Chemical Regulations

Updates on New and Evolving Chemical Regulations Worldwide, and Implications for Global Business.

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Four New Substances Added to the EU REACH Candidate List
The list of “substances of very high concern” (SVHCs) has grown to 173 with the recent addition of four chemicals and compounds to the list by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

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Leading Global Brands Set the Bar for Chemical Transparency
In its 2016 Global Responsibility Report released in April, Walmart reported that they successfully reduced usage of 10 priority chemicals in home and personal care products by 95%.


U.S. Senate Passes TSCA Reform
The U.S. Senate passed the TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) Reform bill on June 7 with strong support. The bill is now headed to the President’s desk and is expected to be signed into law.


Okeo Institute Recommends Cadmium Exemption in Displays
Okeo Institute, the advisory organization to the EU on RoHS exemptions, released a report last week advising against granting an exemption for the usage of cadmium quantum dot (CdQD) technology in LED displays.


Senate to Move Forward on TSCA Reform Next Week
The version of the TSCA Reform bill (TSCA Modernization Act of 2015) currently pending the Senate’s vote was initially blocked from fast passage in the Senate due to Senator Rand Paul’s single objection.


TSCA Reform Pending Senate Approval
Potentially Toxic Substances May Soon be Subject to More Stringent Oversight and Review - TSCA Reform Pending Senate Approval

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