INTERNATIONAL

JMPR evaluation of pesticide residues

IARC prioritises chemicals for assessment using chemoinformatics

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…ECHA updates RAAF explaining how it evaluates read-across decisions

…Updated ECHA guidance on nanomaterials

…Further guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment

…Guidelines for restricted nickel and PAHs

…Member State Committee opinions on two substances of very high concern (SVHCs)

…Authorisation applications for the use of two chromium compounds

…Other items of interest

Classification and labelling…

…Updated guidance on CLP

…Proposal for the harmonised classification and labelling of cyflumetofen

Biocidal Products Regulation…

…New guidance on disinfection by-products

…Consultations on candidates for substitution

ECETOC issues guidance on AOPs relevant to endocrine disruptors

EFSA…

…advises on the use of the benchmark dose (BMD) approach

…issues health-based guidance values for T2 and HT2 toxins

…considers basic substance application for ‘honey from rhododendron’

…concludes on bifenazate

…publishes rapporteur assessment report (RAR) on copper compounds

…evaluates locust bean gum as a food additive

…revises flavouring group evaluation (FGE) of alcohols, ketones and related esters

…issues safety assessments of animal feed additives

…evaluates ‘previous cargoes’ for shipping fats and oils

RIVM launches new web-based version of ConsExpo

Swedish reviews on nanotoxicology

 

UNITED KINGDOM

ACNFP to evaluate an application for use of phytosterol esters

COT February meeting

 

UNITED STATES

TCEQ issues Development Support Documents (DSDs) for cobalt (and salts) and hexane (and isomers)

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Canadian agencies issue screening reports on environmental chemicals