SCAS Europe
Vol. 7 (45 - 47)
24 January 2013
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Japan
Chemicals management policy:
Announcement of an interim report on ’tripartite committee meeting on way forwards on chemicals management policy
On 4 September 2012 the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and...
Nanomaterials:
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) holds the 2nd meeting on nanomaterials
On 6 September 2012, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) held the second meeting on nanomaterials. Proposals were demonstrated by two working groups...
Kashinho:
Annual reporting of Priority Assessment Chemical Substances in 2013
Additional 45 Priority Assessment Chemical Substances will be designated within 2012. Annual reporting of these substances, as well as 95 substances, already...
Industrial Safety and Health Law (ISHL):
(1) Intermediate notification
The industrial Safety and Health Act (ISHA) aims at protection of workers handling chemicals. Notification under the ISHA is required when a certain intermediate to which....
(2) Simplification of application procedures for new chemical substances
Pursuant to the Article 57 (3) of the Industrial Safety and Health Law (ISHL), manufacturers and/or importers of new chemical substances are required to...
China
Announcement of the 6th statistics of Scientific Research Record Notification
On 13 September 2012, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the statistics of Scientific Research Record Notification received between April 2012 and June 2012...
Announcement of 2012 the 3rd New Chemical Substance Registration Certificates to be approved
On 17 September 2012, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the summary of 10 general notifications, which will be approved under Article 20, the Measures for the ...
Announcement of a draft of the 3rd Inventory of Existing Cosmetic ingredients in China
On 17 September 2012 the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) published a draft of the 3rd Inventory of Existing Cosmetic ingredients in China (IECIC) and consulted the public...
Listed items to be reduced from the Catalogue of Import and Export Commodities Subject to Compulsory Inspection
On 24 September 2012 the General Office of State Council announced, in the draft opinions for promotion of stable growth of foreign trade, that it is considering reducing...
Publication of the Measures for the Registration of Environmental Administration of Hazardous Chemicals(trial)
On 10 October 2012, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the Measures for the Registration of Environmental Administration of Hazardous Chemicals(trial)(MEP Order 22) aiming at...
Enactment of guidelines for the registration and evaluation of children’s cosmetics
On 12 October 2012 the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) issued guidelines for the registration and evaluation of cosmetics for children in order to secure quality and...
Publication of a list of non-submitters of a new chemicals annual report 2011
On 15 October 2012 the Chemical Registration Centre of Ministry of Environmental Protection (CRC-MEP) published the list of registration certificate holders who did not submit a...
Announcement of application formats of registration of hazardous chemicals and guidance on the procedures
On 17 October 2012 the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) published application formats of registration of hazardous chemicals and guidance on the procedures as...
Public consultation of five documents including 2nd the Interim Provisions on the Supervision and Management of Major Hazard Installations for Hazardous Chemicals
On 23 October 2012 the SAWS issued following five documents and consulted the public until 15 November 2012...
Food packaging materials: Publication of the third draft positive list
Regarding additional applications, made in June 2010 for listing chemical substances on the GB9685-2008 positive list, the draft of the third list was published on...
Public consultation for the list (the 2012 edition) of toxic chemicals and hazardous raw materials (products) recommended to be substituted
On 13 November 2012, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced they opened the “public consultation for the list (the 2012 edition) of toxic chemicals...
Fee assessed for affirmation of a new chemical substance in the “Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC)”
Under the Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances, chemical substances that are not listed on the IECSC are regarded as new ones...
Publication of “Measures for The Administration of Safe Use Permit for Hazardous Chemicals”
On 16 November 2012, The State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) published the “Measures for The Administration of Safe Use Permit for...
Publication of “Measures for The Administration of Physical Hazard Identification and Classification of Chemicals (for public consultation)”
On 3 December 2012, The State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) published the “Measures for The Administration of Physical Hazard Identification and...
Publication of the “forth new chemical substances to be approved in 2012 under the Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances”
On 4 December 2012, the Ministry of Environment Protection (MEP) published the status of 8 general notifications of new chemical substances to be approved...
Taiwan
Inspection of GHS MSDS and labelling
The Council of Labour Affairs (CLA) has inspected 2,126 business entities, by the end of August 2012, regarding implementation of MSDS and labelling of...
Second Supplementary Existing Chemical Notification
On 1 November 2012 the competent authority in Taiwan held a seminar regarding chemicals regulations and announced that it will allow companies to notify...
Korea
The Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances (K-REACH)
0n 28 September 2012, a draft act of K-REACH was submitted to the National Assembly. According to the announcement...
Indonesia
Compulsory SDSs
Indonesian authority is planning to specify GHS by the Minister Industry Decree No.87/2009 and make SDSs compulsory in near future. It is anticipated that the...
Plan to implement a new Chemicals Management Regulation
A new Chemicals Management Regulation is under discussion at the People’s Consultative Assembly and will be implemented in 2013. Some contents are overlapped with...
Malaysia
EHS Regulations will come after Class Regulations gazette
Presented at the International Conference on Chemical Policy (ICCP) 2012 held in South Korea from 23 to 25 October 2012, the environment ministry’s voluntary EHS Regulations...
Our New Services
China: Services for Hazardous Chemicals to be imported into China (NEW)
According to “Regulations on Safe Management of Hazardous Chemicals (Decree 591)” and “Announcement on the inspection and supervisory management for imported and...
24-hour emergency service for GHS labels of chemical substances in China
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China enforced tighter
Dossier preparation services for hazardous chemicals notification in China
Since 1 August 2012, the revised “Measures for the Administration of Registration of Hazardous Chemicals (State Administration of Work Safety Order No. 53)”....
China: Notification of cosmetic raw materials
In China where cosmetics market is expanding, guidance on notification of new cosmetic raw materials was enforces in 2011.
SCAS provides (M)SDS authoring services
Sumika Chemical Analysis Service (SCAS) provides (M)SDS authoring services, which meet the requirements of Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals...
Radioactivity measurement of food, cosmetics, industrial products and so forth
Sumika Chemical Analysis Service (SCAS) has started to provide radioactivity measurement services of food, cosmetics, industrial products et cetera, cooperating with....
Notification and Local Agent services for revised “Measures for environmental Management of New Chemical Substances”
Sumika Chemical Analysis Service (SCAS) provides one-stop shop service from the affirmation of the new Chemical Substances in the Chinese inventory to the Notification/Registration...
Simplified environmental studies (algae, daphnia and fish) for GHS classification at a special price
“Regulations for the carriage by and storage of dangerous goods on ships” was revised. The criteria of the marine pollutants have been changed. Sumika Chemical Analysis Service (SCAS)...
 
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