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Japan MHLW Discusses Revision to Regulations on Workplace Chemicals
May 26, 2021
On April 27, 2021, the Japanese Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare (MHLW) held an internal meeting, with an aim of discussing the regulations governing chemicals in workplaces.
Japan MHLW Passes Partial Revision to Enforcement Ordinance of CSCL, Exercising a Ban on PFOA
Apr 20, 2021
On April 16, 2021, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) passed a partial revision to the Enforcement Ordinance of the Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL).
Japan MHLW Adds 187 Existing Chemical Substances under ISHL
Mar 30, 2021
On March 26, 2021, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) published on the official gazette 187 chemical substances as existing chemical substances under the Industrial Safety and Health Law (ISHL).
Japan JCII Embarks upon FCM Product Registration Service Starting from Apr. 1
Mar 23, 2021
Japan JCII newly established Food Contact Materials Safety Center by incorporating responsibility of JHOSPA, JHPA，JHAVDC, which aims to optimize the management of food contact materials. Starting from April 1st , 2021, enterprises are allowed to apply for "compliance certificate" of food contact materials and articles (FCM) with JCII. The issuance of the certificate indicates that FCM products conform to the voluntary standards.
Japan Plans to Gradually Subject More Substances to Mandatory SDS and Labelling Requirements
Mar 19, 2021
In late February 2021, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) released a ministerial document, in which it provided a draft timetable for subjecting up to 2,600 more substances to mandatory SDS and labelling requirements.
Monthly Digest: Chemical Regulatory Updates in Asia-Pacific Region in February 2021
Mar 05, 2021
February of 2021 has witnessed many chemical regulatory changes in the Asia-Pacfic region. To recap the most important news during the last month, we've put together the most important chemical regulatory news in the region.
Japan to Introduce a New Numbering System for Chemical Substances Subject to PRTR, Along with Changes to Substance Lists
Feb 20, 2021
Earlier in December 2020, the Japanese authorities opened a public consultation on adjustments to the lists of substances subject to the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) Law.
Japan MHLW Announces 32 Strong Mutagenic Chemical Substances
Feb 01, 2021
In December 2020, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare released two public notices, announcing a total of 32 substances which are deemed to be strong mutagenic chemicals.
Monthly Digest: Chemical Regulatory Updates in Asia-Pacific Region in November 2020
Dec 04, 2020
November of 2020 has witnessed many chemical regulatory changes in the Asia-Pacfic region. To recap the most important news during the last month, we've put together the most important chemical regulatory news in the region.
Japan Consults on Partial Revision to Test Methods of New Chemicals
Aug 14, 2020
On August 12, 2020, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of the Environment (MoE) issued an announcement to solicit public comments on a revision to the Notice on Test Methods of New Chemicals.
China Adds 6 Substances to the Catalogue of Precursor Chemicals
Taiwan Consults on Extending PECs Registration Deadline to the End of 2023
China Supplements 204 Substances into IECSC
China Releases the 2021 List of Air Transport Dangerous Goods
Thailand to Amend the List of Hazardous Substance to Comply with International Conventions
Road Transport of Dangerous Goods
Road Transport of Dangerous Goods: Responsibilities of Loaders
H1 2020 Top 10 Chemical Regulatory Updates in Asia-Pacific Region
Taiwan Releases Guidance for Priority Existing Chemical Substances Registration
China New Chemical
MEE Opens Public Consultation on New Chemical Registration Transitional Measures
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