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  • South Korea to Designate Eight New Toxic Chemical Substances

      23 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    Takehome: Eight new substances will be designated as toxic chemical substances after hazard evaluation under K-REACH. Mandatory classification and labelling elements of the eight toxic substances are proposed for...
  • China Releases JT/T 617 Series Regulations

      22 Nov 2018   lynn liang

    On Nov 21st, China MOT releases JT/T 617 series on official website. JT/T 617, Regulations concerning road transportation of dangerous goods...
  • Taiwan to Adopt OR Discussed During Chemcon

      22 Nov 2018   lynn liang

    Taiwan has a self-governed chemical management system with a distinct legislative and regulatory framework. During ChemCon Europe2018 in Budapest, Dr. Jowitt Li from SAHTECH overviewed Taiwan’s chemical administration and legal framework and also discussed the...
  • Korea to Require Registration on Designated Low Volume Substances

      22 Nov 2018   lynn liang

    The revised K-REACH will come into force on Jan 1st, 2019. During ChemCon Europe 2018 (Nov 12th to Nov 16th) held in Budapest, Jonghee Koh from The Korea Ministry of Environment underscored two important updates to be promulgated in Dec. Ms. Koh also offered...
  • Suppression of Information on Fujian Chemical Spill Enrages Chinese Netizens

      22 Nov 2018   lynn liang

    On Nov, 4th, a chemical leak of 6.97 metric tons of C9 happened in Quangang in Fujian Province in East China. The spill garnered significant attention amongst Chinese netizens not for the inherent dangers posed by C9, but rather for by the bizarre attempt to suppress...
  • South Korea Outlines Supporting Regulations to K-REACH

      19 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    The revised Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances (K-REACH) was promulgated as Law No.15844 on Oct 16th, 2018 (CL news...
  • China Consults on New Chemical Regular Notifications to Be Approved

      14 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    On 12 Nov 2018, China MEE issued the 10th batch of China new chemical substance notifications (China NCSN, a.k.a China REACH) to be approved in 2018 for public consultation. The...
  • 15 Substances Appended to South Korea’s GHS Classification List

      13 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    On Nov 5th, 2018, South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced by
  • Taiwan to Tighten Management on Three POPs

      12 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    Takehome: Three POPs will be subject to tightened regulation under Taiwan’s Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act. Taiwan’s Toxic Chemical Substance List will be updated accordingly. ...
  • China Consults on Administration of Pollutants Emission Permit Regulations

      12 Nov 2018   lynn liang

    On Nov 5th, 2018, MEE published the draft Regulations on Administration of Pollutants Emission Permit (hereinafter “the Regulation”) (...

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