Industry association Cosmetics Europe has said it will seek an exemption under the EU cosmetics Regulation if titanium dioxide is classified as a carcinogen.Echa's Risk Assessment Committee (Rac) decided in July that the substance should be classified under EU CLP as acategory 2 carcinogen by inhalation.The use in cosmetics of substances..
The UN's Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (Saicm)has launched a stakeholder survey to help in the design of an online knowledge management platform.The survey will be used to gather baseline information and assess stakeholder needs. It is anonymous and should take only around eight minutes, Saicm says.The platform c..
Turkey's chemicals industry association has applied for a €400,000 grant from the EU to fund a comprehensive education programme on KKDIK, the country's new REACH-like law.The two-year project aims to "strengthen" private organisations and NGOs, and help them achieve compliance with KKDIK, says Mustafa Bagan, general secretary of the Tu..
Several speakers at Chemical Watch’s US Regulatory Summit have said they are optimistic for the success of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act (LCSA). But they felt it would take years, if not decades to achieve its aims.The reformed version of the Toxic Substances Control Act, which passed into law mid 2016, has managed to reach most of i..