Edited on 05/20/2022
As part of the European Union's Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability, the European Commission presented its roadmap on 25 April 2022 with potential restrictions on the use of PFAS, bisphenols and C4-C6 phthalates.
Edited on 05/16/2022
In order to simplify your search for alternatives to alkylphenol ethoxylates, a table compiling all the information on this subject that was posted on the APEO substitution website has just been published!
Edited on 05/16/2022
The German Environment Agency (Umwelt Bundesamt, UBA) has published a report describing the best available techniques in Germany for phasing out the use of PFOS for chromium plating of metals and plastics and for etching of plastics
Edited on 05/13/2022
The European Chemicals Agency (Echa) and Member States responsible for the assessment of more than 100 bisphenols recommend that 34 of these substances be restricted under the REACH Regulation.
Edited on 03/24/2022
ECHA has submitted a proposal to restrict the use of all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in firefighting foams.
Edited on 02/11/2022
The report "PFAS and Alternatives in Food Packaging (Paper and Paperboard): Hazard Profile" aims to complement the previous report on PFAS alternatives in these food packaging by compiling information on the hazard profile of previously identified alternatives.
Edited on 02/04/2022
As a result of a decision adopted by the European Commission on 19 January 2022, the potential presence of nonylphenol will have to be monitored throughout the drinking water supply chai
Edited on 02/03/2022
The European Commission has published directives on new exemptions of authorization for the use of DEHP, DBP, BBP and DIBP in medical devices under the EU RoHS Directive.
Edited on 02/03/2022
The European Commission has added endocrine disrupting properties to DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP listed in Annex XIV (authorisation list) of the REACH Regulation.
Edited on 01/10/2022
Phthalates join the list of hot scientific topics on the ECHA website