INTERNATIONAL

IARC study on mutational landscapes of human cancer


EUROPE

REACH
… IUCLID and REACH-IT updated
… Harmonised classification and labelling proposals
… ECHA’s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopts opinions on sixteen chemicals
… Proposed restriction of chrysotile and cadmium
… Substance evaluation plan for 2014-2016 adopted by ECHA
… First CoRAP evaluation decisions published
… Illustrative example on QSAR Toolbox
… REACH best practice on nanomaterials
… Call for evidence on perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and related substances
… Agreement from RAC and SEAC on restriction and authorisation
… Other items of interest

Biocidal Products Regulation
… Public consultation on potential candidate for substitution
… Biocidal Products Committee adopts its first opinions
… ECHA launches R4BP 3.1 software for biocides submissions

Risk assessment guidance from the Danish EPA
SCCS publishes an addendum to its guidance on cosmetics testing
Opinions on cosmetics ingredients from SCCS
More flavouring group evaluations from EFSA
EFSA assessments of animal feed additives
EFSA draft assessment reports (DARs) on three pesticides
EFSA concludes on amisulbrom
Literature review on perfluoroalkylated substances (PFASs) for EFSA
Herbal product assessment from EMA
Danish EPA proposes health-based quality criteria for tetrachloroethylene in air
… chlorofluorocarbons in water and air
… and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in soil
DECOS evaluates the reproductive toxicity of four chemicals


UNITED STATES

Outcome of the 130th meeting of the CIR Expert Panel
New AEGLs for several airborne chemicals published by NRC
Four draft NTP toxicology and carcinogenicity reports released


REST OF THE WORLD

Australian assessments of industrial chemicals
Canadian assessments of environmental chemicals
Di(methoxyethyl) phthalate (DMEP) assessed by NICNAS

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