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  • Thailand Specifies the Notification and Licensing of Hazardous Substances Transit

      19 Jan 2020   Horace Wang

    Takehome: The detailed notification and licensing process of hazardous substances transit are stipulated in the DIW Notice, as well as supplemented provisions for applicants. The Notice also provides the standard formats of...
  • Thailand Consults on the Latest Revision of the Hazardous Substances List

      5 Nov 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: Thailand DOA releases a new revision to the Hazardous Substance List and is seeking feedback from the public. Future use of Glyphosate, Chlorpyrifos, Paraquat, and their derivatives will be prohibited if the draft version...
  • Brief on Recent Developments in Thailand’s Hazardous Substance Act

      14 Oct 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: The 4th version of the Thailand Hazardous Substance Act will enter into effect on 27th October 2019. In the revised Act, the definition of “transit” is separated from “import”. Redundant/superfluous...
  • Thailand Issues the List of Hazardous Substances (No.5)

      9 Oct 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: Thailand has approved the List of Hazardous Substances No.5, the amendment involves Annex 4.1, 4.2 and 5.1. The information of five substances is modified and thirteen substances are added into the...
  • Thailand’s Revised Hazardous Substance Act Will be Implemented on Oct 27th 2019

      20 Jun 2019   Nadine He

    Thailand’s Hazardous Substance Act has been revised three times since it was first issued in 1992. The latest Amendment of the Hazardous Substance Act was published in the Thai Government Gazette on Apr 30th, 2019 as B.E. 2562 (2019)....
  • Thailand Port Explosion Caused by Undeclared Dangerous Cargo

      31 May 2019   Nora Wang

    A container ship berthed at Thailand’s Laem Chabang port was decimated by a fire and explosion on May 25, 2019, leaving 25 people injured and as many as 130 hospitalized. According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) under the...
  • Thailand Consults on Updated Hazardous Chemicals List

      15 Mar 2019   Nadine He

    On 11 Mar, Thailand’s Department of Industrial Works (DIW) issued a notice (B.E.2562), consulting on a proposal to make some changes to the List of Hazardous Substances under the Hazardous Substances Control Act (HSCA). The proposed changes are as follows,...
  • Thailand Consults on Revisions to Hazardous Substances Act

      12 Dec 2018   Matt Lyu

    On Dec 4th, 2018, Thailand Hazardous Substances Management Division under the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) opened the draft revisions to the Hazardous Substances Act to public consultation. The consultation period will end on Dec 14th, 2018.
  • Thailand Customs Inspection Authority to Issue Notes for New Type 3 Chemicals

      31 Jan 2018   Matt Lyu

    DIW clarified some confusions that enterprises encountered during the import and export of the 23 types of hazardous chemicals newly added in the List of Hazardous Chemicals.
  • Thailand Published 4th Edition of List of Hazardous Chemicals

      17 Jan 2018   Matt Lyu

    On Jan 11th, 2018, Thailand Ministry of Industry (MOI) issued a government gazette detailing changes to the List of Hazardous Substances under the Hazardous Substances Control Act (HSCA). This is the 3rd time that MOI issued an official gazette to revise...


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