INTERNATIONAL

IARC finalises three monographs

JECFA evaluation of veterinary drug residues in food

ILSI reports on PET and polystyrene as food-packaging materials

OECD QSAR Toolbox latest update

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…Seven substances of very high concern (SVHC) recommended for authorisation

…Dismissal of an appeal against a (read-across) testing proposal decision

… Applications for authorisation for three compounds

…Calls for comments on three pigments

…Other items of interest

Classification and labelling…

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling

…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling

Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)…

…Opinions from the Biocidal Products Committee

…Consultation on exclusion criteria derogation

EC adopts proposal for new drinking water Directive

EFSA…

…Updated guidance on nanomaterials

…Guidance on uncertainty analysis

…Evaluation of four groups of food additives

…Assessment of OSA-VC as a novel food ingredient

…Opinion on endo-1,4-β-xylanase as an enzyme in food

…Safety evaluations of three food-contact materials

…Evaluation of 3-monochloropropane diol-based food contaminants

…Conclusions on the safety of eight pesticides

…Assessment reports on three pesticides

…Basic substance application for Castanea and Schinopsis tannins

EMA assessment of grapevine leaf

EURL EVCAM/ESTIV workshop: “Moving forward in carcinogenicity assessment”

JRC addresses alternative approaches to developmental neurotoxicity testing

SCCS opinion on nano-form titanium dioxide in spray products

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Public Health England e-cigarette and heated tobacco products review

 

UNITED STATES

TCEQ issues three new Development Support Documents (DSDs)

 

REST OF THE WORLD

Australian drinking water guidelines

NICNAS reports on two industrial chemicals

Canadian screening assessments of cyanides and thiocarbamates