- On Jul 24, Singapore National Environment Agency (NEA) announced the introduction of additional fuel quality parameters to further regulate the scope of additives permitted for use in petrol and diesel. New requirements will
- Singapore's NEA proposes to control 18 types of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) as hazardous substances under the second schedule of EPMA . The new amendments will be gazetted by 1 June 2018, and will enter into force on 1 January 2019.
- The National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore has notified the WTO TBT Committee of its intention to control short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) as Hazardous Substances (HS). It will come into force in June 2018.
- The law of Workplace Safety and Health (Amendment) Act 2017 (WHS act) in Singapore was passed by Parliament on 6 November 2017 and assented to by the President on 7 December 2017.
- The Workplace Safety and Health (Major Hazard Installations) Regulations 2017 introduced by Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) took effect requiring a series of compliance duties on Major
- Singapore’s taskforce on GHS implementation has approved a one year grace period for general mixtures users.
- Singapore’s taskforce on GHS implementation will discuss with industry the feasibility of implementing a grace period of one year before GHS implementation becomes mandatory.
- On March 7th 2014, Standard SS 586: 2014 “Specification for hazard communication for hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods” was approved by the Singapore Chemical Standards Committee and took effect thereafter.
Globally Harmonised System (GHS) for Hazard Classification and Labelling – Potential Misconceptions and Challenges AheadChemicals can pose a risk to human health and the environment during the various steps from their production to their handling, transport and use. Due to the extensive global trade in chemicals and the