EUROPE

REACH…

…Authorisation applications for six compounds

…ECHA to focus on improving compliance

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals

Classification and labelling…

…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling on three substances

Biocidal Products Regulation…

…BPC opinion on carbendazim

EFSA…

…Guidance on the risk assessment of PPP active substances containing stereoisomers

…Statement on the food additive titanium dioxide (in response to an ANSES review)

…Evaluation of the health risks of cyanogenic glycosides in food

…Consideration of chia seeds in uncooked food

…Conclusions on the safety of five food enzymes

…Assessment reports on two pesticidal natural extracts

…Safety assessment of animal feed additives

EMA considers four herbal medicinal products

SCCS final opinion on the para isomer of butylphenyl methylpropional (p-BMHCA)

DFG releases new issue of MAK/BAT value documentations

ANSES…

…Evaluation of ingested and inhaled titanium dioxide

…Opinion on glucosamine/chondroitin sulphate food supplements

Danish EPA assessments of certain plastic monomers and detergents

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COT May meeting

 

UNITED STATES

ATSDR draft toxicological profiles on seven substances

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian screening assessments

NICNAS review of decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE)

NICNAS reports on nine industrial chemicals