Finalised volume 108 of the IARC monographs

Report of OECD workshop on IATAs released




…Draft amendment of information requirements for acute toxicity, irritation and sensitisation

…ECHA’s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) and Socio-Economic Analysis (SEAC) conclude on PFOA restriction…

…and two applications for authorisation

…Other items of interest


Classification and labelling…

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling

…RAC opinions on classification and labelling


Biocidal Products Regulation

…First deadlines in October 2015 to notify certain active substances

…Opinions from the Biocidal Products Committee

EFSA safety assessment of 2,4-di-tert-amylphenol

Octyl gallate and tocopherols re-evaluated by EFSA

Three revised EFSA flavouring group evaluations

EFSA discusses its findings on the endocrine-disrupting properties of pesticides

EFSA concludes on Reynoutria sachalinensis extract

EFSA draft assessment reports (DARs) on three pesticides

EFSA assessments on animal feed additives

Herbal product assessments on caraway from EMA

SCCS opinion on butylphenyl methylpropional (BMHCA)

BfR guideline on exposure uncertainty

DECOS evaluates carcinogenicity and genotoxicity of diglycidylresorcinol ether

Danish EPA releases survey reports on chemicals in consumer products

VKM risk assessments on GM soybean strains



NTP finalises two toxicology and carcinogenicity reports

EPA releases PPRTV documents for nine compounds

Outcome of the 136th meeting of the CIR Expert Panel

FDA has no questions regarding GRAS status of three food ingredients



NICNAS releases reports on industrial chemicals