Webinar on substituting hazardous chemicals

ChemSec held webinar on online tool Marketplace, HCPP project; alternatives assessment for phthalates by Northwest Green Chemistry presented

Database of plastic packaging chemicals

New scientific publication by Food Packaging Forum researchers and partners presents database of chemicals associated with plastic packaging (CPPdb) in detail

BizNGO annual meeting 2018

Business and environment collaboration BizNGO holds annual meeting on December 4-5, 2018, in Berkeley, U.S.; registration now open

Businesses’ approach to safer chemicals

Fourth edition of Chemical Watch’s “Business guide to safer chemicals” highlights work by Coop Denmark and Sherwin-Williams to replace bisphenol A and other hazardous chemicals in food packaging

EEB conference 2018

European Environmental Bureau holds annuals conference on November 5, 2018; toxic chemicals and circular economy to be discussed; registration now open

Amazon’s safer chemicals policy

Amazon is the first primarily e-commerce retailer to publish chemicals policy and restricted substances list

FPF Workshop 2018: Perspectives on the FCM safety

Afternoon session of FPF Workshop 2018 discusses different approaches to ensuring FCM safety taken by industry, government, retailers, consumer organizations

Chemical footprinting: 2018 annual report

3rd Chemical Footprint Project report shows companies have more knowledge about chemicals in their products, make efforts to reduce hazardous substances

More retailers take part in annual ranking

Non-profit organization Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families includes 12 new retailers in annual ranking of progress towards eliminating toxic chemicals and using safer alternatives

BPA substitutes and chromosomal abnormalities

Mice exposed to low doses of BPA, BPS, diphenyl sulfone, BPF, BPAF exhibit chromosomal abnormalities that persist for several generations, according to new study in Current Biology