Taiwan Updates Guidance on Scientific Research and Development and Product and Process Orientated Research and DevelopmentOn 2 Aug 2016, Taiwan issued the 3rd version of Guidance on Scientific Research and Development (SR&D) and Product and Process Orientated Research and Development (PPORD).
- On 24 Jun 2016 Taiwan issued the 2nd version of Guidance on Chemical Commodity Importation Pre-Confirmation (CCIP).
Taiwan Consults on Draft Guidance on Hazard Assessment and Exposure Assessment for New Chemical SubstancesTaiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MoL) released on 31 May of 2016 the draft Guidance on Hazard Assessment and Exposure Assessment for New Chemical Substances. The draft guidance is currently available in Chinese (PDF Download) for
- According to Article 18 of the Regulation of New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration, all existing chemicals manufactured or imported over 0.1 ton per year are subject to Phase 1 of Taiwan’s existing chemical
- Taiwan issued on 27 Apr 2016 the FAQ document containing 16 frequently-asked questions collected from stakeholders for chemical importation management, namely the chemical commodity importation pre-confirmation (CCIP)
- Taiwan pre-registration of existing chemical substances finished at the end of March (CL news). As of April 1st, the late pre-registration of existing chemical substances has been open.
Taiwan Existing Chemical Pre-Registration Deadline Looms: Authority Urges Self Reporting of Registration StatusTaiwan’s pre-registration of existing chemical substances will end on the 31st of Mar 2016 (CL news). Although Taiwan EPA outlined a facility for late pre-registration of existing chemical substances, it should be noted that it is
- Taiwan’s new and existing chemical registration scheme entered into force at the end of 2014. After a careful review of the issues encountered after the first year of implementation, the major obstacle to smooth implementation is
- Taiwan launched Phase 1 registration for existing chemical substance manufactured or imported in amounts over 100kg/year on 1 Sep 2015. Pre-registration will end on 31 Mar 2016. Proof of payment proof should be submitted
- On 31 Dec 2015 Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) updated the toxic chemical substances list (TCSL). After the 7th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention, Taiwan added
- Taiwan has newly updated the offline new and existing chemical registration tool “CHEMIST” to version 3.1. Compared to its previous ver.3.0 issued in Oct 2015 (CL news) the main changes are summarized as below:
- Taiwan has issued an online platform for publication of the information regarding chemical substances registered without application for CBI protection. The layout of the platform is shown as below.
Taiwan Issues CHEMIST 3.0 to Facilitate Offline Preparation of Phase 1 Existing Chemical Registration DossiersOn 5 Oct 2015, Taiwan EPA issued the offline chemical registration tool, CHEMIST 3.0, which improves upon the previous version and fixes some key problems. The function for offline preparation of phase 1 existing chemical
- Taiwan issued the Guidance for New and Existing Chemical Substance Registration (Version 1) on 9 Sep 2015. In addition, a document containing 100 frequently-asked questions collected from potential registrants for new and
- Updated on 9 Sep 2015, Taiwan Existing Chemical Substance Inventory (TCSI) is now available on CSNN website, covering over 100,000 existing substances.
- According to the interpretation of the original Chinese regulation, a phase 1 registration No. should be obtained prior to the manufacture and import activities as of the 1st of Sep 2015.