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UK's New Approach to Chemicals Regulation: Introduction of the Alternative Transitional Registration Model

Nov-10-2023 Chemical industry UK-REACH Regulatory Updates

On 9 November 2023, the UK Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) published a policy paper introducing an alternative transitional registration model (ATRm) for chemicals which aims t...

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UK to amend permitted levels of BHT in personal care products

Nov-08-2023 Cosmetic Products WTO

On 27 October 2023, the UK Department for Business and Trade notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) of an amendment to the Cosmetics Regulation to change the permitted levels for the use of butyl...

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98 substances added to Great Britain Mandatory Classification and Labelling List

Nov-06-2023 UK-REACH Mandatory Classification and labelling MCL

The UK Minister for Social Mobility, Youth and Progress (MfSMYP) has, taken a key decision on the classification and labelling of 98 chemical substances in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales)....

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UK releases guidance for management of CMR substances in cosmetic products

Oct-25-2023 CMRs Cosmetic Products

The UK government published the Guidance on the Management of CMR substances under the UK Cosmetics Regulation, on 5 October 2023. The regulation was published under the guidance of the Office for Pro...

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UK HSE Recommends Restrictions on Lead Ammunition after Risk Assessment

Oct-25-2023 HSE Risk assessment Public Consultation

On 11 October 2023, the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in collaboration with the Environment Agency published its risk assessment analysis of the risks to humans and the environment from le...

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HSE opposes mandatory classification of three lithium salts

Sep-18-2023 HSE Mandatory Classification and labelling MCL

In August 2023, the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recommended not to propose mandatory classification and labelling (MCL) for lithium carbonate, lithium chloride, and lithium hydroxide at this ...

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Great Britain: New guidance on the requirements for residue data from 1 January 2024

Sep-07-2023 HSE Plant Protection Products (PPP)

On 5 September 2023, the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced the publication of new guidance on how to meet aspects of the residue data requirements. The new guidance will apply from 1 Janu...

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