INTERNATIONAL

IARC evaluations on nine chemicals of interest

Update to the ICH Guideline on reproductive/developmental toxicity

 

EUROPE

REACH…

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

…Draft recommendation for additions to Authorisation List

…Calls for evidence relating to workplace exposure limits for asbestos and cadmium substances

…EU Chemicals Legislation Finder (EUCLEF) goes liv

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals for 13 substances

Classification and labelling…

…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling on 12 substances

Biocidal Products Regulation

…BPC opinions on three active substances

EFSA…

…Scientific opinion on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in food

…Evaluation of hydrogenated poly-1-decene as a food additive

…Opinion on the health risks of glycoalkaloids (GAs) in food and feed

…In other news…

JRC status report on alternatives to animal testing

SCCS evaluates dihydroxyacetone (DHA) in hair dyes

DECOS evaluates emissions from iron and steel founding

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COC…

…Finalises guidance on cancer risk for less-than-lifetime exposure

…Recent carcinogenicity discussions

COT…

…Annual report for 2019

…March meeting

…Framework for the risk assessment of flavourings in ENDS

 

UNITED STATES

ATSDR finalises four toxicological profiles

TCEQ issues revised draft Development Support Document (DSD) on ethylene oxide

 

REST OF THE WORLD

NICNAS reports on several industrial chemicals

APVMA issues public release summary on tetraniliprole

Canadian experts release five draft screening assessments