INTERNATIONAL

OECD releases new and updated draft guidelines and proposals

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Amendment to dossier evaluation decision practices

…RAC and SEAC opinions on restriction and authorisation

…Proposals for the restriction of five cobalt salts and dimethylformamide (DMF)

…Update to the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP)

…New information regarding the UK withdrawal from the EU

…Extension of Public Activities Coordination Tool (PACT)

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals

Classification and labelling…

…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling on eight substances

…RAC opinion on harmonised classification and labelling of dimethyl disulphide

EFSA…

…Evaluation of TOSOM as a food additive

…Assessment reports on two pesticides

…Conclusions on the safety of five pesticides

EMA considers four herbal medicinal products

SCCS opinion on salicylic acid

DECOS occupational exposure limits for bisphenol A and cadmium

RIVM assessment of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs)

Nordic reviews on silicon carbide and occupational skin diseases

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Guidance on potential future regulation of tobacco and e-cigarette products

COT October meeting

 

UNITED STATES

NTP…

…Final toxicology and carcinogenicity report on 2,3-butanedione (diacetyl)

…Bisphenol A research report

NIOSH recommends new occupational exposure limit for silver nanoparticles

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian screening assessments on several groups of chemicals

NICNAS reports on industrial chemicals