- EPA announced the implementation of the ban on asbestos in brake pads from 1 Jan 2018. Only enterprise which obtained a license before the announcement can manufacture brake pads using asbestos until that license is
- Taiwan’s Executive Yuan approved the bill for revision of the Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act on 9 November. The revised Act is renamed the Toxic and Chemical Substances of Concern Control Act, which entails a broader control over chemicals. The next
- During REACH4H’s annual regulatory conference (CRAC 2017 on Nov 1st), Ms. Ya-Hui Ni, the vice president of ERI, examined the current regulatory landscape and introduced the proposed revision of the chemical registration regulation.
- On 26 Sep 2017 Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) announced 13 substances as Class 4 toxic chemical substances. The recent occurrence of food safety incidents involving the illegal use of these chemical
- Taiwan EPA issued on 14 Sep 2017 a proposed revision to the Regulation of New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration. The draft proposal will be open to a 60-day public consultation.
- Takehome: The first batch of 122 PECs subject to standard registration has been drafted. Companies are allowed to choose joint or individual registration based on their business interests. Testing endpoints can be
- Taiwan EPA is to revise the Regulation of New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration (EPA’s regulation). The draft amendments were introduced by Taiwan EPA at a seminar held in Taipei on 18 Jul 2017, including some
- Taiwan EPA makes public the information regarding registered chemical substances on the online search platform. Updated on 1 Jun 2017, the database now includes 1,353 new chemical registrations and 177,134 existing chemical
Taiwan to Release Priority Existing Chemical Substances Subject to Standard Registration under TCSCATakehome: Taiwan EPA will release three batches of priority existing chemical substances (PECs) subject to standard registration under Taiwan TCSCA. Corresponding registration timeline has been set. The first batch
- Taiwan is to revise the Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act. A draft proposal has been issued for public comments until 16 June. Major updates will be made to expand control over chemical substances which may cause environment pollution or affect
- Taiwan’s new chemical registration system has been implemented since the end of 2014. Some registrations completed as “simplified registration” and “small quantity registration” has already expired. Registrants are urged to
- The "Organic Act for Toxic and Chemical Substances Bureau, Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan" passed its third reading in Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan on 9 Dec 2016. According to the Act Taiwan will
- Taiwan is to establish the Bureau of Toxics and Chemical Substances under the Taiwan EPA by the end of 2016. This Bureau will be staffed by 95 employees. In the future the development and implementation of new rules,
- Taiwan’s new chemical registration system has been implemented for more than one and a half years. So far companies have completed more than 1,200 new substance registrations, of which over 500 are for polymer of low
- It has been one year since Taiwan’s Existing Chemical Substance Inventory (TCSI) was last updated in Sep 2015. The authority recently launched a survey on the substances already listed on the TCSI to correct their chemical
- Taiwan EPA makes public the information regarding chemical substances registered without application for CBI protection on the online search platform. Updated on 12 Aug 2016, the database now includes 156 new