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Nov. 29 – Final Significant New Use Rule Issued for 2-ethoxyethanol, 2-ethoxyethanol acetate, 2-methoxyethanol, and 2-methoxyethanol acetate

EPA is issuing a significant new use rule (SNUR) under section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) which requires persons to notify EPA at least 90 days before commencing the manufacture, import, or processing of 2-ethoxyethanol (CAS No. 110-80-5) (2-EE), 2-ethoxyethanol acetate (CAS No. 111-15-9) (2-EEA), 2- methoxyethanol (CAS No. 109-86-4) (2-ME), or […]

Nov. 28 – Validation Documentation Requirements and Responsibilities for Drug Fabricators, Packagers / Labellers, Testers, Distributors and Importers

A new version of the document entitled “Validation Documentation Requirements and Responsibilities for Drug Fabricators, Packagers / Labellers, Testers, Distributors and Importers” is now available. This document has been reviewed as part of the Inspectorate’s quality management process and has been amended to further clarify issues brought to the attention of the Inspectorate. Source

Nov. 24 – Final Report on Progress: Consultations on the CEPA New Substances Notification Regulations and New Substances Program (Chemicals and Polymers Portion)

This is the second, and final, formal report on the progress being made in implementing the recommendations resulting from the multistakeholder consultations that took place (1999-2001) on amending the New Substances Notification Regulations (NSNR) and the New Substances (NS) Program. Although this is the final formal progress report on the implementation of these recommendations, Environment […]

Nov. 17 – Compromise Moves REACH Closer To Reality

“The European Commission welcomes the fact that the European Parliament has completed its first reading on REACH. By supporting the Sacconi/Nassauer compromise on registration the EP strikes a very good balance between the health, environment and competitiveness goals of REACH. The Commission will carefully assess the European Parliament’s position on the other issues. This vote […]