The European Chemical Agency set the policy due to health concerns, saying the restrictions will help reduce inflammatory and allergic reactions.
Procter & Gamble voluntarily recalled 32 aerosol hair care products after unexpectedly high levels of a potentially cancer-causing chemical were found.
"We're going to use every tool in our toolbox to restrict human exposure to these toxic chemicals.," EPA head Michael Regan said.
The incident in New Jersey, involving a chemical cocktail, has left several people hospitalized.
"The contaminant and source of the odor have not been identified, but the leak has the potential to be explosive," the emergency declaration said.
Plants don't just look beautiful—air purifying indoor plants also remove chemicals from the air by absorbing pollutants into their leaves, roots and soil.
After four days of fighting the flames at the plant in Rockton, Illinois, officials are concerned that chemicals from the foam used to put out the fire may be harmful to the groundwater in the surrounding areas.
According to the study, 52 percent of all products tested contained high levels of fluorine including, 55 percent of lip products, 62 percent of liquid lipstick, 63 percent of foundations (liquids and creams), 36 percent of concealers, 47 percent of mascara and 82 percent of waterproof mascara.
In a statement issued by the Rockton Police Department, they said that Rockton Fire "has ordered a mandatory evacuation due to a chemical fire."
Workers unloading chemicals from a tank truck in southwest China were found unconscious following the chemical leak in the early hours of Saturday, according to a local government report.
The substance in the video was identified as glyphosate, which is commonly used as a herbicide throughout the U.S.
It is believed the dogs may have turned blue after being exposed to chemicals at an abandoned factory near to where the photograph was taken.
Poison control centers across the U.S. reported a significant increase in calls related to cleaner or disinfectant poisonings during the first three months of 2020.
Researchers studying insecticide use on U.S. crops show that overall use has declined in the last 20 years, but what is being used is more toxic to bees.
An explosion at a chemical factory in Catalonia was so powerful that it flung a one-ton steel plate two miles to crash into an apartment building, killing one resident.
In a statement Tuesday, the White House said they "strongly oppose" a bill that would help prevent PFAS, a type of chemical linked to certain cancers that has been found in drinking water sources across the country, because it would undermine "public confidence in the EPA's decisions."
If emissions of banned gases continue at their current rate, recovery could be delayed by up to 18 years in a worst-case scenario.
A study based on the medical records of more than 45,000 women found a positive correlation between permanent hair dye and breast cancer—particularly among those who are black.
Although polychlorinated biphenyls are now banned, they continue to harm animals' health.
The search is on for a homeless Missouri "millionaire" with a penchant for drinking turpentine, after a family friend made a "promise" to the man's mother.
Svetlana Radionova, chief of Russia's environmental watchdog, sounded the alarm over a dilapidated chemical factory in Siberia.
The death toll is expected to rise as emergency workers clear the destroyed buildings.
At least 25 babies have been born with stunted or missing arms in three separate French regions since 2000.
Around 50 children showed symptoms such as nausea and vomiting after reporting a strong smell of rotten eggs in the playground.
The findings could have implications for how planets form and the search for Earth-like worlds.
The Environmental Protection Agency will not evaluate the health risks of asbestos already in the environment when evaluating the dangers associated with it, Scott Pruitt announced quietly last week.