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

Webinar on SIN list

ChemSec hosts webinar explaining its SIN List on October 3, 2018; registration now open

ChemSec’s advice to speed up SVHC listing

NGO International Chemical Secretariat urges European Chemicals Agency’s director to encourage ‘better use’ of precautionary principle in order to speed up SVHC identification, resist industry pressure

Denmark to launch substitution program

Danish Environmental Protection Agency announces program to collaborate with interested parties on innovation and substitution of harmful chemicals

Grouping hazardous chemicals for a circular economy

International Chemical Secretariat calls for removal of hazardous chemicals to achieve a circular economy, suggests hazard-based grouping approach to speed up process

U.S. bill to promote sustainable chemistry

Two U.S. senators reintroduce Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act