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  • China MEP promulgated Order 22 "Measures for the Environmental Management of Hazardous Chemical Registration (Trial)"

      17 Oct 2012   

    On October 10th, 2012, Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection(MEP) has promulgated the MEP Order No 22, “Measures for the Environmental Management of Hazardous Chemical Registration (Trial)”, which will take effect on March, 1st, 2013....

  • National Standard of ‘Gobiocypris Rarus- Fish Acute Toxicity Test’ to Be Published

      17 Oct 2012   Nadine He

    A Chinese national standard (coded as 20100319-T-469) concerning fish acute toxicity has passed the technical validation in Beijing in September of this year and shall be published soon. This recommended standard specifies Gobiocypris rarus as the eco-toxicity test material...
  • SAWS Seeks Public Comment on Occupational Health Safety Permit Regulation for Toxic Substances Users

      8 Oct 2012   

    On September 29th, 2012, the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) has published on its website the “Interim Measures for the administration of occupational health safety permit for employers using toxic products” for public comments.

  • A "Guidance-like" Document to Clarify the Hazardous Chemicals Registration

      29 Sep 2012   Olivia Sun

    The legislation updating the hazardous chemical registration system in China, titled as “Measures for the Ad
  • New Chemical Substances once Exempted need to Complete Re-notification under the 2010 version

      29 Sep 2012   Nadine He

    The 2003 version of the Measures for the Administration of New Chemical Substances(SEPA Order 17) has been replaced
  • SAWS Built Template Documents For Safety Review on HC Constructing Projects

      28 Sep 2012   

    On September 20th, 2012, the State Administration of Work Safety noticed to its provincial subsidiaries and HC relevant companies that it has drawn up series of documents templates for safety review on hazardous chemical relevant constructions. 10 types...

  • Almost 40% Companies in Taiwan failed the Labelling and Hazard Communication Inspection

      20 Sep 2012   Nadine He

    Ended on 31 August, 39.3 percent of the 2126 Companies inspected by Taiwan’s Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) have been found in violation of labelling and communication measures of hazardous substances. The unqualified companies are ordered to conduct rectification within a deadline, if...
  • O-chlorophenyl Cyclopentanone be Controlled as Precursor Chemical in China

      20 Sep 2012   

    Chinese Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Health, General Administration of Customs and the State Administration of Work Safety have jointly issued an announcement on September 17, announced that the State Council...

  • China to Issue Certificates for 10 New Chemical Substance Notification

      19 Sep 2012   Nadine He

    China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has published 10 new chemical substances registered through regular notification under China New Chemical Substance Notification (China REACH) for public consultation. If no dissenting opinion is raised until 19...
  • Taiwan CLA Concludes the Supplementary Existing Chemical Substance Nomination on August 31st

      19 Sep 2012   Nadine He

    During the SECN period of 1 June to 31 August 2012, Taiwan CLA has received supplementary nominations for over 2,000 substances submitted by over 400 manufacturers.


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