Monthly Archives: July 2015

ECHA proposes 15 additional substances for authorisation

Early this month the European Chemicals Agency, ECHA, recommended 15 substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to be added to the REACH Authorisation List (Annex XIV), which presently consists of 31 entries. These substances were prioritised from the Candidate List, because they are used in high volumes and have widespread uses, which may pose a threat to human…
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EPD International Stakeholder Conference 2015

This event will take place Sunday 30th August 2015 at the Convention Center in Bordeaux, France, back to back with the large LCM2015 conference. The event is expected to gather stakeholders from industry, academia and others sectors interested in and working with Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). They will get a chance to meet and learn about the latest developments in the…
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2015 US Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards presented

The 2015 US Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards was announced on July 13th. Since 1996 The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards have promoted the environmental and economic benefits of developing and using novel green chemistry. These prestigious annual awards recognize chemical technologies that incorporate the principles of green chemistry into chemical design, manufacture, and use. For…
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