Taiwan Releases the Permit Registration and Approval Regulations for Toxic and Concerned Chemical SubstancesTakehome: Taiwan EPA released the revised Permit Registration and Approval Regulations for Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances and repealed the Approval Regulations for Class 4 Toxic Chemical
- Takehome: Taiwan EPA published the new Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances Labelling and SDS Regulation. The revised Regulation will come into effect on January 16, 2020, the same implementation date as Taiwan TCCSCA.
Taiwan Publishes Revised Principles for Screening and Identification of Toxic Substances and Substances of ConcernOn December 23rd, 2019, Taiwan EPA announced the amendments of the Principles for Screening and Identification of Toxic Chemical Substances. The Principles were updated according to the new Toxic and Concerned Chemical
- Takehome: Taiwan issued a list containing 10 designated priority management chemicals that require submission of additional operational information from handling enterprises. The additional operational information shall be
- Takehome: Taiwan will incentivize the use of non-animal tests for new and existing chemical registration. Discounts on registration fee will be offered to promote use of non-animal testing. No changes to current legislation
- Takehome: 2020 is just around the corner and marks the beginning of the window for standard registration of PECs in Taiwan. The Guidance for Standard Registration of Priority Existing Chemicals was initially drafted in March
- Takehome: The limits of VOCs in coatings used for buildings and industrial maintenance are stipulated in the standard. The standard also offers criteria to categorize relevant coatings into 5 types. A 2-year grace period
- Takehome: Taiwan’s transportation management regulation for regulated toxic substances and chemicals of concern is under revision Taiwan EPA would align the regulation with the new TCCSCA, previously known as Taiwan TCSCA
- Takehome: Taiwan introduced the new Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances Control Act Enforcement Rules to align with Taiwan TCCSCA. The revised Enforcement Rules will come into effect on Jan 16th, 2020, the same
- Takehome: Purchasing data for use in Taiwan REACH or K-REACH registration from EU REACH data owners is hindered by communication difficulties and lack of cross regional data sharing standards. Big companies may decline joint registration in
- Takehome: Taiwan’s SIEF-like platform was released. Its functions are limited to finding co-registrants. Procedures for updating the volume of manufacture/importation submitted in phase 1 registration of existing chemicals haven’t been
- Takehome: Taiwan published 420 FAQs on its New and Existing Chemical Registration Regulation on Aug 28th, 2019. Companies need more guidance on what to do next, including seminars, FAQs, supporting documents, etc.
- Takehome: Three regulations for management of toxic chemicals and concerned chemicals in Taiwan were revised and issued for public consultation (ending Oct 7th). Approval management of Class 4 toxic
- Taiwan is to prohibit the manufacture, importation and export of a range of mercury-added products in accordance with the Minamata Convention on Mercury from Jan 1st, 2021.
- Takehome: Taiwan is to revise the Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act Enforcement Rules. A draft proposal has been issued for public comments until 15 June. Major updates will be made to align with the new Toxic and
- Takehome: Taiwan’s New and Existing Chemical Registration Regulation was revised. The revised regulation took effect immediately after promulgation, while the new requirements for annual reporting and the standard