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May 14, 2008 | 10:08 AM CDT
Last October 2007, California Assemblywoman Fiona Ma introduced legislation to ban the use of phthalates in California. The law was passed by the California Legislature and will take effect in January 2009.
May 14, 2008 | 09:59 AM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced it will conduct a completeness check of registration dossiers under REACH within three weeks of their submission.
May 14, 2008 | 09:47 AM CDT
Legislation that would emphasize the need for federal agencies to address environmental, health and safety questions concerning nanotechnology was approved by the House Science Committee on May 7, 2008.
May 12, 2008 | 10:58 AM CDT
A new label takes on the unregulated arena of organic personal care
May 06, 2008 | 09:54 AM CDT
Gay Timmons (Oh, Oh Organics) explains the needs for organic production and certification at the Oasis introductory event at Natural Products Expo West.
Apr 25, 2008 | 01:37 PM CDT
The European Commission has adopted a regulation for the fee schedule for registration under REACH.
Apr 25, 2008 | 12:48 PM CDT
The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce recently released a draft of legislation, The Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act of 2008, which is intended to stimulate discussion about how to provide adequate funding and authority for the FDA to ensure the safety of the nation's food, drug, medical device and cosmetic supply in an increasingly globalized marketplace.
Apr 23, 2008 | 09:41 AM CDT
The European Flavour and Fragrance Association (EFFA) has released the latest REACH Information Letter, 08/01, regarding participation in EFFA's consortia and the nomination of Only Representatives for non-Community manufacturers.
Apr 14, 2008 | 02:49 PM CDT
In 2007 California Governor Schwarznegger signed into law a bio-monitoring program intended to track and evaluate toxic environmental chemicals in California residents. The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has now implemented the program and is requesting residents to complete a survey concerning bio-monitoring.
Apr 14, 2008 | 02:39 PM CDT
The executive director of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has indicated that chemical manufacturers in the European Union that make nanoscale versions and larger forms of the same chemical or companies that export to EU countries should combine the volume of both types of chemicals to determine their registration deadline under REACH.