Thailand Issues the 3rd Draft of the Chemical Substance Act
The number of articles of the Act has increased from 100 to 108, provisions on exemption conditions and management on special chemical substances are added, and specifications on chemical substances assessment and legal responsibilities are detailed. The rights and responsibilities of relevant administrations are further clarified, and transitional provisions for materials that are not chemical substances are specified as well.
China to Strengthen Identification of Hazardous Waste
Identification of hazardous waste is crucial to the follow-up management, utilization, disposal and treatment. The identification shall be conducted referring to the Identification Standards for Hazardous Waste (GB 5085.1~7) as well as the Technical Specifications on Identification for Hazardous Waste (HJ 298-2019).