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Phthalate softeners are on the retreat

DEKRA tests random toy samples for hazardous substances

03-Feb-2011

Prohibited softening agents are being found less frequently in toys. This was the conclusion drawn by DEKRA experts after a series of tests in the run-up to the toy fair in Nuremberg. Out of 18 toy figures made of plastic, traces of phthalate softeners, which however are considered to be ...

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ECHA Received 3.1 Million Classification and Labelling Notifications

11-Jan-2011

By 3 January 2011, ECHA received 3 114 835 notifications of 24 529 substances for the Classification and Labelling Inventory. By this deadline, industry had to notify the classification and labelling of all chemical substances that are hazardous or subject to registration under the REACH ...

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RoHS Review Fails to Restrict New Substances but Creates Opportunity for a Future Ban on Brominated Flame Retardants and PVC

26-Nov-2010

The review of the EU RoHS Directive, restricting the use of hazardous substances in electronics, has failed to add any new chemicals to those already restricted under the directive. EU legislators did not add a list of substances to be prioritised for future restrictions. The European Parliament ...

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ECHA Invites Companies to Get Ready and Notify in Time

15-Sep-2010

The EU Regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) places new legal obligations on chemical companies operating in the EU market. By 1 December 2010, they are required to classify and label their hazardous substances according to the CLP rules. Industry has to notify the ...

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Merck KGaA and GTZ Form Strategic Alliance to Improve Chemicals Management in Southeast Asia

Partnership for sustainable development spans Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines

10-Dec-2009

Merck KGaA announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH (German Technical Cooperation - GTZ) intended to improve laboratory chemicals waste management in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. Within the scope of a public ...

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EBFRIP calls for consistent approach to chemicals' evaluation in EU RoHS proposal

09-Dec-2008

The European Commission issued a proposal to revise the EU’s Directive on the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS Directive). Significantly, the Commission’s proposal does not add any new substances to the RoHS’ restrictions list. The proposal, which ...

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India isolated in Rome for playing into industry hands

05-Nov-2008

India faced isolation of an unprecedented nature in the last day of the Fourth Conference of Parties (COP4) of the just concluded Rotterdam Convention in Rome. The Indian delegation led by Mr R H Khwaja and Mr M K Pandey of the MoEF were put in a spot when country after country, especially ...

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ASTM International Declarable Substances Committee Approves First Test Method

29-Sep-2008

ASTM International Committee F40 on Declarable Substances in Materials has approved its first test method, F2617, Test Method for Identification and Quantification of Chromium, Bromine, Cadmium, Mercury and Lead in Polymeric Material Using Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry. The new standard is ...

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Women in Europe for a Common Future: REACH SIN* list 1.0: hazardous chemicals to be substituted now!

NGO‘s take over work that should be done by the authorities

19-Sep-2008

In June 2007, the new EU policy on chemicals, REACH, entered into force. Over the next decade thousands of chemicals manufactured or imported into the EU will have to be registered with the newly established European Chemicals Agency, ECHA. One of the main parts of REACH is the authorisation ...

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SABIC Innovative Plastics Announces VDE Certification of 10 Flame-retardant Materials for Household Appliance Applications

06-Aug-2008

To help household appliance manufacturers accelerate time to market by streamlining regulatory approvals, SABIC Innovative Plastics announced a full portfolio of flame-retardant materials that have achieved certification from VDE (Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e.V), a ...

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