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Sep 04, 2008 | 05:01 PM CDT
On August 26, 2008, the Canadian Environmental Law Association unveiled a model toxics reduction law, which it called on the Ontario government to adopt to reduce the use of toxic substances in manufacturing, workplaces and consumer products.
Sep 04, 2008 | 04:56 PM CDT
During a teleconference recently organized by the American National Standards Institute's and National Association of Manufacturers' Network on Chemical Regulation, industry representatives were encouraged to stay vigilant about tracking the candidate list of chemicals that could be banned under REACH.
Sep 03, 2008 | 11:16 AM CDT
The European Union regulation EC396/2005 revising and simplifying the rules pertaining to pesticide residues entered into force today.
Aug 25, 2008 | 12:42 PM CDT
On Thursday, September 11, 2008 from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m., the Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) is sponsoring a seminar entitled: "Understanding and Applying the World Trade Organization (WTO) Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement (TBT) to Food and Agricultural Products."
Aug 13, 2008 | 10:06 AM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has released a REACH-IT Frequently Asked Questions paper.
Aug 06, 2008 | 11:26 AM CDT
The European Commission has released regulations setting out the Constitution, rules, procedures and deadlines for handling appeals concerning decisions by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) on REACH.
Aug 01, 2008 | 08:18 AM CDT
Suggested maximum daily limit: 2 mg/kg.
Jul 28, 2008 | 10:15 AM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is holding a stakeholders meeting on October 10, 2008 in Helsinki, Finland.
Jul 28, 2008 | 09:56 AM CDT
In a Federal Register notice published July 24, 2008, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is proposing a test rule that would require testing for certain High Production Volume (HPV) chemicals for which manufacturers have not voluntarily provided data.
Jul 18, 2008 | 10:42 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
WFFC/NAFFS event highlights regulatory challenges and threats to intellectual property. During the Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce/National Association of Flavors and Food Ingredient Systems joint seminar on food safety and supply chain, John Cox (John H. Cox PLLC) spoke about the dilemma smaller flavor companies face as they struggle to build the kind of regulatory departments larger organizations have. Cox noted that the need for regulatory capabilities will only grow as customers’ needs expand—organic and natural claims (this is particularly due to a lack of universal standards) and pharmaceutical excipient residue rules.