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  • MIIT Promotes ADC Vesicant Cleaner Production Technology

      21 Nov 2012   Yvonne Huang

    The “Implementation of Azodicarbonamide (ADC) Vesicant Cleaner Production Technology” drafted by the China’s MIIT is open for public consultation till 27th November. The draft was made in accordance with the “Implementation of
  • Taiwan OSHA Passed by Executive Yuan

      20 Nov 2012   Nadine He

    The Executive Yuan passed the draft amendment of the Labor Safety and Health Act on 15 November, which is renamed as the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and shall be sent to the Legislative Yuan for deliberation.
  • Charge to be Raised for New Chemical Substance Inquiry Service

      19 Nov 2012   Nadine He

    Chemical Registration Center of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (CRC-MEP) has offered the inquiry service of new chemical substances for clients since October 15, 2003, when SEPA Order 17 (known as the old version of China
  • China Generates List of Substitutes to Toxic and Hazardous Substances

      16 Nov 2012   

    On November, 13th, 2012, the China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has started collecting public comments for the “Catalogue of Encouraged Substitutes to Toxic and Hazardous Raw Materials (2012)”.
  • CRC-MEP Updated FAQs on China NCSN

      14 Nov 2012   Nadine He

    The CRC-MEP has updated on 8 Nov 2012 the FAQs concerning the China New Chemical Substance Notification(NCSN), which includes 103 the most-frequently-asked questions submitted by notifiers to the Chemical Registration Center of the
  • China MOFCOM Activates Preliminary Antidumping Act on EU Imported TDI

      14 Nov 2012   Yvonne Huang

    According to the announcement made by the China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on 13rd November, a provisional antidumping act regarding the EU imported Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) became effective immediately. The EU imported
  • Taiwan Executive Yuan Passed the Amended Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act

      12 Nov 2012   Echo Cao

    On November 1, the Executive Yuan has passed the amended Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act (TCSCA) and handed it to Legislative Yuan for final approval. We can expect its official publication at the end of this year
  • Taiwan’s Indoor Air Quality Regulation Entering into Force

      12 Nov 2012   Yvonne Huang

    Taiwan’s Measures for the Administration of Indoor Air Quality (MAIAQ) established by the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) will be effective on 23rd November.  EPA has released the draft of Indoor Air Quality
  • Taiwan Confirms to Update Inventory in December

      12 Nov 2012   Yvonne Huang

    According to the Taiwan’s Council of Labour Affairs (CLA), the revised Existing Chemical Substance Inventory (ECSI) will be available in mid-December.  The revised draft inventory will be released on
  • Taiwan Revises Method of Test for Food Contactant

      8 Nov 2012   Yvonne Huang

    Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released  the revised  testing methods of formaldehyde-melamine used in plastic food utensils, containers and packages on 30 October, which  are taking effect on the same day.
  • Chinese Official Clarifies Must-Know Issues on MEP Order 22

      6 Nov 2012   Nadine He

    The Measures for the Environmental Management of Hazardous Chemical Registration (Trial), MEP Order 22, has been released on 10 Oct 2012 and shall come into effect since 1 Mar 2013. The Measures classifies
  • Korea REACH to be Issued

      2 Nov 2012   Nadine He

    Speaking at the Open Seminar on Chemicals Management Policies among China, Japan and Korea, in Hangzhou of China in 31 Oct 2012, Mr. Pilje Kim confirmed that the South Korea’s proposed Act on Registration and
  • Taiwan's Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act is Under Revision

      1 Nov 2012   Nadine He

    Taiwan's Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act (TCSCA) is under amendment, in which the management of toxic substances of Class 4 is tightened and a mandatory registration requirement for priority substances is ordered.
  • Beijing Temporary Controls HC transports to Cater the 18th Party Congress

      31 Oct 2012   

    Beijing Public Security Bureau has published a notice of traffic control on hazardous chemicals, which will take effect during the 18th Nation Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
  • MEP to Start National Investigation on Environmental Impact of Chemicals Production

      25 Oct 2012   Nadine He

    The Ministry of Environmental Protection(MEP) plans to carry out a national investigation over the current environmental situations of chemicals production, which lays foundation for establishing a long-effect mechanism of
  • SAWS Issued 21 Type A Qualification Certification to Safety Evaluating Agencies

      23 Oct 2012   

    China State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) issued the Type A qualification certification to 21 safety evaluating agencies on Oct 15th.


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