The Canadian government has finalised its decision that 14 substituted diphenylamines do not warrant regulatory action under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (Cepa).SDPAs are used as antioxidants and antidegradants in the manufacture of plastics, or polyurethane foams and rubber products, and are imported in polymers or polyols.Ad..
California will not list coumarin, a fragrance ingredient sometimes derived from plants, under Proposition 65 as a carcinogen.The state's Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) voted 4-2 to list the substance at a meeting on 2 November, but five votes are required, according to a notice published on 11 December by the Office of Environmen..
The Government will start public consultation in May 2018 to lay the groundwork for a Zero Carbon Act and establish an independent climate change commission.And it will set up an Interim Climate Change Committee to do groundwork while the commission is being set up.Speaking at her post-Cabinet press conference, Prime Minister Jacinda Arde..
Oman will soon have a national waste management regulation in place to drive a circular economy and fulfil its commitment to the Paris Climate agreement. Millions of rials worth of waste is generated in Oman every year. However, due to strict regulations on the quality of recycled products and the lack of waste analysis, most of this waste i..
The Swedish government has announced it is investigating the need for a national chemicals regulation, covering the building products sector.The investigation is part of a wider assessment of the country's building legislation. A government meeting in February decided that a committee of inquiry the Committee on Modern Building Rules will..