26 Sep
Is “clay target for shooting” a matter of concern?

Risk Assessment Committee of ECHA supports the proposal to restrict polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in clay targets for shooting. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are group of chemicals that are present naturally in coal, crude oil, and gasoline. They are produced […]

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19 Jul
Did you know EPA released a final rule to regulate PFAS?

EPA issued a final rule on July 18, 2022, in response to a January 2022 announcement, which identified five additional PFAS that require reporting under the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). Certain industries, including federal facilities, are required to report TRI […]

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8 Jul
All you need to know about the use of PFAS in the EU Region

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are categories of synthetic chemicals with varied applications in different industries. These are basically carbon-fluorine bond chemicals and considered to be the strongest bonds. They are used in applications such as food processing, electronics, aviation, […]

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6 May
Did you know, PIC adds 22 harmful chemicals?

In the EU, the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation sets regulations governing the trade of certain hazardous chemicals that are blocked or severely restricted. It is the responsibility of companies to comply with EU legislation if they wish to export […]

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4 Apr
ECHA amends Directive (EU) 2022/431 to include three substances under the CMD

On 16 March 2022, the EU Commission published Directive (EU) 2022/431. An announcement is made to amend Directive 2004/37/EC concerning the protection of workers against the risks associated with carcinogens and mutagens at the workplace. The Directive (EU) 2022/431 has […]

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24 Jan
K-REACH considers adding 10 new Candidates to the substance list

The Ministry of Environment designated chemical substances with risk concern as substances subject to authorization. It introduced the system for designation and management of substances subject to authorization in 2015. Any person who wants to manufacture, import or use the […]

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12 Jan
Illinois proposes Groundwater Standard for PFAS

The State of Illinois has proposed new law to address the threat presented by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) known as “forever chemicals”. These compounds are highly stable in the environment and can be detected even at extremely low concentrations […]

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6 Jan
Everything about EPA draft scope for disposals of Asbestos

Asbestos Risk Evaluation Part 2: Supplemental Evaluation for Legacy Uses and Associated Disposals of Asbestos Published by EPA. On December 29, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced publication of the Draft Scope of the Risk Evaluation for Asbestos […]

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20 Dec
Everything about amendments to the Essential Safety Requirements in Argentina

On 12 October 2021, Resolution No. 169/2018 on Essential Safety Requirements for Low Voltage Electrical Equipment was amended by the Argentine Ministry of Productive Development and published Resolution No. 1038. The Resolution amends several articles of Resolution No 169/2018, that […]

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6 Aug
UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) Marking explained

Brexit has bought changes in Great Britain for CE marking certificates which are commonly used in EU market. This came into effect on 2021,Jan 1. UKCA is the new product labelling used for products placed in GB market. This includes […]

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