This review provides the historical overview with regard to the levels and distribution of organic pesticides in a range of environmental compartments of the Asian region as well as a worldwide perspective.
On September 12, 2022, Assembly Bill 1817 (AB 1817) passed in the California state Senate. The bill would prohibit the sale of many types of clothing and textiles that contain PFAS at or above a level of 300 parts per billion starting in 2025.
The scientists have developed a pathway for photoelectrochemical biosynthetic reactions that uses non-recyclable real-world poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) microplastics as an electron feedstock.
Health Canada has issued warning against use of certain hand sanitizers which may pose health risks.
On September 01, 2022, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s proposal requiring consumer products to include exposure warnings to glyphosate was approved. The regulations will be effective on January 01, 2023.
- Report claims to reveal the state of pesticides regulation and farmworkers' safety in four major U.S. states
In a report titled “Exposed and At Risk: Opportunities to Strengthen Enforcement of Pesticide Regulations for Farmworker Safety”, which analyzes the regulatory structure currently in force in California, Washington, Illinois, and Florida and is…
In its efforts to investigate the presence of PFAS in pesticides since late 2020, the U.S.
China’s revised mandatory standard for skin disinfectants will take effect on November 01, 2022, with new limits on metals in the products. The new requirements follow the draft standard issued by the National Health Commission (NHC) in May 2021…
On September 06, 2022, EU's Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) is seeking public comments on draft Environmental Quality Standards (EQS) for priority substances under the water framework directive of…