INTERNATIONAL

Reinstatement of the ICH guideline for residual solvents (notably the PDE for ethylene glycol)

OECD…

…Integrated approaches for testing and assessment (IATA) case studies

…Defined approaches for skin sensitisation assessment

…Guidance document on weight of evidence

…Drafts of updated and proposed test guidelines

ILSI guidance on mycotoxins

JMPR evaluation of pesticide residues

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…New IUCLID version released

…Authorisation applications for two compounds

…Update from the Enforcement Forum

Classification and labelling…

…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling of benzatone

Biocidal Products Regulation…

…Consultation on derogation for in-situ generated nitrogen

EFSA…

…Evaluation of sulphates and benzyl alcohol as food additives

…Flavouring evaluation of cinnamyl ketones

…Opinion of the health risks of quinolizidine alkaloids (QAs) in dietary lupins

…Consideration of tris(2-ethylhexyl) trimellitate (TOTM)

…Reports on genetically modified maize and soybean crops expressing novel proteins

…Conclusions on the safety of five food enzymes

…Safety evaluation of L-lysine in animal feed

…Conclusion on the safety of two pesticides

…Assessment report on triflusulfuron

SCCS…

…Revised guidance on the safety assessment of nanomaterials in cosmetics

…Evaluation of two potential hair dye ingredients (both phenylenediamines)

EMA considers four herbal medicinal products

DFG releases new issue of MAK value documentations

Nordic authorities review workplace exposure to inorganic chloramines

Norwegian review of microplastics

DECOS draft evaluation of the occupational safety of tretinoin

 

UNITED KINGDOM

MHRA guidance on assessing the biological safety of medical device

COT releases statement on phosphate-based flame retardants

 

UNITED STATES

NTP technical reports on 2-HMBP and PFOA

EPA draft IRIS review protocol on five polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

EPA releases draft human health risk assessment on paraquat dichlorid

New ATSDR toxicological profile on antimony

 

REST OF THE WORLD

APVMA…

…Technical report on 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

…Public release summaries on cinmethylin and broflanilide

NICNAS report on an industrial chemical