INTERNATIONAL

New WHO Environmental Health Criteria document on the immunotoxicity of nanomaterials

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…ECHA shift to screening of chemical groups

…Authorisation applications for five substances

…Call for evidence on PFOA substances

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals for three substances

Classification and labelling…

…Update to guidance on labelling and packaging

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling on three substances

EFSA…

…Cumulative assessments of thyroid and nervous system toxicity from dietary pesticides

…Evaluation of steviol glycosides as food additives

…Evaluation of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) as a food additive

…In other news…

EMA considers two herbal medicinal products

ANSES proposes new oral toxicity reference value (TRV) for saxitoxin

RIVM publishes a risk assessment of Argyreia nervosa

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COC finalises guidance statement on epigenetic

COT May meeting

 

UNITED STATES

NTP finalises toxicology and carcinogenicity report on perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

 

REST OF THE WORLD

NICNAS…

…Reports on five silicic-acid related industrial chemicals

…Finalises Priority Existing Chemicals reports on two polybrominated biphenyls

APVMA issues public release summary on trifludimoxazin

TGA safety assessment of low dose cannabidiol