INTERNATIONAL

IARC…

…Monograph on drinking coffee, mate and very hot beverages

…Evaluations on some chemicals of interest

JECFA summary and conclusions on certain food additives

OECD releases new and updated test guidelines

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Member State Committee (MSC) deliberations on substances of very high concern (SVHCs)

…Carcinogenicity assessment of pitch, coal tar, high temperature (CTPHT)

…Proposed database on substances in articles

…Calls for comments on PFHS and related substances

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals

Classification and labelling…

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling on five substances

Biocidal Products Regulation…

…BPC opinions on two active substances

…Updated BPR guidance

EFSA…

…Guidance on the risk assessment of chemical mixtures

…Final guidance on nanomaterials

…Consideration of new studies on titanium dioxide

…Assessment of the food additives gellan gum and stannous chloride

…Conclusions on the safety of two food enzymes

…Evaluation of amprolium hydrochloride as an animal feed additive

…Opinion on pesticides residues in foods for infants and young children

…Conclusions on the safety of four pesticides

…Assessment reports on three pesticides

EMA considers six herbal medicinal products

SCCS opinions and final addendum on cosmetics ingredients

DECOS…

…Occupational cancer risk levels for 1,2-dichloroethane and 4,4’-methylene bis(2-chloroaniline)

…Evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of two nitrobenzenes

…Assessment of the reproductive effects of phenytoin

Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) proposes restrictions on MCCPs

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COT July meeting

COC recent discussions

 

UNITED STATES

NTP finalises toxicology and carcinogenicity report on p-chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (PCBTF)

Outcome of the 147th meeting of the CIR Expert Panel

 

REST OF THE WORLD

NICNAS reports on three industrial chemicals