INTERNATIONAL
OECD…
…reports on new in vitro test methods for skin irritation
….and on two new in vitro test methods for eye irritation
…releases validation report on the XETA

 

EUROPE
REACH…
…Consultations on four potential substances of very high concern (SVHCs)
…Reminder regarding the UK withdrawal from the EU
…Information requirements for the impending SCIP database
…Testing proposals involving vertebrate animals for seven substances
Classification and labelling…
…Proposal for harmonised classification and labelling on five substances
EFSA…
…Guidance on the risk assessment of PPP active substances containing stereoisomers
…Dietary reference values for sodium and chloride
DECOS proposes occupational cancer risk level for 1,2-dichloroethane
SCCS evaluation of two potential hair dye ingredients

 

UNITED KINGDOM
COT…
…discusses cannabidiol (CBD)
…September meeting
HSE guidance regarding REACH and the UK withdrawal from the EU

 

UNITED STATES
FDA combating youth e-cigarette use
EPA updates the CompTox Dashboard
Six new chemicals added to Proposition 65 List

 

REST OF THE WORLD
NICNAS reports on four industrial chemicals