Author: Kaeltia

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: Arctic sea ice is melting more quickly than once assumed. Today’s climate models have yet to incorporate the steep rise in temperatures that have occurred over the past 40 years. This, according to a new […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: COVID-19 has resurrected single-use plastics – are they back to stay? Moreover, Europe’s major rivers are littered with surgical masks and medical gloves discarded by people. After a storage tank in Norilsk, northern Russia, collapsed […]

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EU Pesticides Database updates

EU Pesticides Database updates

The following updates have been published in the EU Pesticide Database of the EU Commission website: 12/02/2020 Publication of Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/192 of 12 February 2020 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as regards MRLs for prochloraz in or on certain products (shall apply from 4 September 2020) 13/05/2020 Non-approval […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: The impact of rising sea levels and coastal erosion will see shorelines retreat steadily and provide major challenges for planning authorities, according to a research that involved the University of Western Australia. On the eve […]

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ECHA’s committees support restricting silicon-based substances in consumer and professional products.

ECHA’s committees support restricting silicon-based substances in consumer and professional products.

A consolidated opinion of the Committees for Risk Assessment and Socio-Economic Analysis supporting ECHA’s proposal to restrict the use of the substances Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4); Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) and dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6) has been published. The scope of the proposed restriction covers the uses of D4, D5 and D6 as a substance or in mixtures used by consumers […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: A circular economy of plastics will reduce plastic pollution and slow down climate change. Plastics have extremely useful properties: they help us keep our food fresh, make it possible to safely operate electrical devices and […]

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Call of interest to join the PT2 Painting Products Consortia

Call of interest to join the PT2 Painting Products Consortia

Painting Products used to modify the surfaces that are treated in the sense to protect them from the development of undesired microorganisms, come under the Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR). Depending on the active substances present in the Biocidal Products, whether they are still under EU revision or they are approved, different procedures need to be […]

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Call of interest to join the Ethanol-based Products Consortia

Call of interest to join the Ethanol-based Products Consortia

Sanitising products, such as hand sanitisers, come under the Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR). The most common active substance used in hand sanitisers is Ethanol. Ethanol is currently being reviewed as a biocide active substance in the EU by Greece and no tentative date for approval is known now, so Biocidal products containing Ethanol fall under […]

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