January 2017

January 20, 2017Bernie Henn

On January 12, 2017, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added four new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the REACH Candidate List for Authorization.

January 18, 2017Written by Jomarie Garcia; Edited by Julie Byrne and Kirsten Wallerstedt

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) announced on 13 January 2017 the long-awaited proposal for the chemical inventory reset under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Comments on the proposed rule will be accepted until 14 March 2017.

January 11, 2017Kirsten Wallerstedt

On 28 December 2016, Korea’s Ministry of Environment (MoE) proposed MoE Public Notice No. 2016-869, revising the Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances (K-REACH). The proposed changes would impose stricter controls on chemicals.