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How to Comply with Chemical Regulations in Thailand

  •   30 Apr 2014
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    Background:

    The Hazardous Chemical Substance Act (B.E. 2535) is one of the two overarching legislations promulgated by Thailand DIW. Since its implementation from Apr 7th, 1992, a spectrum of obligations were prescribed for chemicals throughout their supply chain, including notification, registration, Thailand GHS duties, prior inform declaration, etc. 

    The implementation of Thailand GHS is two-step action, with GHS taking effective on Mar 13, 2013 for single substances and Mar 13, 2017 for mixtures.

    In this webinar, Mr.Napatr Kunachitpimol from AIDA will provide us an overall picture of chemical management in Thailand and detailed explanation of compliance tasks of the industry. 

    Contents:

    1. Overview of Chemical Management in Thailand
    2. Hazardous Substance Control Act B.E. 2535
    3. Obligations under HSCA
    4. Introduction to the Recent Thailand GHS Progress

    Speaker:

    Napatr Kunachitpimol

    Napatr Kunachitpimol

    Risk and Compliance Unit Manager

    AIDA Integrated Development Agency (AIDA)

     

    Napatr Kunachitpimol holds the MSc. on Environmental and Hazardous Waste Management, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. He has more than 8 year experiences on chemical safety and chemical management in Thailand. In 2004, he joined the UNITAR-FDA project to update Chemical Management System in Thailand. Then, he had a chance to research an EU REACH regulation and other ASEAN counties. According to hazardous substance management in Thailand, Napatr was a team member of hazardous substance management for Department of Industrial Works (DIW) and Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) since 2011. And in 2013, he worked for the Hazardous Substances Control Act B.E. 2535 amendment project. At present, he is a manager at AIDA Co Ltd – to advise clients to comply with Thai and International chemical regulations.

    Who shall attend?
    • Company decision-makers and regulatory affairs managers in the chemical industry.
    • Chemical manufacturers, importers, user, distributor, etc., in Thailand.
    • Any professionals eager to be acquainted with Thailand hazardous chemicals management.