IEU Environment Telegram 5 September 2018

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  • St 11832 2018 Init Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment - Presidency compromise text +++ 
  • EP Think-tank: At a Glance - Plastics in a circular economy - 05-09-2018 +++ 
  • EU Commission Answer - Recycled waste to Asia - E-003702/2018 +++ 


  • Next PEST Hearing on Environmental impacts of pesticides and stakeholders’ recommendations - 06-09-2018 - Special Committee on the Union’s authorisation procedure for pesticides
  • At a Glance - Implementation of pesticides legislation - 05-09-2018


  • Press briefing by EU Auditors: upcoming special report on Air Pollution


  • UNECE and UNESCO SDG indicator report shows need to strengthen transboundary water cooperation worldwide


    • COMMISSION DECISION on the request to develop, establish and maintain a database containing information relating to emergency health response submitted pursuant to Article 45 of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council
    • COMMISSION OPINION on the draft Programming Document 2019-2021 of the European Chemicals Agency


  • St 9887 2018 Rev 2 Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD): - Fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the CBD - Ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 9) - Third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and
  • St 11822 2018 Init Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the alignment of reporting obligations in the field of environment policy and thereby amending Directives 86/278/EEC, 2002/49/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2007/2/EC, 2009/147/EC and 2010/63/EU, Regulations (EC) No 166/2006 and (EU) No 995/2010, and Council Regulations (EC) No 338/97 and (EC) No 2173/2005 - Presidency compromise text
  • St 11659 2018 Cor 1 COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products - Decision not to oppose adoption
  • St 11789 2018 Init Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on persistent organic pollutants (recast) - Revised Presidency compromise text
  • Cm 3883 2018 Rev 1 Working Party on Forestry
  • Cm 4091 2018 Init Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE and other regional issues)


  • Public consultation on 18 substances proposed for authorisation under REACH
  • Public Consultations-Hexahydromethylphthalic anhydride [1], Hexahydro-4-methylphthalic anhydride [2], Hexahydro-1-methylphthalic anhydride [3], Hexahydro-3-methylphthalic anhydride [4] [The individual isomers [2], [3] and [4] (including their cis- and trans- stereo isomeric forms) and all possible combinations of the isomers [1] are covered by this entry]
  • Public Consultations-Cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride [1], cis-cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride [2], trans-cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic anhydride [3] [The individual cis- [2] and trans- [3] isomer substances and all possible combinations of the cis- and trans-isomers [1] are covered by this entry]
  • Public Consultations-2-methoxyethanol
  • Public Consultations-Fatty acids, C16-18, lead salts
  • Public Consultations-Reaction products of 1,3,4-thiadiazolidine-2,5-dithione, formaldehyde and 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear (RP-HP) with ≥0.1% w/w 4-heptylphenol, branched and linear (4-HPbl)
  • Public Consultations-Sulfurous acid, lead salt, dibasic
  • Public Consultations-Reaction mass of 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate and 2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4-[[2-[(2-ethylhexyl)oxy]-2-oxoethyl]thio]-4-octyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (reaction mass of DOTE and MOTE)
  • Public Consultations-4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A; BPA)
  • Public Consultations-Dioxobis(stearato)trilead
  • Public Consultations-Trilead bis(carbonate) dihydroxide
  • Public Consultations-Tetraethyllead
  • Public Consultations-Trilead dioxide phosphonate
  • Public Consultations-1,6,7,8,9,14,15,16,17,17,18,18-Dodecachloropentacyclo[,9.02,13.05,10]octadeca-7,15-diene (“Dechlorane Plus”™) covering any of its individual anti- and syn-isomers or any combination thereof
  • Public Consultations-2-ethoxyethanol
  • Public Consultations-2-ethylhexyl 10-ethyl-4,4-dioctyl-7-oxo-8-oxa-3,5-dithia-4-stannatetradecanoate (DOTE)
  • Public Consultations-4,4'-bis(dimethylamino)-4''-(methylamino)trityl alcohol with ≥ 0.1% of Michler's ketone (EC No. 202-027-5) or Michler's base (EC No. 202-959-2)
  • Public Consultations-[Phthalato(2-)]dioxotrilead
  • Public Consultations-Lead oxide sulfate


  • The revision of the SCCS Opinion on hydroxyapatite (nano) in cosmetic products was published in "Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology"


  • EU Commission appoints new Director-General to its health and food safety department
  • Public consultation on the active substance Bacillus amyloliquefaciens QST 713 (formerly subtilis)


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