Member state experts have discussed changes to the proposed EU Fertilisers Regulation, including adding new EU-wide limits for arsenic, copper and zinc, a draft position seen by ENDS reveals.
The proposal for a common Council position, circulated by the Maltese presidency of the EU Council ahead of a meeting on Wednesday, amends the E..
The European Commission has backed restrictions on the use of toxic chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), granting certain products more time to comply.
The Commission published an amendment to an annex of the EU’s REACH chemicals regime this week, proposing a ban on PFOA and related salts and compounds when they are manufactured..
Compromise proposals on the circular economy, which would weaken the impact of targets proposed for reducing landfilling and packaging waste, have been discussed by member state officials this week.
A Council presidency compromise text for a common position on the Landfill Directive, seen by ENDS, extends an exemption for certain countr..
Australia’s Department of the Environment and Energy is consulting on a draft national standard for the environmental risk assessment of industrial chemicals, aimed at providing a streamlined and consistent approach. The consultation ends on 3 March 2017.
This, the second consultation, includes the draft with an explanatory document foc..
∎UK - Restricted Substances Overview
The UK voted to leave the European Union (known as 'Brexit') and the government is currently working on a plan for Brexit. In connection with its withdrawal from the EU, the UK Parliament has started reviewing UK chemical regulation post-Brexit.
This examination will be conducted by the UK..