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Nov 28, 2007 | 11:14 AM CST

Special Feature: REACH and In Vitro Alternatives—Corrosive Potential Testing

With the new REACH regulations, manufacturers are now required to provide safety information on all chemicals they produce that are sold, manufactured, or imported into the EU in a quantity that is greater than or equal to one ton per year. This means that safety data must now be collected for over 30,000 existing and established chemicals

Nov 21, 2007 | 10:59 AM CST

US DHS Issues Final Rule on Chemical Security

The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a final rule on chemical security for plants regarded as high-risk for terrorist attack, including a list of 300 chemicals subject to initial screening.

Nov 21, 2007 | 10:43 AM CST

10-Digit CAS Arrives in January

New designation to read: XXXXXXX-XX-X.

Nov 19, 2007 | 10:03 AM CST

Deadline for REACH Exemption Coming Nov 30

Petition submissions for exempting materials from REACH registration are due November 30.

Nov 14, 2007 | 12:12 PM CST

The Truth about Fragrances and Phthalates

The Fragrance Materials Association has issued a pair of information letters, "Fragrance: Myths and Facts" and "The Truth about Phthalates."

Nov 12, 2007 | 11:00 AM CST

FMA Defends DEP in Air Fresheners

The Fragrance Materials Association of the United States (FMA) has issued a response to a recent petition titled "Citizen Petition to EPA and CPSC Regarding Air Fresheners," which asks for regulatory action on air freshener products and producers.

Nov 05, 2007 | 02:39 PM CST

EU Forming Green Supplier Database

The EU Ecolabel program is developing a new voluntary database of green raw material suppliers.

Nov 05, 2007 | 11:00 AM CST

US Chem Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards

The US Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards interim final rule is available here.

Oct 30, 2007 | 09:56 AM CDT

Comment: NTEF Attacks Clarins

When the story first broke that the National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation (NTEF; Las Vegas, NV) was petitioning the US Food and Drug Administration to reclassify Clarins' (Paris, France) Angel Parfum as a drug due to its coumarin content, Perfumer & Flavorist magazine was initially hesitant to give traction to such a strange and marginal action. However, since other trade publications have picked up the story, we feel compelled to comment.

Oct 30, 2007 | 09:05 AM CDT

REACH Exemption Details

Details for determining which chemicals are exempt from REACH are now available from the European Commission...