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SafeCom 2018 Dates Announced

UL SafeCom is the only chemical regulatory conference of its kind – hosted by UL, the independent safety science company…

UL Regulatory Assurance and Data Insights Representatives Attend ECHA Workshop on Implementation of Annex VIII to CLP

by Ancuta Rusu, PhD On February 1st, 2018, representatives from UL Regulatory Assurance and Data Insights attended a workshop held…

UL ChemADVISOR's Caroline Miller Participates in High School Safety Program

Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP recently participated in the Syracuse Institute of Technology P-TECH program on “Procedures and Safety in the…

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Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Mexico GHS Implementation

What is the webinar about? Recent changes in the culture of environmental regulation, as well as changes in the commercialization…

Los 5 Puntos más Importantes que Debes Saber Sobre la Implementación de GHS en México

Recientes cambios en la cultura de regulación ambiental al igual que cambios en la comercialización de productos químicos en México…

Chemicals Banned or Restricted for Use in Cosmetics Under EU Law

What is the webinar about? Suppliers (manufacturers/importers/exporters) that place cosmetic products on the EU market are required to comply with…
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Vietnamese Ministry of Health’s Circular on Labeling of Medicines to Come Into Force Next Month

May 16, 2018

by Thuy Dang Earlier this year, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health (MOH) published Circular No. 01/2018/TT-BYT on the labeling of medicines, medicinal ingredients and instructions...

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ECHA Publishes Draft Guidance on Annex VIII to CLP

May 16, 2018

by Ancuta Rusu, PhD Earlier this year, ECHA published the formal Partner Expert Group (PEG) consultation on the draft guidance on Annex VIII to CLP, an...

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Taiwan Drafts Amendment on Regulations for the Labelling and Hazard Communication of Hazardous Chemicals

May 15, 2018

by Shanice Chia On March 29, 2018, the Taiwan Ministry of Labor (MOL) published a notice on the draft amendment on Regulations for the Labelling...

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EPA Releases Updated TSCA Inventory

May 15, 2018

By John J. Kowalski, CHMM Background Under Section 8(b) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required to designate...

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EU Publishes 11th ATP to the CLP Regulation

May 8, 2018

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP On May 4th 2018, the 11th Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress (ATP) to the CLP Regulation was published in the Official...

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China State Council Issues Notice on the Establishment of New Institutions

May 2, 2018

by Lily Hou, PhD, CHMM The China State Council’s institutional reform plan has been approved by the 13th National People’s Congress. On March 24, 2018,...

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CPSC Issues Supplemental Guidance on Labeling Paint Strippers Containing Methylene Chloride

May 1, 2018

As published in the Federal Register at the end of March, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a supplemental guidance for warning of...

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CPSC Issues Draft Guidance on Application of Human Factors to Consumer Products

April 23, 2018

As published last month in the Federal Register, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a draft guidance document on the application of human...

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Health Canada Publishes Official Amendments to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR)

April 20, 2018

by Alexis Sumner, Hazard Communication Specialist. The use of prescribed concentration ranges has officially been adopted to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), as published in...

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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs): A Brief Regulatory Overview

April 20, 2018

What are Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)? Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are chemicals that vaporize (become a gas) at room temperature, and are the leading cause...

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D4 and D5 Restricted in Wash-Off Personal Care Products

April 18, 2018

Earlier this year, both Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) and Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) were added to ECHA’s restricted substances list, contained in Annex XVII of REACH. Under Commission Regulation...

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German Environment Agency Proposes PMT And vPvM Criteria Under REACH And CLP

April 12, 2018

Last month, the German Environment Agency (UBA) and the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) hosted a workshop on “PMT and vPvM substances under REACH” in Berlin,...

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U.S. EPA Proposes New TSCA User Fees

March 8, 2018

by John J. Kowalski, CHMM Section 26(b) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended, provides the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) with authority...

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Japan Designates Two New Chemicals as Class I Specified Substances under the CSCL

March 7, 2018

by Xunyao Fu, PhD. On February 21, 2018, Japan published an amendment to the Cabinet Order of the Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) by Cabinet...

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Issues Direct Final Rule to Correct Animal Testing Regulations

March 6, 2018

by Jennifer Haggerty As published in the February 27, 2018 Federal Register, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a direct final rule regarding...

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Korea’s MOEL Proposed New Review Process for Disclosed Substance Information on SDSs

March 5, 2018

by June Kang On February 9, 2018, Korea’s Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL) proposed wide reform to the Industrial (or Occupational) Safety and Health...

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U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Alert: Expiration of Reporting Deadline

March 2, 2018

by Stacie Abraham The deadline for manufacturers and importers to notify chemical substances as active under the TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Reporting Requirements Rule expired...

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TSCA Inventory Notification Reporting Deadline Has Expired

March 2, 2018

The deadline for manufacturers and importers to notify chemical substances as active under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Reporting Requirements Rule has...

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France sets 01 January 2018 as poison centre notification deadline for businesses without RGS** certificate

February 27, 2018

01 March 2018 – This text has been amended to reflect that the deadline for submission without an RGS** certificate was the first 01 January...

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ECHA Recommends Seven New Substances For REACH Authorisation List

February 15, 2018

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has this month recommended seven Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) to be added to the REACH Authorisation List. The seven substances –...

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U.S. EPA Releases Annual Plan for Risk Evaluations

February 12, 2018

by John J. Kowalski, CHMM  Under Section 26(n) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) must publish an annual...

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Seven New Substances Added To REACH Candidate List

February 8, 2018

ECHA has recently added seven new substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to the REACH Candidate List, bringing the total number of substances included on...

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U.S. FDA Bans Use Of Triclosan In Health Care Antiseptics

February 1, 2018

At the end of last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned 24 ingredients commonly used in over-the-counter (OTC) topical antiseptics. These active...

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WHO Publishes Guidelines to Protect Workers from Nanomaterials

January 18, 2018

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP  In December 2017, the World Health Organization published guidelines to protect workers from manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs).  The WHO Guidelines on Protecting ...

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