INTERNATIONAL

Updated ICH M7 guideline, with addendum, is finalised

IARC assesses some chemicals that cause urinary tract tumours in rodents

JECFA summary and conclusions on certain food additives

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Calls for comments on cobalt salts

…Updates to ECHA guidance

…Alternatives to animal testing

…Amendments to the candidate list for substances of very high concern (SVHC)

…Other items of interest

CLP…

…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling

…Updated guidance on CLP

BPR…

…BPC opinions on active substances

…Updated BPR guidance

EFSA…

…New guidance on dermal absorption

…Guidance on risk assessment of substances present in infant food

…Guidance on allergenicity assessment

…Opinion on epidemiological studies linking pesticides and health effects

…Evaluation of the use of nitrates and nitrites as food additives

…Assessment of three food additives

…Conclusions on the safety of two pesticides

…Rapporteur Assessment Report on florpyrauxifen benzyl

…Assessment of animal feed additives

…Publication of opinion on ‘basic substance’ application for beer

EMA assesses willow bark

JRC identifies gaps in available test methods for evaluation of endocrine disruptors

SCHEER issues its preliminary opinion on tolerable daily intakes for aluminium

Danish EPA releases report on exposure of children to selected chemical substances

Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) publishes report concerning possible restriction of MCCPs

Swedish consensus reports on workplace chemicals

 

UNITED KINGDOM

SACN update on folic acid

 

UNITED STATES

Outcome of the 143rd meeting of the CIR Expert Panel

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian authorities release list of substances of low concern

FSANZ replies to claims of nanoparticles in infant formula

NICNAS releases reports on industrial chemicals