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China State Council Issues Notice on the Establishment of New Institutions

May 2, 2018

The China State Council's institutional reform plan has been approved by the 13th National People's Congress. On March 24, 2018, the State Council published the...

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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CPSC Issues Draft Guidance on Application of Human Factors to Consumer Products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As published last month in the Federal Register, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a draft guidance document on the application of human...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

The use of prescribed concentration ranges has officially been adopted to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), as published in Part II of the Canada Gazette...

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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs): A Brief Regulatory Overview

April 20, 2018

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are chemicals that vaporize (become a gas) at room temperature, and are the leading cause of ground-level air pollution (also known...

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D4 and D5 Restricted in Wash-Off Personal Care Products

April 18, 2018

Under Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/35, D4 and D5 can no longer be placed on the market in wash-off cosmetic products after January 31st 2020.

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Philippines Publishes Draft Policy on Cyanide Requirements

April 16, 2018

UPDATE: The Philippines Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) has issued a draft policy on requirements and procedures for Cyanide and Cyanide compounds.

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

April 12, 2018

UBA proposed criteria and an assessment procedure to identify PMT and vPvM substances that pose a hazard to the sources of drinking water, and invited...

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Taiwan Proposes Amendment on Regulated Toxic Chemical Substances and Their Handling

April 3, 2018

Read about Taiwan's recent chemical regulations amendments that aim to improve food safety control and reduce public food safety risks.

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Taiwan MOL Revises Standards of Permissible Exposure Limits of Airborne Hazardous Substances

April 3, 2018

Read about Taiwan's amendment to the Standards of Permissible Exposure Limits of Airborne Hazardous Substances in the Workplace here.

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OSHA and NIOSH Publish Bulletin on Chemically-Induced Hearing Loss

April 3, 2018

OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health have issued a safety bulletin regarding hearing loss.

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Taiwan Revises Regulations for Alarm and Response Equipment

April 3, 2018

Taiwan has finalized regulations for response and alarm equipment, implementing hazardous substance safety precautions and warnings.

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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

Japan published an amendment to the Cabinet Order of the Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) by Cabinet Order No. 35. Two new chemicals are designated...

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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

On February 9, 2018, Korea's Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL) proposed wide reform to the Industrial (or Occupational) Safety and Health Act (ISHA).  These...

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

February 28, 2018

On February 1st, 2018, representatives from UL Regulatory Assurance and Data Insights attended a workshop held by ECHA and the EC on the implementation of...

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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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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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Vietnam Publishes New Circular Regulating and Guiding the Implementation of the Chemical Law and Decree 113/2017/ND-CP 

January 17, 2018

by Thuy Dang  On December 28th, 2017, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) published Circular No. 32/2017/TT-BCT providing guidance on the Chemical Law (2007)...

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