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October 2020 European university publishes results on sensitivity differences in amphibians following fungicide exposure

  For the assessment of safety of crop protection products and aquatic amphibian exposure, most ecotoxicological studies concentrate on testing tadpoles in stage 25 (Gosner Stage). Earlier this year research was completed which examined the representativeness...

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EU & Nanomaterials

A survey of citizens in Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, France and Poland was published at the end of 2020 which concluded that in general, EU citizens are demanding better labelling of everyday products containing nanomaterials. They are...

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EMA Regulatory Fees

From the first of November 2020 the pharmacovigilance fees payable to the European Medicines Agency by applicants and marketing authorisation holders increased by 1.7% and 1.6%. The increase is to reflect the inflation rate adjustments of...

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Inspectors to Check Duty to Notify Mixtures for Poison Centres

In November 2020 the Enforcement Forum decided that its pilot project in 2022 will focus on how companies comply with their duty to notify hazardous mixtures to the Poison Centre Notification portal. Companies must provide information...

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Developing the Metabolism Database for Residues in Fish

Fish farming is increasingly dependent on plant commodities as a source of feed, leading to an increased risk for pesticide residues in aquaculture diets and consequently their transfer into aquaculture food products. The commenting phase for...

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Draft Guidance for Chemical Registration in China

In August 2020, the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) released the anticipated draft Guidance for Environmental Management Registration of New Chemical Substances for a short period of public commenting, which ended on 6 September...

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Antimicrobial Resistance and Environmental Impact of Parasiticides

Two expert groups (DEG and ERAWP) from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) are, as part of the Work Plan 2020, focussing on preparing reflection papers on antimicrobial resistance due to the presence...

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Disinfectants in Europe – Ensuring Supplies During the Pandemic

During the COVID-19 period, the EU Commission has reacted to demands from the European Biocidal Products Forum, a sector group of CEFIC, to ensure the supply of disinfectants that are critical in the EU Member States....

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Regulation on Transparency

The Regulation (EU) 2019/1381 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain was published in 2019 and it becomes applicable for applications...

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RAC Adopts CLH for Four Insecticides

In May 2020, the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) adopted the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) opinions for four active substances all used as insecticides and that all carry risks to human health and the environment:...

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Apr-2021

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October 2020 European university publishes results on sensitivity differences in amphibians following fungicide exposure

  For the assessment of safety of crop protection products and aquatic amphibian exposure, most ecotoxicological studies concentrate on testing tadpoles in stage 25 (Gosner...

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Mar-2021

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EU & Nanomaterials

A survey of citizens in Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, France and Poland was published at the end of 2020 which concluded that in general, EU citizens...

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