Tag Archives: Europe

BPA – The Data Game

Over in Europe, the Member State Committee (MSC) has agreed that the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) should request further information on six substances. This is the first batch of substance evaluations agreed on by the MSC. Of particular note is the now … Continue reading

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EU Conflict Mineral Rule — Requires Attention

Reminder: time is slimming for public feedback on an EU conflict minerals initiative. Here’s the European Commission info page. Insider comments and notes follow below. Insider comments and notes. The Commission says it will use results to help decide whether – … Continue reading

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REACH Review Published

So, after 5 years of REACH regulation, what is the public perception of chemicals in Europe? The European Commission ran a “Eurobarometer” survey on the public perception of chemicals. The target sample size in most countries was 1,000 interviews. In total, … Continue reading

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A Single European Railway: On The Right Track

A locomotive rolling down the track (photo by Migro) The Council of the European Union (the Council) announced last week that it has reached agreement toward a directive that would establish a single European railway area. This would-be directive is … Continue reading

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ECHA Enhances Enforcement of CLP

On Jan. 25, some 29 countries from the European Economic Area sent 70 participants to ECHA  headquarters in Helsinki to strengthen the national harmonized enforcement of CLP, reports Chris Nowak of Actio, makers of chemical management software. “The idea is,” … Continue reading

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