Summit 2018

REACH after May 2018 – ECHA proposes 100 substances for evaluation under CoRAP for...

In the original draft released on the ECHA website, 96 substances were selected for evaluation by the Member States in 2019, 2020 and 2021. However a subsequent modification was made to the draft list on...

ESIG Solvents Award 2019 now open for entries

On 1st February 2019, the European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG) launched the Solvents Award 2019 in order to highlight not only safe but also sustainable use of solvents with respect to health and safety,...

Yordas Group accelerates growth with new office in North America

Yordas Group, a global leader in scientific, environmental, human health, global regulatory, sustainability and product stewardship solutions, is launching a new office in North America. The expansion responds to growing demand for Yordas’ services...

Yordas Group launches Regulatory Monitoring System for Automotive Industry

Leading provider of scientific, environmental, human health, global regulatory and sustainability consulting services, Yordas Group, has launched a global regulatory monitoring system on behalf of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). The Global Regulatory Monitoring...

Beyond clean – SEEPEX’s latest PC pump meets superior hygiene standards

In response to demands for equipment that adheres to strict safety and hygiene requirements without compromising product quality, SEEPEX has developed a new hygienic progressive cavity (PC) pump range. The BCFH range is the...

DOE backs materials study for batteries and beyond

By Mike Williams Rice’s Ming Tang earns early career award to further examine electrodeposition of metals Rice University materials scientist Ming Tang is one of 85 “outstanding scientists early in their careers” awarded a prestigious grant...

New carbon could signal step-change for the world’s most popular batteries

Scientists have created a new type of carbon that could make the batteries in our phones, tablet computers and laptops safer, more powerful, quicker to charge and longer lasting. An international team of researchers, led...

Distinguished scientists elected as Fellows and Foreign Members of the Royal Society

Automotive industry heavyweights, artificial intelligence pioneers and food bio-fortification luminaries are amongst the fifty eminent scientists elected as Fellows of the Royal Society and ten as new Foreign Members for their exceptional contributions to...

An Outline of the US Regulations for the Import of Chemical Substances

Introduction to US regulations The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in 1970, with the objective to protect human health and the environment. Regulation of both the safety of chemicals and the extent of chemical...

Two-billion-year-old salt rock reveals rise of oxygen in ancient atmosphere

A 2-billion-year-old chunk of sea salt provides new evidence for the transformation of Earth's atmosphere into an oxygenated environment capable of supporting life as we know it. The new study by an international team of...