A public notice about substances identified by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare as having carcinogenicity based on the terms of the Industrial Safety and Health Regulations, was released by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
- Notice specifying carcinogenic substances that require preservation of work records, etc. for 30 years based on the Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) backed the U.S. Congress' adoption of the 2022 omnibus bill that contains the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act's (PRIA 5) fifth renewal to reform the pesticide registration service pricing structure.
- U.S. EPA publishes final IRIS Toxicological Review of Perfluorobutanoic Acid (PFBA) and Related Salts
On December 22, 2022, the U.S.
ECHA is seeking public comments for the restriction of Bisphenol A from Dec 21, 2022 to Jan 25, 2023.
A recent California judgement said there was no evidence that employees' or residents' exposure to spray foam systems surpassed the level sufficient to substantiate a claim of public exposure or substantial widespread negative affects.
- Questions and Answers: Revision of the Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals
The Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation ((EC) No 1272/2008) has detailed rules about how to label dangerous chemicals, including pictograms, signal words, and standard statements for hazard, prevention, response, storage, and…
The American Innovation and Manufacturing Act, which was passed on December 27, 2020, contains a number of provisions that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to implement through regulations.
The Toxic Substances Control Act's (TSCA) final amendment to the risk determination for perchloroethylene (PCE) is now available, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (TSCA).
National Institute of Environmental Research has made public in order to inform the public and seek opinion on the purpose and contents of the draft amendment to the "Designation of Existing Biocidal Substances Subject to Suspension of Approval…
- Denmark: New requirements for stability studies for products sought to be approved under the Biocidal Products Regulation
In conjunction with the revision of Technical Agreements for Biocides Analytical Methods, Physico-Chemical Properties, and Physical Hazards (APCP) Version 3.0, September 2022, new standards for establishing the durability of biocidal agents have…