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South Korea Proposes to Add Ten Substances to the Authorization List South Korea is now consulting on adding ten substances to the Authorization List. The consultation will end by January 20, 2022. Once on the list, companies will need to obtain authorization before the “sunset date” to continue manufacturing, importing or using them.
China Updates the Catalogue of Dual-Use Items and Technologies Subject to Import and Export License Administration On December 31, 2021, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce and the General Administration of Customs issued the updated Catalogue of Dual-Use Items and Technologies Subject to Import and Export License Administration,which has come into force on January 1, 2022, and the 2020 version was repealed at the same time.
New Hazchem Registration Online System to be Implemented Nationwide in 2022 On January 5, 2022, the Work Safety Committee of the State Council issued the National Plan for Centralized Management of Safety Risks of Hazardous Chemicals. The plan proposes to enhance the digital and intelligent management of hazardous chemicals.
China Enhances Law Enforcement to Fight against Environmental Pollution On January 10, 2021, Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) issued the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for Construction of Integrated Administrative Law Enforcement Teams for Ecological and Environmental Protection, which is the support document in the nationwide battle to prevent and control pollution.
Japan Updates the Positive List of FCM On December 24, 2021, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) of Japan released the revision of the FCM positive list, which applies to food contact utensils, containers and packaging made of synthetic resin. The latest version of the positive list adds 125 new substances that can be safely used in food contact materials.
Japan Consults on Adding 234 Substances for Mandatory SDS and Labeling Requirements under ISHL (Updated on January 4, 2021) On December 16, 2021, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) consulted to add 234 substances to Schedule 9 of the Enforcement Order of ISHL, with corresponding content thresholds for providing SDS and labels in Schedule 2 of Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health.
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ICIF 2022 Shanghai New International Expo Centre(SNIEC), Shanghai, China
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