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EPA: Draft Guidance for PFAS Significant New Use Rule

Jan 20, 2021

Aggressively addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment continues to be an active and ongoing priority for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As part of these efforts, EPA sought public input on new draft guidance that outlines which imported articles are covered by the agency’s July 2020 final rule that prohibits companies from manufacturing, importing, processing, or using certain long-chain PFAS without prior EPA review and approval.

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EU: Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Roadmap, May 2020

May 13, 2020

The Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability will both help to protect citizens and the environment better against hazardous chemicals and encourage innovation for the development of safe and sustainable alternatives. It will set a vision and a comprehensive framework for action where all parties — including industry — should work together to combine better health and environmental protection and increased global competitiveness.

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EU Packs 19 and 20 Consultation Request for New and Renewal RoHS Annex IV for DEHP, Lead, and Cadmium

Jan 22, 2020

Overview

The scope of the current consultation concerns two exemption requests: one for exemption renewal and one for a new exemption as shown in the table.

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