Together for Sustainability (TfS) launches a Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) Guideline for the calculation for chemical materials, as well an IT solution that will enable corporations and suppliers to share upstream PCFs and engage at scale.
European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) has adopted an opinion proposing to restrict the marketing and use of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocabons (PAHS) containing substances in clay targets for shooting.
Australian Inventory of Industrial Chemicals has been updated. The newly added chemicals are- |
- Systemiq's Planet Positive Chemicals- A Report on pathways for the chemical industry to enable a sustainable global economy
In a report published by Systemiq and the Center for Global Commons at the University of Tokyo, it was estimated that the global chemical industry can double in size and create 29 million new jobs and at the same time has the opportunity to boost…
On August 25, 2022, Ukraine's Ministry of Health issued rraft resolution on "Prohibition of the Production and Use of Certain Hazardous Chemical Substances".
- China: Containers of hazardous chemicals in Shandong will bear a barcode informing about safety information from October 2022
From October 30, 2022, the Emergency Management Office of China's Shandong province will be fully implementing the “one company, one item, one code” plan of hazardous chemical management using two-dimensional barcodes.
On September 15, 2022, the European Commission published Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/1531, namely the Omnibus Act V imposing bans and restrictions on more than a dozen carcinogenic, mutagenic or reproductive toxic (CMR) substances, and…
From September 5, 2022, Singapore's National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) is seeking public comments on setting the national target of achieving net zero carbon emission by 2050 as proposed by the government.
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.
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.