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EU agrees to restrict persistent organic pollutants in waste
EU Council and Parliament reached a provisional deal Monday on a revised regulation which sets further restrictions to the presence of persistent organic ... last modified 21 June 2022, 20:40 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The Agency, located in Helsinki, Finland will manage the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction processes for chemical substances to ensure ... last modified 25 March 2010, 18:10 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Chemicals and the European Union
Latest business news about Chemicals and the European Union. REACH is the European Community Regulation on chemicals and their safe use. It deals with the ... last modified 22 January 2013, 14:22 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
The EU Pesticides Database allows users to search for information on active substances used in plant protection products, Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) in food ... last modified 07 April 2022, 23:55 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The Classification, Labelling & Packaging (CLP) Regulation is the EU commitment to implement the United Nations Globally Harmonised System of Classification ... last modified 08 February 2011, 22:48 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU chemicals agency proposes safer tattooing
The EU's Chemicals Agency proposed Monday to restrict hazardous substances used in tattooing inks and permanent make up, with a view to making tattooing safer ... last modified 14 December 2020, 23:10 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU to renew glyphosate licence, ignoring concerns
A qualified majority of European governments voted to approve the European Commission’s plan to grant a five-year unrestricted licence to glyphosate, a widely ... last modified 27 November 2017, 23:16 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU fails to seize opportunity to end glyphosate
EU Member States today supported a new five-year licence for the controversial weed-killer glyphosate, missing the opportunity to ban it completely and make ... last modified 27 November 2017, 23:20 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
CLP is the Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures. This Regulation aligns previous EU legislation on classification, ... last modified 22 September 2010, 12:12 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Protection against exposure to hazardous chemicals
The European Commission has proposed to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals at the workplace. last modified 27 February 2013, 23:45 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU mulls moves towards sustainable chemicals strategy
The EU Commission launched a public consultation Thursday on the transition of EU chemicals regulation (REACH) to a more sustainable chemicals strategy and ... last modified 20 January 2022, 22:48 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU chemicals agency sweeps glyphosate cancer evidence under the carpet
Following in the footsteps of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has dismissed scientific evidence showing that ... last modified 15 March 2017, 17:46 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
European Chemicals Bureau - guide
On 29 April 2008, the European Chemicals Bureau (ECB) at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre celebrated 15 years of contributing to a high level of ... last modified 01 May 2008, 23:08 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Chemicals companies
Chemicals companies in Europe last modified 16 July 2014, 22:36 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Chemicals deadlines - guide
The chemicals deadlines: REACH places the responsibility on industry to manage the risks that chemicals can pose to human health and the environment. The REACH ... last modified 22 September 2010, 12:25 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Chemicals companies
Chemicals companies in Europe last modified 16 July 2014, 22:36 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Endocrine disruptors
EU Member States representatives voted on 4 July in favour of the European Commission's proposal on scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the ... last modified 07 July 2017, 00:31 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
European Commission takes major step to ban three bee-harming pesticides Governments must close remaining loopholes
The European Commission has proposed a ban of three neonicotinoid pesticides known to harm bees and other species, except for use in permanent greenhouses, ... last modified 23 March 2017, 20:24 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
NEW SURVEY: Nearly Two-Thirds of Brits Want to Keep EU Chemical Safety Standards After Brexit
Nearly two-thirds (63%) of British citizens, including 62% of Leave voters - believe that there should be no reduction in regulatory standards that protect ... last modified 28 September 2017, 15:34 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Future EU chemicals strategy outlined
The EU Council set out its long-term aims for EU chemicals policy Monday, for a toxic-free environment with better protection of human health and the ... last modified 17 March 2021, 20:33 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Search for chemicals companies in Europe
Chemicals and pharmaceuticals companies in Europe last modified 19 October 2010, 23:16 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Honey bees - nature conservation with genetic engineering?
In February 2019, the first paper on using CRISPR technology to produce pesticide-resistant honeybees was published in South Korea. last modified 03 July 2019, 13:09 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU approves Total's partial acquisition of Polimeri of Belgium
The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed sale of Polimeri's polystyrene business at Feluy, Belgium, to Total ... last modified 01 July 2010, 22:36 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU report on pesticide residues ignores toxic cocktail effect, Greenpeace
An EU report on pesticide residues in food released today again fails to assess the combined effects of pesticides in the human body, warned Greenpeace. last modified 21 April 2017, 12:23 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels proposes upgrade of REACH chemicals law
The European Commission proposed Monday a number of improvements to the implementation of REACH, the EU's chemical regulation, to better protect consumers, ... last modified 06 March 2018, 22:40 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Ten years of REACH - Commission review
The European Commission proposed on 5 March actions to facilitate implementation of 'REACH', the key EU law on chemicals, which has made significant ... last modified 06 March 2018, 22:29 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
First REACH hazardous chemicals list is a drop in the ocean
The first-ever list of 15 hazardous chemicals released today by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is a welcome start, but it is a drop in the ocean when ... last modified 30 October 2008, 19:25 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Environment Council of EU Ministers, Background note, Agenda, Council conclusions on climate change, Council conclusions on pesticides last modified 20 February 2007, 17:03 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Conditional EU approval for Bayer buy of Monsanto
The EU Commission approved Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto Wednesday, declaring itself satisfied with the parties' remedies, worth well over EUR 6 billion, to ... last modified 22 March 2018, 22:34 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU action on pesticides has made limited progress: auditors
The EU offers few incentives for farmers to reduce their dependency to pesticides, and has been unable to substantially reduce and control risks associated to ... last modified 11 February 2020, 00:57 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
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