INTERNATIONAL

IARC publishes book on molecular epidemiology
OECD guidance on chronic toxicity and carcinogenicity studies
Proposals for updated OECD Test Guidelines on in vitro genotoxicity testing
OECD reviews Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOPs)
SIAM findings released by OECD
Full JECFA report of 75th meeting on veterinary drug residues in food

EUROPEAN UNION

REACH
…Guidance on nanomaterial Information Requirements and Chemical Safety Assessment
…Two proposals for harmonised classification and labelling
…Other items of interest
EFSA statement on MOE approach for genotoxic carcinogens in food/feed
Report on pesticide common assessment groups (CAGs) submitted to EFSA
EFSA conclusions on two plant protection products…
…and draft assessment reports on two pesticides
Brominated phenols in food – EFSA’s opinion
Citrinin in food – an EFSA evaluation
Poultry antimicrobial assessed by EFSA
EFSA evaluates sodium borohydride and palladium acetate for use in food contact materials…
…and also N-(2-aminoethyl)ethanolamine
EFSA flavouring group evaluations
‘EMEA’ finalises Community herbal monographs…
…and produces an assessment report on terpenic derivatives
Adopted opinions on cosmetics ingredients from SCCS
Finalised SCCS opinion on nitrosamines and secondary amines in cosmetic products
European evaluation of tris(2-chloroethyl)phosphate (TCEP) in toys
BfR evaluates allergens in toys
Endocrine disruptors assessed by Danish EPA

UNITED KINGDOM

COC March deliberations
ACNFP April deliberations
SACN – energy requirements…
…and BMI issues
DWI review veterinary medicines in drinking water

UNITED STATES

NSRL derived by OEHHA for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
Final RELs adopted by OEHHA for nickel and nickel compounds
US EPA Human Health Benchmarks for Pesticides (HHBP)
FDA GRAS status for three food additives

REST OF THE WORLD  

APVMA summary of prosulfuron
Canadian authorities evaluate triclosan (5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenol)

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