- 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.
- Taiwan’s chemical substance supplementation program ended on 31 Mar 2015. All application dossiers will be preliminarily reviewed by the end of April and further reviewed in May. It is expected that the Taiwan Existing
- Whether a substance is new or existing is critical in undertaking chemical registration in Taiwan. All new chemical substances should be registered immediately. For most existing chemical, Phase I registration (only basic
- The revised version of both the Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act (TCSCA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) were fully enacted on 11 Dec 2014 and 1 Jan 2015 respectively. As a result of the revisions to
Taiwan Publishes Official English Version of Regulation of New and Existing Chemical Substance RegistrationAn official English translation of the Regulation of New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration (hereafter referred to as the Regulation), a subordinate regulation under the revised Toxic Chemical Substances Control
Single Registration System to be Established for Taiwan New Chemical Substance Registration under TCSCA and OSHAFor Taiwan new chemical substance registration, separate regulations under TCSCA and OSHA should be complied with. To facilitate the implementation of new chemical registration in Taiwan and reduce regulatory compliance
- Taiwan's chemical registration regulations namely “The Regulation on Registration of New and Existing Chemical Substances” under TCSCA and “The Regulation of New Chemical Substances Registration” under OHSA only authorize
- When the revised Toxic Chemical substances Control Act (TCSCA) comes into force, chemicals manufactured or imported to the Taiwanese market before 11 Dec 2014 will be eligible for inclusion into The Taiwan Existing
- Taiwan requires administrative fees for new and existing chemical registration. The fees for dossier review, registration certificate extension & modification, etc. are specified in the “Standard on Toxic Chemical