INTERNATIONAL

JECFA issues monographs on certain food additives

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Update to ECHA guidance concerning worker safety

…Proposal for the restriction of PFHxS (and derivatives) and of skin sensitising substances

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals for 14 substances

Classification and labelling…

…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling on five substances

…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling of ten substances

EFSA…

…Guidance on the use of the TTC approach in food safety assessment

…Assessment of two novel food ingredients

…Evaluation of phosphates as food additives

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

…Flavouring evaluation of α,β-unsaturated alicyclic ketones and their precursors, and “grill flavour concentrate (vegetable)”

…Health-based references values for terbuthylazine metabolites

…Safety evaluation of a food-contact polymer

…Conclusions on the safety of three food enzymes

…Safety assessment of three animal feed additives

…Assessment reports on the pesticides abamectin and gibberellic acid

ACSH opinions on OELs for genotoxic/carcinogenic chemicals, acrylonitrile, benzene and nickel

ECETOC conceptual framework for polymer risk assessment (CF4Polymers)

ANSES opinion on pinnatoxins (PnTXs) in shellfish

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COC statements on carcinogenicity assessment

 

UNITED STATES

NTP issues four draft developmental toxicity reports

EPA releases updated PPRTV document on 2-ethylhexanol

Outcome of the 150th meeting of the CIR Expert Panel

Industry guidance on premarket tobacco product applications for ENDS

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian screening assessments for three heterocyclic compounds and six siloxanes

APVMA issues public release summaries on three active ingredients

NICNAS report on an industrial chemical