INTERNATIONAL

OECD…

…endorses adverse outcome pathways (AOPs)

…releases IATA case studies

…SIAR on allyl alcohol

…updates performance-based test guideline (PBTG)

 

EUROPE

REACH…

ECHA opinions on authorisation

…Other items of interest

Classification and labelling…

…New proposal for the harmonised classification and labelling of ethylene oxide

…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling

Biocidal Products Regulation

…Transitional guidance on efficacy assessments

EFSA

…reviews JECFA’s evaluation of zilpaterol

…safety assessment of titanium dioxide as a food additive

…releases rapporteur member state renewal assessment reports (RARs) on methoxyfenozide and zoxamide

…publishes opinions on ‘basic substance’ applications

SCOEL occupational exposure limits for six chemicals

Danish EPA releases toxicity report on brominated flame retardants

…and establishes a tolerable daily intake (TDI) for toluene

DECOS withdraws 1,2-dichloroethane report

 

UNITED STATES

New AEGLs for several airborne chemicals published by NRC

EPA…

…issues three IRIS reviews

…releases PPRTV documents for several compounds

…revises human health risk assessment of malathion

 

REST OF THE WORLD

NICNAS issues reports on two industrial chemicals