Tag Archives: chemicals management

New EU Chemicals Database on Candidate List Substances in Articles by 2021

As part of the European Union’s “circular economy” policy, EU officials want to expand the secondary raw materials market. The potential presence of chemicals of concern in recycled materials is seen as a potential barrier to the development of this market. Therefore, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is working to establish a new database on […]

IPC Submits Comments on EPA’s Proposed Significant New Use Rule

Earlier this week, IPC submitted comments to the U.S. EPA on their proposed rule on Certain Polybrominated Diphenylethers; Significant New Use Rule and Test Rule. IPC’s comments address the potential undesirable precedent this rule would set because it expands the U.S. chemicals management policy to include chemical substances and mixtures in articles. In our comments, […]