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4 substances added to OEHHA Notification Levels for Chemicals in Drinking Water

13 May 2021

North America USA California

On 3 May 2021, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) established a Notification Level for the following substances: Anatoxin-a Cylindrospermopsin Microcystins…

Substances added to Schedule I of the U.S. Controlled Substances Act

13 May 2021

North America USA

The following substances have been added to Schedule I of the U.S. Controlled Substances Act: Fentanyl carbamate ortho-Fluoroacryl fentanyl ortho-Fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl para-Fluoro furanyl fentanyl…

CLH intention withdrawn for Fosthiazate

13 May 2021

Europe GHS

On 12 May 2021, the following substance was withdrawn from the Registry of Intentions for Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposals: Fosthiazate This brought the number of withdrawn CLH…

CLH proposal submitted for 1,3-dichloropropene

13 May 2021

Europe GHS

On 12 May 2021, the following substance had a Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposal submitted: 1,3-dichloropropene This brought the number of submitted CLH intentions to 65.

S-(tricyclo(5.2.1.0’2,6)deca-3-en-8(or 9)-yl O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or 2-ethylhexyl) O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or 2-ethylhexyl) phosphorodithioate notified to the RoI for SVHCs

12 May 2021

Europe REACH SVHC

On 6 May 2021, the following substance was notified to the Registry of Intentions for Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs): S-(tricyclo(5.2.1.0'2,6)deca-3-en-8(or 9)-yl O-(isopropyl or isobutyl or…

KEMI PRIO Database updated

12 May 2021

Europe

On 6 May 2021, the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) updated their PRIO Database. The following Phase-out substance was deleted: 2,2-Dibromo-2-cyanoacetamide

Norway Product Regulations Chapter 2 and Chapter 4 Amended

12 May 2021

Europe

On 4 May 2021, Norway’s Regulations relating to restrictions on the manufacture, import, export, sale and use of chemicals and other products hazardous to health and the environment (Product…

Germany AwSV List of published WGK classifications updated

12 May 2021

Europe

On 11 May 2021, the German Ordinance on Facilities Handling Substances That Are Hazardous to Water (AwSV) List of published water hazard class (WGK) classifications was updated. The following…

Plant protection products Regulation list of approved active substances updated

12 May 2021

Europe

The approval of the following active substances under the Plant protection products Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009 has been shortened as per Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/726 of 4 May…

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