EUROPE

REACH…

…IUCLID 6 now available

…Chesar update now planned for July

…Annex III database for low tonnage substances

…Applications for authorisation

…Updates to the guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment (IR&CSA)

…Other items of interest

Classification and labelling…

…Draft updated guidance on labelling and packaging under CLP

…Proposal for the harmonised classification and labelling of methylmercuric chloride

Biocidal Products Regulation

…New version of R4BP 3 to arrive next month

Experts review possible non-monotonic dose-response (NMDR) data for EFSA

EFSA to re-evaluate bisphenol A (BPA)

EFSA assesses monochloropropanediols (MCPDs) and glycidol, and their fatty acid esters

EFSA assesses the acute health risks of cyanogenic glycosides in apricot kernels

EFSA evaluates various sulfurous food additives

EFSA on dimethoate and its metabolites in food

EFSA concludes on cyclaniliprole and iodosulfuron

EMA releases information on pharmaceutical excipients

SCCS opinions on cosmetic ingredients

SCHER assesses calcium cyanamide

DECOS carcinogenicity report on vinyl chloride

VKM risk assessment of magnesium in food supplements

 

UNITED STATES

FDA expands tobacco regulations to include e-cigarettes and a number of other nicotine-containing products

Final NTP Report on Carcinogens (RoC) monograph for cobalt

NTP finalises toxicology reports on green tea extract and α-pinene

TCEQ issues new Development Support Document (DSD) on cadmium and compounds

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Health Canada evaluates diesel exhaust

Canadian agencies release screening assessments on environmental chemicals

NICNAS reports on novel industrial chemicals