

NICNAS reports on three industrial chemicals