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Regulatory Seminar: An update on relevant legislation afecting cleaning products – biocides, bleaches and detergents

Regulatory Seminar: An update on relevant legislation afecting cleaning products – biocides, bleaches and detergents

Thursday 17 October 2017 – ABBA Playa Gijón Hotel, Spain Free registration – Download the program here (in Spanish) The language of the Seminar will be Spanish. The purpose of this Seminar is to provide manufacturers, importers and/or distributors with guidance on the knowledge of their legal duties to market these products in Europe.It also aims […]

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EFSA report: Chemicals in food 2016

EFSA report: Chemicals in food 2016

EFSA has published the report Chemicals in food 2016, which focuses on food contamination by pesticide and veterinary drug residues, and on consumer exposure to two process contaminants of high public interest: acrylamide in food; and glycidyl esters/MCPDs in vegetable oils and food. This report provides an overview of data collected by the EU Member […]

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EU Poison centres notification portal

EU Poison centres notification portal

Under Article 45 of the CLP Regulation, importers and downstream users placing hazardous mixtures on the market have to provide the relevant information to national Poison Centres within their respective Member State. Up to date, the procedure and the data required for such notification are specific for each Member State and no harmonisation exists. However, […]

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EPA: Amended Toxic Substances Control Act

EPA: Amended Toxic Substances Control Act

Under the USA Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Pollution Prevention Act, EPA evaluates potential risks from new and existing chemicals and finds ways to prevent or reduce pollution before it gets into the environment. The new law includes much needed improvements such as: Mandatory requirement for EPA to evaluate existing chemicals with clear […]

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