INTERNATIONAL
IARC releases monographs on quinoline and styrene / styrene-7,8-oxide
JMPR evaluation of pesticide residues

 

EUROPE
REACH…
…ECHA opinions on occupational exposure to diisocyanates and lead substances
…RAC and SEAC opinions on restriction of DMF and plastic/rubber granulates containing PAHs
…Recommendation for 18 additions to authorisation list
…Clarification of rules for registration of phase-in substances
…New REACH requirements for nanomaterials
…Update to ECHA guidance concerning nanomaterials
…ECHA to help develop risk profiles for methoxychlor and Dechlorane Plus
…Update to the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP)
…Call for evidence on lead substances
…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals for seven substances
Classification and labelling…
…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling on eight substances
…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling of 15 substances
Biocidal Products Regulation…
…Consultation on exclusion criteria derogation for DBNPA
…Consultation on substitution of creosote
…New version of EUSES available
EFSA…
…Cumulative assessments of thyroid and nervous system toxicity from dietary pesticides
…Report on the health risks posed by aflatoxins in food
…Reports from the EU‐FORA fellowship programme
…Conclusion on the safety of two pesticides
…Assessment report on fluazinam
JRC status report on alternatives to animal testing
ANSES reports on octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) and crystalline silica

 

UNITED KINGDOM
COT October meeting

 

UNITED STATES
Final ATSDR toxicological profiles made available on silica and thorium
NTP releases technical report on myristicin
Outcome of the 152nd meeting of the CIR Expert Panel

 

REST OF THE WORLD
APVMA issues public release summary on etofenprox
NICNAS reports on five industrial chemicals