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South Korea revises Toxic Chemical Substances List

12 Dec 2019

Asia South Korea

In December 2019, the South Korea Toxic Chemical Substances List was updated in accordance with a revision published in the official gazette, adding the following substances to the list: Cryolite 2-Fl…

ASEAN Cosmetics Directive Annexes II, III, and VI amended

11 Dec 2019

Asia Cosmetics

On 13 November 2019, updates to the Annexes of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Cosmetics Directive were adopted at the 31st ASEAN Consultative Committee (ACC) meeting. The followin…

U.S. EPA issues Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)

11 Dec 2019

North America USA

From 25 November 2019 to 5 December 2019, the EPA issued direct final SNURs for 22 substances (SNUR Batch 18-1), 28 substances (SNUR Batch 18-2), and 29 substances (SNUR Batch 18-4), which were the su…

U.S. EPA issues proposed Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)

11 Dec 2019

North America USA

From 26 November 2019 to 6 December 2019, the EPA issued proposed SNURs for 6 substances (SNUR Batch 20-1.B) and 27 substances (SNUR Batch 19-5.F), which are the subject of pre-manufacture notices (PM…

Health Canada Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist revised December 2019

11 Dec 2019

North America Canada Cosmetics

On 3 December 2019, the Health Canada Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist was updated. The following substances were amended in the Hotlist: Dihydrocoumarin Disulfiram Thiuram Sodium Bromate Thioglycolic acid…

BPR active substance non-approval decisions

11 Dec 2019

Europe Biocides

On 11 December 2019, the EU Commission published non-approval decisions for the following 7 active substances: Carbendazim Product type 9 (fibre, leather, rubber and polymerised materials preservative…

Switzerland Inventory of Notified New Substances updated

11 Dec 2019

Europe

On 2 December 2019, Switzerland updated the Inventory of Notified New Substances, which lists the new substances which have already been notified or registered in Switzerland.

Germany AwSV List of published WGK classifications updated

11 Dec 2019

Europe

On 3 December 2019, the German Ordinance on Facilities Handling Substances That Are Hazardous to Water (AwSV) List of published water hazard class (WGK) classifications was updated. The following subs…

PACT updated with 2 finalised RMOA

11 Dec 2019

Europe Risk Management

On 10 December 2019, ECHA’s Public Activities Coordination Tool (PACT) was updated with the following finalised RMOA: Zinc bis[bis(tetrapropylenephenyl)] bis(hydrogen dithiophosphate) Polycyclic-aroma…

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