INTERNATIONAL

JECFA report on food additives

JMPR evaluation of pesticide residues

eChemPortal v3.0

JECFA/JMPR to update EHC 240

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Authorisation applications for 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol (ethoxylated)

…Release of SCIP database prototype

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals for 22 substances

Classification and labelling…

…European Commission publishes update to the CLP regulation

…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling on three substance

Biocidal Products Regulation…

…Consultation on substitution of alpha-bromadiolone

EFSA…

…Evaluation of flavouring substances

…Assessment of oat lecithin as a food additive

…Opinion on bis(2-ethylhexyl)cyclohexane-1,4-dicarboxylate (DEHCH) in food-contact materials

…Safety of vitamin D2 mushroom powder as a novel food

…Acceptability of calcium L-methylfolate as a source of folate for infants and young children

…Conclusions on the safety of five food enzymes

…Report on a genetically modified soybean crop expressing novel proteins

…Approach for the risk assessment of mycotoxins in feed and food

…Consideration of two additives for animal feed

…Conclusion on the safety of the pesticides benalaxyl and ferric pyrophosphate

…Assessment report on epoxiconazole

EMA

…Considers four herbal medicinal products

…Opinion on estragole in herbal medicines

BfR comments on cases of e-liquid poisoning

 

UNITED KINGDOM

UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) advises on cannabidiol (CBD)

COT January meeting

 

UNITED STATES

Outcome of the 153rd meeting of the CIR Expert Panel

OEHHA releases two draft documents

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian draft screening assessment of heptamethylnonane

Canadian experts assess plastic pollutio

NICNAS reports on four industrial chemicals