INTERNATIONAL

OECD…

…releases new and updated test guidelines

…reviews Integrated Approaches for Testing and Assessment (IATA)

JECFA issues monographs on certain food additives

 

EUROPE

REACH…

…ECHA RAC opinions on Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs)

…Monitoring the impact of the UK withdrawal from the EU

…Calls for comments on Dechlorane PlusTM (DP)

…Other items of interest

Classification and labelling…

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling for seven compounds

…RAC opinions on harmonised classification and labelling for ten substances

Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)…

…BPC opinions on three active substances

EC launches Endocrine Active Substances Information System (EASIS)

EFSA…

…Draft opinion on dietary reference values (DRVs) for sodium

…Evaluation of the use of modified starches as food additives

…Consideration on deoxynivalenol (DON) and related compounds in food and feed

…Assessment reports on four pesticides

…Conclusions on the safety of three pesticides

EMA assessment of wormwood

 

UNITED KINGDOM

COT statements on iodine and vitamin A intake

 

UNITED STATES

Outcome of the 144th meeting of the CIR Expert Panel

EPA releases PPRTV documents for two compounds

 

REST OF THE WORLD

NICNAS releases reports on industrial chemicals

Canadian agencies publish screening assessments on several substances