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Global Notification Updates for September and October 2019

You can view more information about each notification by clicking on the blue headings.


​South Korea

  • Keco publishes list of substances pre-notified by 30 June 2019
  • K-SIEF registration platform (CICO) opens on 7th October
  • Notification of priority control substances has begun
  • MoE amended the K-REACH enforcement rules for new chemical registration
  • NIER designated 15 substances as toxic chemical substances

Taiwan

  • Taiwan’s EPA published a draft revision of TCCSCA implementation rules
  • EPA launched the Taiwan SIEF Platform
  • EPA published Q&A for TCCSCA
  • EPA publishes the TCSCCA enforcement rules
  • EPA publishes revised draft PEC Registration Guidance

China

  • MEE and MoH published draft guidance for chemical risk assessment
  • MEE held a seminar to help industry comply with Order 7

Japan

  • Three ministries added 210 substances into Japanese ENCS

Thailand

  • Thailand’s revised Hazardous Substance Control Act to enter into force
  • List of Hazardous Substances No. 5 is released

Australia

  • Australia’s Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) to be implemented from 1st July 2020

North America

  • Pledge to strengthen CEPA
  • U.S. EPA proposes changes to the Lead and Copper Rule

Authors: Tan Sun, Sophie Guinard and Mike Wolfe