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
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Taiwan Consults on Draft Guidance on Hazard Assessment and Exposure Assessment for New Chemical SubstancesTaiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MoL) released on 31 May of 2016 the draft Guidance on Hazard Assessment and Exposure Assessment for New Chemical Substances.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