• Exemption Criteria under China Road Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations - JT/T617-2018

      5 Dec 2018   lynn liang

    China’s new RTDG regulation JT/T617-2018 adds exemptions for dangerous goods transport in the general provision which will reduce the compliance obligations and financial burdens for relevant stakeholders. Although it doesn’t offer 10 categories’ of exemption in ADR it still offers the potential to reduce logistics costs for stakeholders. It is necessary for stakeholders to understand the...
  • Taiwan GHS: Revised Labeling and Hazard Communication Regulation Published

      15 Nov 2018   Nadine He

    Takehome: Taiwan MoEL revised the Regulation of Labeling and Hazard Communication of Hazardous Chemicals. Amendments were made to Article 4, Article 5, Article 13, Article 18, Article 18-1, Article 23, Attachment 1 and Attachment 4. On Nov 9th, Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MoL) published the ...
  • Chemical Management in Philippine

      7 Nov 2018   lynn liang

    RA 6969, known as the "Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990", is the key legislation on management of chemical substances and mixtures in Philippine published by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources  (DENR). In 1992, DENR further promulgated...
  • Philippine’s Pre-Manufacture and Pre-Importation Notification (PMPIN) of New Chemical Substances

      7 Nov 2018   lynn liang

    PMPIN, Pre-Manufacture and Pre-Importation Notification is a prerequisite for any chemicals entering the Philippine’s market (specific exemptions applicable). The main objective is to ensure that new chemicals that pose an unreasonable risk to human health...
  • Philippine Inventory of Chemical and Chemical Substance (PICCS)

      7 Nov 2018   lynn liang

    The Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS) is a list of all existing chemicals and chemical substances used, sold, distributed, imported, processed, manufactured, stored, exported, treated or transported in the Philippines.
  • K-REACH Pre-registration: Concise Overview of Critical Checkpoints

      31 Oct 2018   Nadine He

    The Act on Registration, Evaluation and etc. of Chemicals (a.k.a “K-REACH”) has been revised and will come into effect on 1 Jan 2019. The...