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  • 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...
  • Thailand: 23 Type 3 Chemicals Added to List of Hazardous Chemicals

      27 Dec 2017   Matt Lyu

    On Dec 15 2017, Thailand Department of Industrial Works (DIW) under the Ministry of Industry (MOI) published an amendment to the List of Hazardous Chemicals under the Hazardous Substances Control Act.
  • Thailand: Still in “Early Stage” of Existing Chemicals Regulation

      6 Nov 2017   Matt Lyu

    At REACH24H’s CRAC 2017, the Director of Hazardous Substances Control Bureau under DIW, Ms. Somsri Suwanjaras gave a brief introduction to the chemical management framework in Thailand (Hazardous Substances Act) and revealed some information on the progress of the...
  • Thailand Made 2 Changes to Hazardous Substances List

      10 Oct 2017   Matt Lyu

    Thailand government issued a gazette and outlined 2 minor changes to the List of Hazardous Substances.
  • Thailand Revises List of Hazardous Chemicals

      16 Aug 2017   Matt Lyu

    Thailand Department of Industrial Works (DIW) submitted a notification on Aug 10th 2017 to WTO on some changes to the List of Hazardous Chemicals under Thailand’s main chemical regulation, the Hazardous Substances Control Act (HSCA).


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