DCCEEW enforces the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and is the authorised national body for Australia.
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are extremely toxic chemicals that are persistent in the environment and accumulate in people and animals.
AICIS work plan for selecting the assessment of chemicals, which are chosen based on the findings of our Evaluation Selection Analysis (ESA) method, is known as the Rolling Action Plan.
- Canadian environmental group pitches for stricter provisions to curb toxic chemicals emission under CEPA
Concerned about the failure of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) to reduce emissions of toxic substances to the environment, multiple environmental groups are urging a Canadian Parliamentary committee to support key recommendations…
In accordance with Article 20(2) of the REACH Regulation, ECHA performs a completeness check on each incoming registration.
- Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Chemical Substances Designated as Inactive on the TSCA Inventory; Significant New Use Rule
Federal Register on 01/26/2023 published about EPA recommendations on Significant new use (SNUR) where PFAS that have not been manufactured (including imported) or processed for many years are considered as inactive on the TSCA Chemical…
- Henkel signs agreement with shell on renewable-based ingredients for Persil®, Purex® and all® brands
Beginning in 2023, Shell will employ a combined manufacturing process to make surfactants that will incorporate up to 200,000 tonnes of renewable feedstocks in addition to fossil feedstocks.
All laundry detergents that contain more than two parts per million (PPM) of a potential human carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane, a chemical byproduct, in many well-known laundry detergents, are now prohibited by a new regulation that recently went into…
The Guardian, a British daily news paper has published that TBT was a chemical that International Paint Ltd. "utterly failed" to keep under control at its dormant factory on the banks of the Yealm in Devon.
- Japan: Amendments to the Enforcement Ordinance of the Standards of Feed and Feed Additives (Amendment of agricultural chemical residue for Glyphosate)
Proposal for the amendments of the maximum residue limits (MRLs) for the agricultural chemical: Glyphosate are:
For Oat, Proposed MRL (mg/kg) is 30 and Current MRL (mg/kg) is 20,