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4 substances designated as deleterious under Japan PDSCL

04 Jan 2019

Asia Japan

On 3 January 2019, the following substances were designated as deleterious under the Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law (PDSCL) by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)...

South Korea revises Toxic Chemical Substances List

03 Jan 2019

Asia South Korea

In January 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: Mixture o...

Australia GHS classifications updated

03 Jan 2019

Oceania Australia GHS

On 2 January 2019, Safe Work Australia’s Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS) was updated. 1 substance (already classified) had its classification updated....

California SCPR Candidate Chemicals List updated

03 Jan 2019

North America USA California

On 3 January 2019, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced that its Candidate Chemicals List has been updated. The following chemicals are now Candidate Chemicals for c...

U.S. EPA updates List of Sunset Dates of Chemicals Subject to Final TSCA Section 4 and Related 12(b) Actions

02 Jan 2019

North America USA

The U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has published the latest version, current to 30 November 2018, of the List of Sunset Dates of Chemicals Subject to Final TSCA (Toxic Substances Control A...

Germany AwSV List of published WGK classifications updated

02 Jan 2019

Europe

On 11 December 2018, 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 sub...

PACT updated with 2 new intentions for RMOA / 2 finalised RMOA

02 Jan 2019

Europe Risk Management

On 21 December 2018, ECHA’s Public Activities Coordination Tool (PACT) was updated with the following new intentions for Risk Management Option Analysis (RMOA): 1,3,4,6,7,8-hexahydro-4,6,6,7,8,...

2 Restriction proposal dossiers published

19 Dec 2018

Europe REACH

On 19 December 2018, Restriction proposal dossiers were published for the following substances: 5 cobalt salts Cobalt carbonate Cobalt di(acetate) Cobalt dichloride Cobalt dinitr...

3 substances notified to the RoI for CLH proposals

19 Dec 2018

Europe GHS

On 18 December 2018, the following substances were notified to the Registry of Intentions for Harmonised Classification and Labelling (CLH) proposals: 1-nitropropane Nitroethane Nitrometh...

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