21 September 2017 / Data, OSHA, Substance registration, Taiwan, TCSCA
Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) is consulting on significant changes to its new and existing chemical registrations.
The proposals include harmonising registration types and data requirements between the Toxic Chemical Substances Control ..
21 September 2017 / REACH, Substance registration, United Kingdom
Substances registered under REACH by UK companies, or those which have been granted an authorisation after a UK application, should be "grandfathered" after Brexit, Europe's chemical industry council Cefic said. Grandfathering is the act of exempting something from new l..
China - Design for Environment, Hazardous Waste, Product Stewardship Overview, Transboundary Waste Shipments
On August 10, 2017, the Ministry of Environmental Protection issued a letter to solicit the opinions on Environmental Protection Control Standards for Solid Waste Imported as Raw Materials and the deadline for submission of ..
Chile - Packaging and Labeling, Product Take-back
The Chilean Ministry of Environment has published a resolution (No. 869/2017) extending the deadline for producers of electrical and electronic equipment, and containers and packaging to submit information on their sales and waste management activities by thirty days. (Art. 1) The origina..
18 September 2017
Fifteen makers of cosmetics and skin care products have announced a coalition to push for stronger US cosmetic safety laws.
There is no mandate for screening substances used in beauty products. There are only 30 ingredients banned from use in personal care products in the US, and the FDA does not have recall authority, t..