Draft OECD guidance for in vitro eye irritation and cell transformation tests

JECFA report on veterinary drug residues

OECD predicts skin sensitisation potential of 4-isopropylaniline




…Updated guidance on the preparation of CLH dossiers

…ECHA updates its guidance on genotoxicity testing

…Online assistance on safety data sheets and exposure scenarios

…Illustrative example of exposure scenarios

…ECETOC report on the PBT/vPvB assessment of chemicals under REACH

…Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling

…Applications for authorisation: trichloroethylene and diarsenic trioxide

…CARACAL considers acute toxicity testing

…Other items of interest

Biocidal Products Regulation

…ECHA publishes transitional guidance report

ECVAM report on alternative test methods

European deliberations on thresholds for endocrine disruption

SCENIHR guidance on the health assessment of nanomaterials in medical devices

EFSA report on dietary reference values (DRVs) for folates and niacin

EFSA flavouring group evaluation of four carboxamides

Food additive use of indigo carmine and propionates evaluated by EFSA

EFSA publishes opinion on carvone

Lipase considered for food enzyme use by EFSA

EFSA considers the health risks of beauvericin and enniatins

EFSA assesses genetically modified cotton

Animal feed additives assessed by EFSA

Draft assessment report (DAR) addenda released by EFSA on two pesticides

EFSA concludes on four pesticides

Five biocides evaluated by EC Environment

BfR recommendations on chlorate in food

Herbal product assessments from EMA

SCHER issues preliminary opinion on chromium(VI) in toys

ANSES toxicology reference values (“VTRs”) for n-hexane and benzene

ANSES derives indoor air quality guideline values (IAGVs) for acetaldehyde


COT Statement on endosulfan isomers, pentachlorobenzene and chlordecone



NRC reviews the carcinogenicity of formaldehyde and styrene

Development support documents (DSDs) issued by TCEQ

Draft updated EPA risk assessment of dicrotophos


Canadian draft reports on aromatic azo and benzidine-based substances

Registration decisions on thyme and wintergreen oils from Health Canada

Tetrachloroethylene in drinking water considered by Health Canada

NICNAS issues full public reports on industrial chemicals

APVMA approval of fluensulfone


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