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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: 28/06/2020 Publication of Commission Regulation (EU)2020/749 of 4 June 2020 amending Annex III MRL Regulation as regards MRLs for chlorate in or on certain products. 23/07/2020 Publication of Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/1085 of 23 July 2020 amending Annexes II […]

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Public Health challenge: Antibiotic /Antimicrobial Resistance

Public Health challenge: Antibiotic /Antimicrobial Resistance

Bacterial antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is considered to be very alarming following an upward trend and thus posing a primary threat to public health. Infections caused by antibiotic-resistant germs are difficult, and sometimes impossible, to treat. In most cases, antibiotic-resistant infections require extended hospital stays, additional follow-up doctor visits, and costly and toxic alternatives. AMR has […]

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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: Methane, the main component of natural gas, is the cleanest-burning of all the fossil fuels, but when emitted into the atmosphere it is a much more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. By some estimates, […]

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Endocrine Disruptor Assessment of substances

Endocrine Disruptor Assessment of substances

Endocrine Disruptors (ED) are chemicals, which under certain conditions can affect adversely on human and animal hormonal systems causing serious health effects. Among these substances, we can find metals, industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plant protection active substances, biocidal active substances and cosmetic substances. In Europe, only under the Plant Protection and Biocidal products frameworks, an assessment […]

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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 three largest glaciers in Greenland—which hold enough frozen water to lift global sea levels some 1.3 metres—could melt faster than even the worst-case warming predictions, research published by the University of Denmark. New measurements […]

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Food Attractant Active Substances – June 2021 deadline for EU Dossier submision

Food Attractant Active Substances – June 2021 deadline for EU Dossier submision

Biocidal products with attractant function based on the following active substances of food grade (proposed for inclusion in Annex I of the BPR) need to be supported by an EU Dossier under BPR and the deadline for this submission is June 2021: Cheese Concentrated Apple juice D-Fructose (CAS No. 57-48-7) Honey (CAS No. 8028-66-8) Powdered […]

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EU POISON CENTRES. Notifying hazardous mixtures as of 2021

EU POISON CENTRES. Notifying hazardous mixtures as of 2021

Notifications to Poison Centres need to be submitted by importers and downstream users placing mixtures classified for human health or physical hazards on the market. The obligation covers mixtures for consumer, professional and industrial use. The EU harmonised notification requirement through Poison centres Notification (PCN) must be submitted through ECHA´S submission portal and will be […]

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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 world’s sea floor is littered with an estimated 14 million tonnes of microplastics, broken down from the masses of rubbish entering the oceans every year, according to Australia’s national science agency Earth’s surface was […]

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