Taiwan OSHA Adopts Second Batch of Priority Management Substance

Published: 21 January 2019

On December 28th 2018 Taiwan OSHA MOL announced the second batch of priority management (PM) chemical substances. Follo...

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REACH Registration Obligations to be Checked under Latest Inspections

Published: 21 January 2019

Inspectors, working together with customs authorities, have started checking the compliance of importers and manufacture...

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A change is REACHed for Nanomaterials

Published: 21 January 2019

In December 2018, the long awaited update to REACH intended to more explicitly account for nanomaterials formally entere...

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China Ministry of Ecology and Environment releases draft Chemicals Law

Published: 17 January 2019

A new draft law, the “Regulation on the Evaluation and Control of Chemical Substances,” has been released for public...

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MHLW is developing FCM positive list

Published: 9 January 2019

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) is developing a positive list for food contact materials (FCMs) and plans ...

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SCC announcement on upcoming annual report deadline

Published: 9 January 2019

On 17th December 2018, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment Solid Waste and Chemical Management Centre (MEE-SCC) issu...

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TCSCA’s 7th Revision approved by Legislative Yuan

Published: 31 December 2018

On 16th January 2019, the long awaited Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act (TCSCA) revision was promulgated. The Act wa...

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CCA Implementation rules amendment

Published: 21 December 2018

​On 29th November 2018, South Korean Ministry of Environment published an amendment of Chemical Control Act Implementa...

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NIER draft document on approval and testing requirements for K-BPR

Published: 20 December 2018

On 10th December, South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) notified the WTO of a 308-page doc...

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