The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) is reporting that the Standing Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development tabled a report in Canada’s House of Commons to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA, 1999).
The American Coatings Association (ACA) issued a statement today regarding the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) issuing an advisory opinion to the European Commission to classify titanium dioxide as a Category 2 (Animal Evidence) carcinogen.
The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) reports that Europe’s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) has issued an “advisory opinion” that titanium dioxide (TiO2) be classified as a Category 2 carcinogen under the EU’s Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.
Saudi Arabian Minister of Commerce and Investment, Dr. Majid Al Kassabi, is set to launch the kingdom’s first paint and coatings industrial committee on May 24th at the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is seeking applications from nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program.
Assistant Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering Michael Short and collaborators — Professors Bilge Yildiz, Matteo Bucci, and Evelyn Wang, as well as the MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory and the Westinghouse Electric Co. — have received funding from Exelon Generation to support research to develop coatings technology that could transform the performance of the fuel cladding in light water reactors (LWRs).
Our July issue features our annual Global Top 10 and PCI 25 ranking of the top coatings manufacturers in the world and in North America. Other topics this month include soft-touch coatings and antimicrobial technology.