Join the Conversation
  • RT @LarrySloanSocma: @socma members - 2015 must be the year for Misc Tariff Bill reauth. We want to help you eliminate tariffs on foreign s…
    yesterday
  • RT @LarrySloanSocma: @socma members have a leg up on the competition because they can rely on sound regulatory compliance assistance from us
    yesterday
  • RT @LarrySloanSocma: Attn: @socma members. Tell us how you are preparing for the EU #Reach 2018 deadline affecting SME's
    yesterday


Industry News



U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act Compromise Shows Promise

After 37 years, U.S. chemical-safety laws may finally get an overhaul

Manufacturers outline priorities for a US-EU free-trade deal

Chemical industry could help boost local economy

Senate committee approves Obama's nomination of Gina McCarthy to head EPA

Multi-tasking for the US industry

Manufacturers outline priorities for a US-EU free-trade deal

EPA begins risk assessments of flame retardants under TSCA

Parchem - fine and specialty chemicals Leadership Attends SOCMA

BASF, Bayer make Fortune's "admired chemical companies" list

"Chemical" doesn't mean "toxic"

Nation Ford Chemical owners fight foreign competition

EU-Canada Free-Trade Agreement Could Lay Groundwork for Larger Accord with the US

Pilot Chemical buys Illinois specialty chemical supplier

Chemical, manufacturing firms unite to oppose gas exports

US bio-based chemical IPO window remains shut

Trade Deal Between U.S. and Europe May Come to the Forefront

A free-trade agreement with Europe?

U.S. Shows Signs of Flexibility at UN Climate Discussions

The regulatory cliff awaits

Sandy, 'fiscal cliff' and election revive global warming talk; even carbon tax reconsidered

US chemicals up for third straight month, trend still weak

US, Panama to implement trade pact by early November

Lawmakers seek 'green chemistry' delay

U.S., Gulf countries agree to strengthen trade ties

Chemical Security Efforts Criticized

2012 CSSS Presentations - CFATS Personnel Surety Program

House Republicans scrub climate change concerns from EPA bill

Europe chemical stocks rise on US Fed stimulus announcement

FTA with US already benefits Colombia: Minister

FDA Reform Act Signed into Law

Watchdog Brief: Sunlight report says House freshmen are digging MTB gold

Anti-Terrorism Standards in the U.S. Close to Expiry

Enactment of FDA Reform Act Improves Drug Safety

FDA Reform Act Signed into Law

Congress Punts On 2013 Budget

SOCMA Security Summit Focuses on Improved Public-Private Dialogue

SOCMA President Airs Legislation Worries

CSB Board Member John Bresland to Retire

SOCMA Security Summit Focuses on Improved Public-Private Dialogue

EPA Identifies Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardant Chemical

DHS Drops Plan to Screen Chemical-Plant Workers for Terrorist Ties

C&EN's Global Top 50 Chemical Firms

Weak demand for chemicals signals slower US growth

FDA user fee bill gives agency new powers to inspect overseas prescription drug plants

Thoughts on the Opportunities That Nanotechnology Presents

Federal Appeals Court Upholds CO2 Rules

FDA User Fee Legislation Heads Toward Finish Line

Congress's Trade Policy Is Increasingly Delusional

Are You Safe on That Sofa?

FDA's $6.4b plan to rush reviews of new drugs hits Senate sweet spot

S. Korea's exports to U.S. rise 11.3 pct after FTA

Ohio Senate Passes Energy Bill With Stronger Fracking Chemical Disclosure

House freshmen: Bring back earmarks

Lost in Translation: Anti-TPP Campaign Befuddles Washington

President Obama: Climate change will be a campaign issue

Obama administration pushes for privacy safeguards in cybersecurity legislation

How Canada Gets Chemical Regulation Right

Cyber Bills Called Not Enough to Protect Vulnerable U.S.

US to monitor FTA labor rights obligations

All fracked up: Manufacturers, energy companies shift gears

U.S.-Colombia trade deal to take effect in May

Confusion reigns over EPA green chemistry stance

SOCMA Announces 2012 Leadership Conference

Sun Chemical's Rahmeh Wins NAPIM Pioneer Award

Global Chemicals Profit to More Than Double by 2016, IHS Says

Report: Toxic chemical releases decline by 4 pct in Virginia

SKorea-US free trade deal to take effect after 5 years of delay

How All Professional Roles Contribute to Sustainability

Senate defeats amendment to roll back EPA boiler rules

CFATS increasingly under congressional gaze

Emerald Polymer Additives Names Broadhurst General Manager of Polymer Additives and Nitrile Latex Product Lines

Lonza and Eclipse Therapeutics Announce Development and Manufacturing Agreement for Lonza to Conduct Phase 1 Production of Eclipse's ET-101

Cambridge Major Laboratories Wins 2011 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award

DHS official: Chemical program 'disconcerting at best'

GPhA testifies before House subcommittee on generic user fees

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Requests $11.4 Million for FY 2013

DHS official vows at Capitol Hill grilling to fix troubled chemical security program

Reid Threatens to Push a Democrats-Only Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Putting a brake on FTA

South Dakota to debate ban on baby products with BPA

OSHA Addresses PELs in Regulatory Agenda

Jones to lead EPA's chemical safety office

Nanotechnology risk analysis requires more federal funding, says NAS panel

US, Georgia to mull free trade deal

Boehner, legislators meeting with Colombian president to discuss trade agreement

Jessica Alba keeps it 'Honest' with e-commerce business selling eco-friendly family products

EPA Research Chief Paul Anastas Announces Plan To Step Down

OSHA Emphasis Program Will Protect Chemical Plant Workers

OMB reviews draft rule widening industry disclosure requirements

Audit faults EPA efforts to assess health risks

INSIDE VIEW '12: SOCMA to shift focus from advocate to educate

DHS Misled Congress About Chemical Facility Program, Top Republican Says

People on the move; outsourcing jobs

SOCMA Launches Online Directory

The End of the International Year of Chemistry?

Use of Nanotechnology in Pharma Industry Discussed in Harvard-BASF Symposium

Biopharma: Regulatory pressures trigger a drop in venture capital investments, report finds

Obama Signs Free Trade Pacts

Colombia hails signing of free trade deal with U.S.

Dow Signs Shareholders' Agreement with Saudi Aramco

FDA takes GMP action against US & Chinese drugmakers

Senate Approves Year of Chemistry

LANXESS close to bio-isobutanol supply deal wth Gevo

Greens See Politics Trumping Science as EPA Delays Chemical Assessment

NAM/IW Q3 Survey: Manufacturer Outlook Still Positive, But Optimism Wanes

DREVNA: Cutting rules would spark economic growth

Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris Shares Ideas on How to Fix the Economy

Specialty Chemicals - A Global Market Overview

Industry wary of EPA's proposed use of FIFRA section 6 to get nanopesticide data

Iofina Chemical Appoints Viachem as Exclusive Chloramine-T Marketer

DHS Proposes Program to Regulate Sale for Ammonium Nitrate

Senate Panel Backs Renewal of Chemical Security Rules

Chemical industry expansion report calls for training, marketing