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- Chemical regulators have overreached. Hartung, Thomas; Rovida, Costanza // Nature;8/27/2009, Vol. 460 Issue 7259, p1080
In this article, the authors reflect on the aims of the European Union's (EU) 2006 Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation to assess the toxicity of all chemicals sold in Europe. They describe REACH as the biggest investment into consumer safety....
- Regulating endocrine disrupting chemicals. // ENHESA Flash;Mar2010, Issue 52, p1
The article focuses on the measures that the Canadian government promoted to regulate the use of endocrine disrupting chemical (EDC). In December 2006, the government unveiled the new Chemicals Management Plan to control, reduce or eliminate the use of chemical substances that are harmful to...
- Hydro-fracking gets EPA hearing in New York. Keegan, Theresa // Hudson Valley Business Journal;9/20/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p1
The article reports on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on how to safely regulate or to ban hydrofracking in 2010 in New York.
- Emergency response gets under control. // Chemical Week;8/24/2002-9/4/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 34, ps26
Deals with the agreement entered into by major international chemical companies with the China National Registration Center for Chemicals (NRCC) in September 2002. Companies included in the agreement; Information on the development of the National Emergency Response Center; Discussions between...
- Michigan Coalition Seeks Preemptive Standard for Chemical Safety Guidance on Public Data On Public Data Use. // JCT CoatingsTech;Mar2010, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p31
The article reports on the move of Michigan Coalition for Chemical Safety to call government leaders to modernize the chemical safety guidance, for the protection of public safety, industry development, and jobs.
- SafeRubber project on track to find safer alternative to ETU. // Rubber World;Apr2013, Vol. 248 Issue 1, p8
The article reports the European Commission-fund SafeRubber research project has been working on a safer alternative to ethylene thiourea (ETU), in which its usage could be restricted at some time in the future under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH).
- Canada flags up chemicals safety. Cozier, Murial // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;2/19/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 7, p9
The article reports on an initiative launched by the Canadian government to challenge the chemicals industry to manage chemicals safely. The industry is mandated to participate and give information about how they are safely handling chemical substances. Canadian minister for the environment John...
- TSCA stalemate breaks. Westervelt, Rob // Chemical Week;5/27/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 15, p3
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses chemical management laws in the U.S., focusing on the proposed Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013 as well as an article contained in the issue on the topic.
- ACC Doubts Value of Reactive Chemical Hazards List. // Chemical Market Reporter;6/3/2002, Vol. 261 Issue 22, p17
Reports on the skepticism of the American Chemistry Council on federal efforts to address reactive chemical hazards to protect workers and the public from reactive chemical accidents through the addition of chemicals regulatory lists. Weaknesses of the chemical safety regulations; Description...