EU Regulatory Bulletin November 2012
News on Nanomaterials
More details on ECHA's new working group and theCommission's opposition towards a register for nanomaterials.
ECHA releases update to the Community rolling action plan
The draft update for 2013-2015 lists 116 substances: 53 substances that were listed on the first CoRAP have been retained, and 63 newly selected substances have been added to the list.
Pesticides and their (possible) effects on bees
EFSA is conducting an in-depth review into pesticides and their possible effects on bees. Its report is expected to be published in December this year.
EFSA casts doubt over GM-corn & pesticide study
EFSA received a formal request from the Commission to carry out a review of the Séralini paper and to advise whether it contains any elements that should lead EFSA to reconsider its previous assessments.