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EU SCCS seeks feedback on hair dye chemicals hydroxypropyl p-phenylenediamine and its dihydrochloride salt

Nov-17-2023 Cosmetic Products Hazardous chemicals

On November 7, 2023, the European Union's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) released a preliminary opinion on the use of hydroxypropyl p-phenylenediamine and its dihydrochloride salt ...

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EU notifies WTO of proposed Regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases

Nov-13-2023 Chemical industry Greenhousegas GHG European Commission

On 9 November 2023, the European Commission notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO) of a proposed regulation to reduce emissions of fluorinated greenhouse gases (Proposal for a Regulation of th...

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ECHA investigation reveals CMR substances in childcare products

Nov-08-2023 Children's products CMRs EU REACH

On 31 October 2023, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published an investigation report on the use and presence of CMR 1A or 1B substances in childcare products. The report was prepared to support ...

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Reuse recycle and reduce: EU proposes comprehensive new laws to reduce packaging waste

Nov-03-2023 Circular Economy Action Plan EPR for packaging materials Plastics

On 24 October 2023, the MEPs on the EU’s Environment Committee (ENVI) took a stand on a draft regulation that would set standards for the whole life cycle of packaging from raw material to final dis...

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Revision of the REACH Regulation Further Delayed

Oct-29-2023 Chemical industry EU REACH EU

The EU Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (EU-REACH) is the EU’s main legislation to protect human health and the environment from the risks that ...

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Compliance date for Poison Centre Notifications is approaching

Oct-23-2023 Poison centre Deadline

  Importers and downstream users of industrial-use-only mixtures need to be aware of the upcoming second poison centre compliance date. From 1 January 2024, all newly submitted poison centre notif...

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European Commission proposes measures to reduce microplastic pollution from plastic pellets

Oct-23-2023 EU microplastics

On 16 October 2023, the European Commission presented a proposal for a Regulation on the prevention of pellet losses to reduce microplastic pollution. The aim of the proposal is to ensure that all ope...

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