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The Agency, located in Helsinki, Finland will manage the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction processes for chemical substances to ensure ...
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 ...
The Classification, Labelling & Packaging (CLP) Regulation is the EU commitment to implement the United Nations Globally Harmonised System of Classification ...
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 ...
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 ...
CLP is the Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures. This Regulation aligns previous EU legislation on classification, ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Chemicals companies
Chemicals companies in Europe
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 ...
Chemicals companies
Chemicals companies in Europe
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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Chemicals and pharmaceuticals companies in Europe
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.
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Environment Council of EU Ministers, Background note, Agenda, Council conclusions on climate change, Council conclusions on pesticides
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 ...
ECHA's Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) agrees to maintain the current harmonised classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and ...
Bayer - Monsanto: the Commission's competition concerns
The European Commission approved on 21 March under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer. The merger is conditional on the divestiture ...
Commission acts on bee-killing pesticides but stops short of complete ban
The European Commission will today ask EU member state representatives to consider imposing restrictions on certain pesticides because of their harmful effects ...
EU agrees better protection for workers from cancer-causing substances
EU Member States reached a general agreement Thursday to guarantee the protection at the workplace of more than 4 million workers from exposure to ...
EU states vote to ban bee-harming pesticides
A committee of EU member states' representatives have backed a proposal for a near-total ban of three bee-killing neonicotinoid insecticides which a scientific ...
Neonicotinoids are active substances used in plant protection products to control harmful insects, which means they are insecticides. The European Commission ...
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