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

Innovation challenge for greener chemicals

Collaborative industry innovation challenge leads to development of safer preservatives for consumer products

Opinion: All SVHCs belong on Candidate List

NGO ChemSec discusses why REACH is moving too slowly and all substances meeting SVHC criteria should be added to Candidate List

Webinar on supply chain sustainability

Environmental Defense Fund+Business holds webinar on supply chain sustainability; registration now open

Chemical Hazard Data Commons

U.S. NGO Healthy Building Network launches free online resource Chemical Hazard Data Commons aggregating hazard determinations for over 85 000 substances, aimed to facilitate substitution of hazardous chemicals