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ECHA Streamlines Biocides Consultations to Improve Risk Assessment of Hazardous Substances

May-28-2024 Active ingredient Biocides

On 17 May 2024, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced a new streamlined process for third party consultations on biocidal active substances. This initiative aims to gather comprehensive infor...

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Europe's Path to Climate Neutrality: Parliament Backs Boost for Net-Zero Technology

May-20-2024 Built environment Circular economy

On April 23, 2024, the European Parliament took a significant step towards a greener future by adopting the ‘Net-Zero Industry Act’ aimed at enhancing the production of net-zero technologies in Eu...

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European Commission Expands Scope of ECHA’s Chromium VI Restriction Proposal

May-13-2024 Chemical industry Hazardous chemicals Restricted substances Chromium

In an effort to strengthen environmental and public health protection, the European Commission has requested the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to expand the scope of the REACH restriction proposal ...

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EU Commission Adopts Criteria for 'Essential Uses' of Harmful Chemicals

Apr-29-2024 Hazardous chemicals legislation

On 22 April 2024, the European Commission adopted criteria outlining what constitutes ‘essential uses’ of the most harmful chemicals (‘Guiding Criteria and Principles for the Essential Use Conce...

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EU to Introduce Tougher Regulations on Plastic Food Contact Materials

Apr-29-2024 Amendment Food contact materials Plastics

The European Commission is in the process of amending the regulatory frameworks governing plastic materials and articles intended for food contact. A feedback period on a draft regulation ended recent...

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EU Parliament Takes Stand for Sustainability with 'Right to Repair' Policy

Apr-25-2024 Circular Economy Action Plan Sustainability

On 23 April 2024, the European Parliament endorsed the "Right to Repair" initiative. This initiative aims to make repairs more accessible and appealing to consumers across the EU.  Background:  ...

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EU Parliament Takes Bold Step Towards Sustainable Future with New Ecodesign Rules

Apr-25-2024 Circular economy Sustainability

On 23 April 2024, the European Parliament approved new EU rules to initiate a more sustainable era of product design and consumption.  Key Highlights:  Ecodesign Directive: The European Parlia...

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