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Fears Raised about Horse Tapeworm Treatments

Horse owners across Europe are being urged to act now to prevent potential resistance to tapeworm treatments, amid concerns about an emerging decline in their effectiveness. The plea has been issued by Austin Davis Biologics (ADB)...

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ECHA Identifies Research Needs for Regulating Hazardous Chemicals

A published report by ECHA focuses on ‘Key areas of regulatory challenge 2023’ that identifies areas where research is needed to protect people and the environment from chemicals classified as hazardous. The report highlights where new methods...

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European discovery sheds light on how melon crops resist CMV virus

Latest research conducted by the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) in Spain has identified a protein that could make melons resistant to the destructive cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). This pathogen can infect over 1200...

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Enforceability on Restricting Creosote: Advice now available

To improve transparency in the legislative process, ECHA’s Enforcement Forum decided to make its advice on the enforceability of REACH restriction proposals public. The Forum advice will, from now on, be available on ECHA’s website. The...

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Non-profit Board of Chief Veterinary Medical Officers launched by top veterinary medical leaders

BCVMO is a collective of over 60 veterinary medical leaders and experts from all segments of the veterinary industry, including animal health manufacturers, corporate, independent and non-profit hospitals, universities, shelters and distributors. The purpose of BCVMO...

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ECHA proposal to restrict PFAS is under consultation

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic chemicals that are commonly used in many industries including cookware, personal care, textiles and plant protection products. PFAS contain carbon-fluorine bonds, which have very high persistence and are bioaccumulative,...

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Genetic Toxicology: Ensuring Safe and Sustainable Agrochemicals

The European Union's Plant Protection Regulation 1107/2009 requires a comprehensive evaluation of the genotoxic potential of the active substances contained within key products used by farmers for pest control and to maintain affordable food production in...

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ECHA provides advice on new hazard classes for substances and mixtures

Three new hazard classes for classifying, labelling and packaging (CLP) substances and mixtures entered into force on 20 April 2023. ECHA has published information on the application dates and related guidance. The European Commission updated the...

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Consultation launched for new registration rules for UK bird keepers

To help tackle avian influenza, the UK Government launched proposals in March requiring all poultry keepers to officially register their birds. The new rules would apply to all keepers, no matter how many birds they have,...

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ECHA’s BPC supports the approval of nitrogen generated from ambient air as a low-risk active substance

In its March meeting, ECHA’s Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) adopted the following opinions: Supporting the inclusion of nitrogen generated from ambient air in Annex I to the BPR. Annex I lists active substances considered to have...

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Latest Regulatory News

Feb-2024

News > Vet Medicine

Fears Raised about Horse Tapeworm Treatments

Horse owners across Europe are being urged to act now to prevent potential resistance to tapeworm treatments, amid concerns about an emerging decline in their...

Read More

Jan-2024

Biocides > News

ECHA Identifies Research Needs for Regulating Hazardous Chemicals

A published report by ECHA focuses on ‘Key areas of regulatory challenge 2023’ that identifies areas where research is needed to protect people and the environment...

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