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Taiwan Issues Guidance on Chemical Substances Hazard and Exposure Assessment On March 24, 2023, the Toxic and Chemical Substances Bureau (TCSB) under Taiwan EPA released the Guidance on Chemical Substances Hazard and Exposure Assessment (Ver.1) (hereinafter referred to as the Guidance) and a tool for chemical hazard assessment.
Global Chemical Regulation Highlights | March 2023 In March of 2023, China issued draft amendments to ‘GB 6944 Classification and code of dangerous goods’ and ‘GB 12268 List of dangerous goods’ for public consultation. South Korea published a notice to urge enterprises handling Group B biocidal active substances to speed up dossier preparation and submission for approval under K-BPR. Two batches of 1,469 hazardous substances are proposed to mandate SDS and labelling requirements under Japan ISHL. Thailand imposed a destruction order on PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds. Australia restricted the introduction or use of two POPs.
Inventory Updates | Australia Adds One Industrial Chemical to AIIC (Updated on March 30, 2023) Chemical substances that are listed in the AIIC can be introduced by any registered introducers (importers or manufacturers).
Expert Focus | New Trends in Hazardous Chemical Management in China At the seminar held on 23 March 2023 in Shanghai, Mr. Chen Jun, an official from the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM), shared the latest information on China’s hazardous chemical (Hazchem) management, focusing on the Hazchem registration system and Hazchem QR code application.
South Korea to Incorporate New Toxic Substance Rules into K-REACH and K-CCA South Korea's MoE plans to revise K-REACH, K-CCA and relevant supporting regulations by the end of August 2023 to incorporate new rules for toxic substance designation and management.
Thailand Imposes Destruction Order on PFOA and Its Related Substances On February 28, 2023, Thailand's DIW issued an order in the Royal Gazette regarding the destruction of 8 PFOA-related substances (when they are classified as Type 4 hazardous substances).
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ChemCon The America 2023 Hotel Nikko San Francisco 222 Mason Street San Francisco, CA 94102, US
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Atlantic Basin Conference on Chemistry Mövenpick Mansour Eddahbi & Palais des Congrès Marrakech Avenue Mohammed Bi Hivernage 40000, MARRAKECH, Morocco