Keyword: European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)


3M to Pay $10.3 Billion for PFAS Claims Resolution

27.06.2023 -

3M has agreed to pay $10.3 billion to resolve legal challenges brought against the company by US public water systems over its discharges of polyfluoroalkyl substances...


ECHA Gets Moving on PFAS Restrictions

22.02.2023 -

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is moving to advance the petition to restrict the use of poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFASs submitted in January by the...


US Chemical Firms Eyeing Europe for new Launches?

27.01.2023 -

Is the grass really always greener on the other side? Scarcely heard up to now above the din European chemical companies have been making about being disadvantaged by the...


EU Renews Glyphosate License for One Year

06.12.2022 -

The European Commission has provisionally renewed the license of the herbicide active ingredient glyphosate until the end of 2023. Earlier this year, the EU governing...


3M Agrees PFAS Clean-up with Flemish Government

13.07.2022 -

US conglomerate 3M has agreed with the Flemish government to spend more than €571 million on cleaning up PFAS-contamination at its site in Belgium. The Flemish government...


Sharon McGuiness new ECHA Chief Executive

27.06.2022 -

Sharon McGuinness has been appointed to a five-year term as the new executive director of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the body that administrates the REACH...


EFSA and ECHA Preparing for 2022 Glyphosate Review

16.06.2021 -

Two EU authorities, the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), are poised to begin reviewing a draft assessment of the safety of...

Strategy & Management

Into the Crucible: Will the European Chemicals Industry Rise to the Circularity Challenge?

30.09.2020 -

Chemicals are a critical, but often overlooked, factor of success for a circular economy. 96% of all products on European markets, from food to medical treatments, from...