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US EPA's Latest Assessments: Stringent Inorganic Arsenic Limits PFDA PFAS Peer Review Report

Oct-25-2023 Chemical industry Hazard assessment Risk assessment

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened a 60-day public comment period on the draft Toxicological Review of Inorganic Arsenic under the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). This ...

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US EPA Expands Safer Chemicals Ingredient List with Inclusion of Ten New Substances

Oct-20-2023 Chemical inventory Green & sustainable chemistry Safer alternatives

On September 29, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expanded the Safer Chemical Ingredients List (SCIL) by adding ten chemicals. The SCIL is a dynamic compilation of chemicals that m...

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US EPA finalises rule requiring reporting of PFAS data

Oct-19-2023 PFAS TSCA

On 28 September 2023 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalised a rule that will result in the most comprehensive collection of data on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) produce...

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US CPSC request information on PFAS in Consumer Products and Potential Health Impacts

Oct-06-2023 Human health exposure PFAS

On 20 September 2023 the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a request for information on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that are in commerce or may be used in consumer ...

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MoCRA: A Game-Changer in U.S. Cosmetics Regulation

Sep-28-2023 Cosmetic Products FDA legislation

Are you ready for the next big thing in cosmetics regulation? The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA) has arrived, reshaping the landscape of cosmetic oversight in the United Sta...

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US Environmental Protection Agency Receives Pesticide Petitions for Residue Regulations on Various Commodities

Jul-21-2023 Chemical industry US TSCA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the United States has recently received several pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide c...

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Washington passes law to ban chemicals in cosmetics

Jun-14-2023 Cosmetic Products PFAS

On 15 May 2023, a legislation (the Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act, HB 1047) was signed by Washington Governor Jay Inslee to ban per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), phthalates and several other chemi...

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