Envigo’s Research Models Services business is to acquire the Research Products business of LabCorp’s Covance subsidiary, becoming a pure-play research models and services business. As part of the same transaction, Covance is also acquiring Envigo’s non-clinical research services business, expanding its services in that field.
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA), meeting at Montevideo, Uruguay, has called for the creation of a global repository of publicly available information on chemicals, or ‘international navigator’.
At its annual forum for exchange of information on enforcement in Helsinki on 19-22 March, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) adopted the updated Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for substance evaluation.
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published an inventory of all plastic additives used to date in the EU, describing it as “an important step towards better risk assessment of these substances under REACH and CLP”.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe, founder, chairman and 60% owner of Ineos, has written an open letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, lambasting European chemical regulation in general and ‘green taxes’ in particular.