INTERNATIONAL

IARC monograph on pentachlorophenol (PCP) and some related compounds

JECFA report on food additives

JMPR evaluation of pesticide residues

OECD QSAR Toolbox Version 4.3

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…RAC and SEAC opinions on restriction of PFCAs

…Proposal for the restriction of microplastics, formaldehyde and siloxanes

…New information regarding the UK withdrawal from the EU

…Integration of REACH registration data into (Q)SAR Toolbox

…Authorisation applications for the use of chromium trioxide

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals

…Updated format for authorisation applications

EFSA…

…Finalised guidance documents

…Flavouring evaluation of furan-2(5H)-one and 3,4-dimethyl-5-pentylidenefuran-2(5H)-one

…Opinion on the safety of poly((R)-3-hydroxybutyrate-co-(R)-3-hydroxyhexanoate) (PHBH)

…Assessment of the toxicity of calystegines

…Consideration of the adjuvant (and consequent immunogenic) activity of food/feed proteins

…Conclusion on the safety of the food enzyme lysophospholipase

…Assessment reports on four pesticides

…Reports on a genetically modified maize strain expressing novel proteins

…Safety assessment of animal feed additives

…Conclusion on the safety of fenamiphos

EMA considers turmeric and artichoke as herbal medicinal products

DFG releases new issue of MAK value documentations

VKM assesses the health risks of energy drinks and caffeine

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COT…

…February meeting

…Statements on the risks of energy drinks and dietary contaminants

 

UNITED STATES

EPA updates the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian final screening assessments

NICNAS reports on two industrial chemicals