INTERNATIONAL

JECFA issues monographs on veterinary drug residues

JMPR assesses diazinon, glyphosate and malathion

Toxicological monographs from JMPR

 

EUROPE

New EC scientific criteria for endocrine disruptors

REACH…

…Updated test requirements for local toxicity, acute dermal toxicity and sensitisation

…European Commission requests ECHA evaluations of rubber, bisphenol S and cadmium

…RAC and SEAC opinions on authorisation

…SEAC conclusion on the restriction of two siloxanes

…Proposals on restriction

…Opinions on DCHP and 3-benzylidene camphor as SVHCs

…ECHA manuals on preparing REACH dossiers

…Other items of interest

Classification and labelling…

…European Commission publishes new amendments to CLP Regulation

…Proposal for the harmonised classification and labelling of compounds

…RAC opinions on classification and labelling

…ECHA guidance on CLP notification dossier preparation

Biocidal Products Regulation

…ECHA considers new scientific criteria for endocrine disruptors

…New guidance on biocides from ECHA

EFSA…

…concludes on abamectin and 2,4-DB

…releases draft renewal assessment report (RAR) on bromoxynil

… evaluates sucrose acetate isobutyrate (SAIB) as a food additive

… assesses two food-contact polymers

… evaluates animal feed additives

Herbal product assessments from EMA

DECOS reproductive/developmental toxicity evaluations of uranium and chromium (VI) compounds

 

UNITED KINGDOM

MHRA guidance on electronic cigarette notifications

COT May meeting

 

UNITED STATES

US Congress approves reform to Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

NTP finalises two toxicology reports and drafts one systematic review

EPA issues draft IRIS review on toxicity of t-butanol

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian agencies release screening reports on environmental chemicals…

…reviews of aromatic azo and benzidine-based substances…

…and assessments for the “Internationally Classified Substance Grouping”