On 15th March 2019, the European Commission published Decision (EU) 2019/418 of 13 March 2019 amending Decisions (EU) 2017/1214, (EU) 2017/1215, (EU) 2017/1216, (EU) 2017/1217, (EU) 2017 / 1218 and (EU) 2017/1219 (C (2019) 1851).
Substitution of Bisphenol A (BPA) in thermal papers
On 26th March 2019, a workshop about the substitution of Bisphenol A (BPA) in thermal papers took place in Belgium organized by the Belgian public authorities (Federal Public Service (FPS) Economy and FPS Health, food chain safety and environment), together with the European Chemical Agency (ECHA).
Proposal for 28 chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act
On 22nd March 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) notified to Word Trade Organization the proposal: Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances with reference G/TBT/N/USA/1449.
On 11th March 2019, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China published Notice No. 10 of 2019 on the prohibition of the production, distribution, use and import and export of the following persistent organic pollutants.