INTERNATIONAL

IARC evaluates the carcinogenicity of benzene

OECD…

…issues new and updated test guidelines

…releases feasibility study for minor enhancements of Test Guideline 414

 

EUROPE

New IT tools available from ECHA

REACH…

…Draft amendment to REACH regulation concerning nanomaterials

… Applications for authorisation

…Update to the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP)

…Other items of interest

Classification and labelling…

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling

…Targeted consultation on N-(hydroxymethyl)acrylamide

Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)…

…BPC opinions on three active substances

…Consultation on updated BPR guidance

…New R4BP version

Adverse outcome pathways (AOPs) in neurotoxicology

EC issues final report of the study for the strategy for a non-toxic environment

EFSA…

…Assessment of furan and methylfurans in food

…Opinion on the safety of the food enzyme pullulanase

…Safety evaluation of 3-glycidyloxypropyltrimethoxysilane (GLYMO) as a food-contact material

…Assessments of novel foods

…Consideration of benzoic acid in animal feed

…Opinion on epidemiological studies on pesticides

…Conclusions on the safety of two pesticides

…Assessment reports on four pesticides

EMA…

…releases information on pharmaceutical excipients

…assessment of senna

SCHEER…

…finalises opinion on tolerable daily intakes for aluminium

…publishes scientific advice on breast implants and health

ANSES…

…releases reports on polybrominated compounds

…assesses five substances for the National Endocrine Disruptor Strategy (SNPE)

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Public Health England issues toxicological summary for lead

COC recent discussions

 

UNITED STATES

OEHHA….

…Draft Cancer Risk Factor Report released for tertiary-butyl acetate

…Two new chemicals added to Proposition 65 List

EPA releases updated PPRTV documents

 

REST OF THE WORLD

APVMA reconsiders position on procymidone

NICNAS releases reports on industrial chemicals

Health Canada opens a public consultation on uranium in drinking water

Canadian agencies publish screening assessments on several compounds