Recent Updates Regarding REACH
Summary of the main recent updates (non-exhaustive) regarding REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.
Recent Updates Regarding CLP
Summary of the main recent updates (non-exhaustive) regarding CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008”.
Regulatory proposals notified to WTO
Summary table with some recent notifications to World Trade Organization (non-exhaustive).
EPA’s public comment for 5 chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act
On 21st June 2019, the U.S. Enviromental Protection Agency published the following news: “EPA Meets Another Lautenberg Deadline: Proposes Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals Rule under the Toxic Substances Control Act”.
US | California
California Proposition 65 Reformulations (June, 2019)
California Proposition 65 is the ‘Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986’, which has been effective for almost 30 years.
Revised guidelines for formaldehyde emissions in composite wood products
On 16th May 2019, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) published two updated guidelines for composite wood products under the CARB and the US EPA Title VI Regulation.
US | Minnesota
Minnesota Strengthens Flame-retardant Chemicals Law in Certain Products
On May 22, 2019, Minnesota’s governor signed flame retardant bill HF 359 into law which amends Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 325F.071 by expanding the scope of products and flame retardants.
US | New Jersey
New Jersey prohibits Asbestos in all kind of products
As already announced in our Eurofins News Flash May 2019 edition, in March 2019, New Jersey passed Assembly Bill A4416 to prohibit the sale or distribution of products containing asbestos in this State.
US | New York
New enforcement date for Household Cleansing Product Disclosure Program
On 12th June 2019, New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) published a notice indicating that the enforcement date 1st July 2019 is postponed to 1st January 2020 for Household Cleansing Product Disclosure Program.
The eighth revised edition of the GHS Purple Book
In May 2019, the 8th Revision of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS, Rev.8) was published.