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EPA released the revised Permit Registration and Approval Regulations for Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances and repealed the Approval Regulations for Class 4 Toxic Chemical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: Based on the approved amendment to the Annex on Chemicals of Chemical Weapons Convention, China proposed to add 4 categories of chemicals to the List of Monitored Chemicals.
- 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.
- Takehome: 47 new chemical substances were added to the IECSC. There is no tonnage limit after they are listed as existing chemicals in the IECSC. 47 new chemical substances were added to China’s Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (IECSC) on January 3,
- Takehome: A new draft revision of the Inventory of Hazardous Wastes was published for public comments. More exemptions were drafted. Three months after China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) released the last draft revision of the Inventory of
- Takehome: China published the 2020 version of the Inventory of Severely Restricted Toxic Chemicals to exercise restrictive measures targeting specified chemicals.
MEM Officially Issues the Guideline for Hazchem Enterprises on Emergency Preparations for Production Safety AccidentsTakehome: The Guideline introduces the fourteen essential factors in the emergency preparation and provides a worksheet containing the specifics of these factors as annex for reference. The emergency management
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
- On Dec 9th, 2019, China’s Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Center (SCC under the Ministry of Ecology and Environment) issued a notice reminding simplified and regular notification certificate holders to submit annual
- Takehome: Eight new substances were listed as toxic chemical substances after hazard evaluation under K-REACH. They are still considered new chemical substances in South Korea and require new chemical registration other
- Takehome： The South Korea approval document on the Minamata Convention was completed and submitted to the United Nations on 22nd November. The requirements in the approval document are scheduled to enter into effect 90
- Takehome: South Korea proposed revisions to the testing and safety management of household chemical products. So far, K-BPR regulates 13 categories covering 35 kinds of household chemical products. In addition to
- Yesterday, two eye-catching public announcements were published on China MEE’s website, stating that three Chinese companies were fined for violations of the new chemical notification obligations. They have manufactured new
- Takehome: Shanghai has expanded both the scope of industries subject to air pollutant management measures and increased the stringency of requirements beyond the mandatory stipulations
- Takehome: The Philippines issued a CCO on arsenic and its compounds. Registration with DENR-EMB and obtaining importation clearance is required for arsenic and its compounds
- Takehome: The UN38.3 Test Summary for lithium batteries is required to be provided by manufacturers or retailers from 1st January 2020. Based on the actual implementation, suggestions were made to the relevant