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South Korea MoE Clarifies Additional Chemical Safety Management Program
Jun 17, 2019
On 20th May, the 2nd safety management committee held at the Oh Song office of Korea Environment Corporation, proposed an additional safety management program for existing hazardous chemical treatment equipment.
South Korea’s Inspection of Risk Management Plans Implementation under CCA
Jun 13, 2019
South Korea's Chemical Control Act (CCA) was enacted in 2015, which requests companies installing and operating handling facilities for hazardous chemicals to prepare off-site consequence analysis reports and risk management plans in order to take the highest precautions against chemical accidents.
South Korea CCA: Submitting an Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA)
Jun 06, 2019
As the maximum grace period will come to an end, industry has lots of concerns over Chemicals Control Act (CCA) implementation. Most concerns are about Off-Site Consequence Analyses, which is newly required to be submitted in CCA and is difficult for enterprises to prepare by themselves. This article will show you what the OCA is, the contents of OCA, and government's supporting on preparing OCA.
Objective and Guiding Principles of the Sound Management of Chemicals
May 31, 2019
Chemicals are a major part of our daily life. The use of chemicals in absence of sound management will pose significant risks to human health and the environment. This article reviews important concepts that are essential for understanding the mainstream approach to sound management of chemicals.
Chemical Businesses Caught In Crossfire of Escalating China-US Trade War
May 31, 2019
Chemical businesses in China and the US, along with dependent sectors downstream in the supply chain, are currently trapped in dire straits amid a protracted and worsening trade war between the two countries.
South Korea MoE Responds to Industry Concerns over CCA Implementation
May 24, 2019
Korea Economic Daily, a media outlet in South Korea reported that the chemical industry is facing difficulties revolving around compliance with the Chemical Control Act (CCA), as the maximum applicable 5-year grace period comes to an end.
K-REACH Only Representative Transfer Issues: Can I Change My OR?
Apr 24, 2019
The Act on Registration, Evaluation and etc. of Chemicals (a.k.a “K-REACH”) requires companies manufacturing or importing a substance in South Korea to register that substance.
An Overview of China’s 2019 Plan for EIA and Emission Management
Apr 04, 2019
Recently, the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) issued the 2019 Priorities in Environmental Impact Assessment and Emission Management, with aims to specify key tasks and requirements with regard to environmental impact assessment (EIA) and emission management and provide instructions for authorities at both central and local levels.
Key Takeaways for Taiwan Existing Chemical Registration
Mar 29, 2019
Taiwan’s New and Existing Chemical Registration Regulation was revised and promulgated on 11 March 2019.
China’s Chemical Supervision Scheme 2019: Hazardous Chemicals, Oil & Gas Pipelines, Fireworks & Firecrackers, and Non-pharmaceutical Precursor Chemicals of Drugs
Mar 15, 2019
China MEM released its 2019 scheme on chemical supervision and control. Six key missions are developed with aims to reduce the number of major accidents, improve the control and regulation of major risks, and enhance the safety management of hazardous chemicals.
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