INTERNATIONAL

OECD guidance documents

WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence reviews cannabis and cannabis-related substances

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Consultations on six potential substances of very high concern (SVHCs)

…Draft recommendation for additions to Authorisation List

…RAC and SEAC opinions on restriction of lead

…Update on 2018 REACH registrations

…Assessment of nano pigments

…New IUCLID version imminent

…Update to Poison Centres website

…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals

Classification and labelling…

…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling

EFSA…

…Safety evaluation of 4,15-diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS)

…Assessment reports on four pesticides

…Conclusions on the safety of cypermethrin and α-cypermethrin

…Opinion on the “basic substance” application for milk

EMA considers four herbal medicinal products

SCCS…

…Final opinion on phenylene bis-diphenyltriazine

…Evaluation of QRA2, a model for the quantitative risk assessment of fragrances as skin sensitisers

 

UNITED KINGDOM

HSE workplace exposure limits

Guidance on potential future regulation of medicines and medical devices

COT September meeting

 

UNITED STATES

EPA…

…IRIS review of RDX

…Updated PPRTV document on lutetium

TCEQ issues new Development Support Document (DSD) on diethanolamine and triethanolamine

 

REST OF THE WORLD

NICNAS reports on two industrial chemical

Safe Work Australia updates hazardous chemical classification guid

Australian drinking water guidelines

Canadian screening assessments on several groups of chemicals

Health Canada opens a public consultation on 1,4-dioxane in drinking water