28 May 2019
Clicks 706 Tags: cosmetics
23 May 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/831, amending the Annex II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products. The directive shall enter into force on 11 June 2019. This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States. ...
14 May 2019
Clicks 400 Tags: cosmetics
3 May 2019, Health Canada launched a public consultation on proposed updates to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist: Prohibited and Restricted Ingredients. The deadline for comments is 1 July 2019. Please provide comments no later than the deadline. The updates are as follows: 1. Dihydrocoumarin is naturally occurring in some plant derivatives at low levels. Data indicates that the ingredient may cause sensitization at higher concentrations but can be used at low levels without ...
8 May 2019
Clicks 629 Tags: cosmetics
7 May 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/698, to amend the Annex III and Annex V to Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 on cosmetics products. This regulation shall enter into force on 26 May 2019. This regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States. The directive (EU) 2019/698 is amended as follows: From 27 November 2019 cosmetic products containing 1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-1-(imidazol-1-yl)-3,3-dimethylbu ...
3 May 2019
Clicks 495 Tags: cosmetics
2 May 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/680 and 2019/681, to amend the Annex II and Annex VI to Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 on cosmetics products. This regulation shall enter into force on 21 May 2019. This regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States. The directive (EU) 2019/680 and 2019/681 are amended as follows ...
29 April 2019
Clicks 382 Tags: POPs
24 April, 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released a directive (EU) 2019/636 to amend the Annex IV and Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of POPs. This directive shall come into force on 13 May 2019. The amendment shall apply from 31 October 2019. ...
24 April 2019
Clicks 386 Tags: chemical
19 April, 2019, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced 11 Significant New Use Rules on certain chemical substances. The deadline for notification and evaluation is May 20, 2019. EPA is now proposing significant new use rules (SNURs) for 11 chemical substances subject to pre-production notification (PMN) under the toxic substances management act (TSCA). This measure requires that persons who produce (as required by law, including imports) or process these 11 c ...
24 April 2019
Clicks 476 Tags: REACH
On 5 April 2019, the Official Journal of the European Union issued a notice approving the application for authorization on the use of substances listed in annex XIV of REACH regulation. Due to its carcinogenic and mutagenic properties, Chromium trioxide was listed as a candidate in 2010. EU also accepted the application by French company for industrial use of 1,2-dichloroethane as a solvent for the synthesis of polyepichlorohydrin used as a precursor in the production of glycidyl azide polymer. It is an oligomer with hydroxyl terminations used to increase the energetic performance of propellants and explosives. ...
17 April 2019
Clicks 374 Tags: CLH
15 April, 2019, European Chemicals Agency issues a public consultation on the proposed unified classification and labelling of two substances. The CLH public consultation lasts for 60 days. The proposals and comments submission forms are also available on the ECHA website. The public shall submit the comment to the ECHA before the deadline of June 14, 2019. ...
12 April 2019
Clicks 789 Tags: FCM
13 February, 2019, WTO released the notice related to the “Draft Thai Industrial Standard for Melamine-formaldehyde, Urea-formaldehyde and Melamine-urea-formaldehyde Utensils for Food: Safety Requirements (TIS 2921-25XX (20XX))”. This draft standard covers food utensils made of thermoset plastic with the polymerization of formaldehyde. It specifies definitions, materials, safety requirements, packaging, marking and labelling, sampling and testing.The final date for comments is April 14, 2019. ...
27 March 2019
Clicks 597 Tags: CMR
19 March 2019, 19 Member States are to evaluate 100 substances over the next three years. For the 31 substances specified for 2019, the evaluating authorities have 12 months from today to carry out their evaluations. The main purpose of the evaluation is to clarify whether further information is needed to conclude whether a substance poses a risk to humans or the environment. If necessary, the registrant will be required to provide this information. ...
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