US, Russia raise fresh objections to EC carcinogen labels for cobalt, TiO2

By William Clarke
Published: Monday, 19 August 2019

The European Commission’s proposal to impose cancer warnings on titanium dioxide and cobalt is facing stiff opposition from other jurisdictions.

The United States has restated its opposition to an EU proposal to classify titanium dioxide and cobalt as possible carcinogens, asking the European Commission (EC) to consult with the World Trade Organization (WTO) before taking further action.

In a statement in July 2019 to the WTO’s Committee on Technical Barriers...

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