May 7, 2014

ECHA Biocidal Products Committee Issues Opinion on HeiQ AGS-20

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) adopted an opinion on April 10, 2014, concerning HeiQ AGS-20 (AGS-20). The European Commission (EC) requested an opinion on the following questions: According to the opinion, HeiQ’s claims include: The BPC reached the following conclusions with respect to the three questions in the request for an opinion: 1.  The material AGS-20 should be regarded as the biocidal active substance as it is the result of a...
January 17, 2013

Norway Requires Information on Norwegian Product Register Chemicals in Nanoform

On January 9, 2013, the Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency (Klif) posted a notice concerning the annual update of information and mandatory reporting of quantities for chemicals for 2012 to the Norwegian Product Register. The Product Register is the central register for chemical products in Norway, and there are currently approximately 25,000 products registered. According to Klif’s notice, changes include adding a “NANO box” that registrants should mark if the...