INTERNATIONAL

IARC releases monographs on some industrial chemicals

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Proposed amendment to REACH Annexes on nanomaterials

…Calls for comments on use of cyclosiloxanes

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals

…Release of simplified IUCLID cloud

…Updated use maps

Classification and labelling…

…Draft update to guidance on CLP

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling on four substances

Biocidal Products Regulation…

…BPC opinions on two active substances

…Availability of biocidal products information

EFSA…

…Evaluation of 22 pyridine, pyrrole and quinoline derivatives

…Consideration of carrageenan and processed Eucheuma seaweed as food additives

…Opinion on the safety of green tea catechins

…Reports on genetically modified maize and cotton

…Conclusions on the safety of five food enzymes

…Evaluation of nicarbazin as an animal feed additive

…Conclusions on the safety of four pesticides

…Assessment reports on three pesticides

…External review of alternative methods for neurotoxicity testing

EMA considers five herbal medicinal products

ANSES…

…Launches a database of toxicity reference values (TRVs)

…Evaluation of formaldehyde

…Opinion on food supplements containing melatonin

VKM hazard assessment of glycyrrhizic acid

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COM statement on quantitative assessment of genotoxicity data

 

REST OF THE WORLD

NICNAS reports on two industrial chemicals

Canadian screening assessments on organic peroxides and EDTA (and its salts)