INTERNATIONAL

Update on the ICH guideline on elemental impurities

 

EUROPE

EFSA/ECHA publish guidance on the identification of endocrine disruptors

REACH…

…Call for continued REACH co-operation

…Consultation on updating the Authorisation List entries for four phthalates

…RAC and SEAC opinions on restriction and authorisation

…Calls for comments on substances hazardous to skin

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals for 13 substances

…Updated sector use map

Classification and labelling…

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling on five substances

…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling

Biocidal Products Regulation…

…BPC opinions on three active substances

…New R4BP version

EFSA…

…Advice on communication of uncertainty in scientific assessments

…Revision of vitamin D tolerable upper intake level in infants

…Assessments of novel foods

…Evaluation of genetically modified maize

…Consideration of five animal feed additives

…Scientific opinion on opium alkaloids in poppy seeds

…External scientific report on mycotoxin toxicity

…Update of cumulative assessment groups for neurotoxic pesticides

…Conclusions on the safety of rimsulfuron

…Assessment reports on three pesticides

Danish EPA on the combination effects of pesticides

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COT finalises three statements

SACN reviews the public health impact of saturated fats

 

UNITED STATES

New chemical added to Proposition 65 List

EPA releases updated PPRTV document for gadolinium and salts

US agencies discuss the impact of e-cigarettes

 

REST OF THE WORLD

APVMA issues public release summary on amicarbazone

NICNAS reports on four industrial chemicals

Canadian draft screening assessments