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US EPA proposes an amendment to VOCs

May-03-2022 Solvent/ VOC emissions USA Consulting

US EPA on the 29th of April 2022, submitted a notification to World Trade Organization, to amend the regulatory decision on Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).  According to US EPA, VOCs are compounds...

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PFAS Modification Raises Concerns in the US

Apr-25-2022 PFAS POPs Chemical industry USA

Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, mostly referred to as PFAS, are part of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) present in diverse consumer and industrial products. PFAS has a myriad of application...

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USA extends compliance date for a chemical compound

Mar-16-2022 Chemical industry Product restrictions / prohibitions Regulatory update US states US TSCA

On March 9, 2022, US EPA published the final rule for regulating Phenol, Isopropylated Phosphate (3:1). The regulation for this substance is promulgated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).T...

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US EPA extends compliance date for PIP Prohibition

Mar-14-2022 Product restrictions / prohibitions United States

On 9 March 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the decision to extend the compliance date for prohibiting the processing and distribution of Phenol, Isopropylated Phosphate (3:...

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US EPA releases a draft Toxic Substances Control Act TSCA Systematic Review Protocol

Jan-04-2022

To ensure that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the best tools for protecting human health and the environment under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the agency released a draft TSCA...

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Mexico Promotes Circular Economy Law 

Nov-30-2021

On November 17, the Mexican Senate unanimously approved the general terms for the new Circular Economy Law (Ley General de Economía Circular – LGEC ). The new legislation p...

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Chile Restricts New Substances on Children's Products

Nov-30-2021 Chemical Category

Chile drafts a new regulation to further promote safe products among the ones used by children. These products will have to comply with the provisions established by the regulation and prese...

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