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  • Taiwan EPA Publishes White Paper 2011

      31 Dec 2011   

    Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration under Executive Yuan published on 12 December its 2011 annual Environmental White Paper with a section elaborating on Taiwan's toxic chemicals management. The 2011 White Paper consists of three...

  • SAWS Compiles Draft Documents for Major Hazard Installations

      26 Dec 2011   

    The Chinese State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) has compiled and revised six documents related to the registration of major hazard installations in China.

  • SAWS Consults on Nine Application Documents for HC Permit

      26 Dec 2011   

    The Chinese State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) has revised on 23 December nine application documents related to China Hazardous Chemicals Safe Production Permit. The SAWS invites authorities of work safety at each province level to make comments on the...

  • MEP Publishes 3rd Batch of China REACH SR Records

      20 Dec 2011   

    The status of scientific research record (SR) under China New Chemical Substance Notification (China REACH) from July to September 2011 has been published on 19 December 2011 on the website of Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP SR announcement no 3...

  • China Hazardous Chemicals Legislation Coming Today

      1 Dec 2011   

    Several landmark regulations regarding the management of hazardous chemicals (HC) based on China GHS principle will officially enter into force at the beginning of December 2011, encompassing most of the HC markets in China, including manufacture/production,...

  • SAWS Urges Registration for Companies of Priority HC

      28 Nov 2011   

    On 15 November, the Chinese State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) has issued a notice urging the nationwide registration for companies of hazardous chemicals of priority management. SAWS states it will strive to realize a 100% registration rate...

  • MEP Calls an Urgent Halt to IECSC Supplementation

      26 Nov 2011   

    Since 18 November 2011, China's MEP has Stopped Processing IECSC Applications; simplified or regular notifications compulsory now for "old" substances

  • Shanghai Strengthening China GHS Implementation

      21 Nov 2011   

    Shanghai has been strengthening implementation of China GHS since autumn 2011 and companies engaged in trans-national trading of hazardous chemicals are reminded of the differences between labels for dangerous goods on water transport...

  • China SAWS Survey on Safety Status of Urban HC Companies

      10 Nov 2011   

    A survey on the safe production status of hazardous chemicals companies is soon to be carried out in China's urban areas, as the Chinese State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) released a notice calling for further implementation of the country’s ‘12th Five-Year...

  • China New HJ Standards Coming into Effect as of November

      1 Nov 2011   

    Five national environmental protection standards have come into effect as of 1 November, 2011, concerning environmental monitoring management and the determination methods of atmospheric particles, volatile halogenated compounds and...


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