SCAS Europe
Vol. 11 (57 - 59)
15 January 2014
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News
Japan
1. Kashinho: analogically-based assessment of bioaccumulation for new substances
Kashinho assesses bioaccumulation for notification of manufacturing and importing of new chemicals. The bioaccumulation is assessed by results of a bioconcentration test or...
2. Kashinho: regulatory measures for endosulfan and hexabromocyclododecane, class I Specified Chemical Substances
Endosulfan and hexabromocyclododecane were newly designated as Class I Specified Chemical Substances (vol. 10, 1 October 2013). Specific regulatory measures on them were...
3. Annual reporting of Priority Assessment Chemical Substances
On 8 October 2013 the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced 40 substances to be designated as Priority Assessment Chemical Substances in 2014. If...
China
1. Hazardous chemicals: consultation of a draft Catalogue of Hazardous Chemicals
On 26 September 2013 the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) published a draft Catalogue of Hazardous Chemicals for consultation, which was closed on 31 October 2013...
2. New chemical substances: announcement of the 8th batch, in 2013, of substances to be approved
On 17 September 2013, the MEP published the summary of 10 general notifications, which will be approved under the Measures for the Environmental Management of New ...
3. Cosmetics: public consultation over revision of the Regulations Concerning the Hygiene Supervision over Cosmetics
The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) held public consultation over revision of the Regulations Concerning the Hygiene Supervision over Cosmetics according to...
4. Hazardous chemicals: summary of user registration and submission of registration documents through a new version of the on-line system
On 18 September 2013, the National Registration Center for Chemicals (NRCC) published, in the 9th Chemicals Safety and Emergency Rescue Newsletter, that some...
5. SDS / GHS: National standards
On 6 September 2013, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, and the Standardization Administration of the People's Republic of...
6. New chemical substances: announcement of the information on the Scientific Research Record Notification (10th)
On 16 October 2013 the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published information on the Scientific Research Record Notifications received between July 2013 ...
7. Cosmetics: public consultation on adjustment related to the approval record of cosmetics
On 5 November 2013, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) released a draft adjustment related to the approval record of cosmetics for public consultation in order to...
8. Hazardous chemicals: 1st meeting of the Physical Hazard Identification and Classification of Chemicals Technical Committee
On 18 September 2013 the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) set up a Physical Hazard Identification and Classification of Chemicals Technical Committee...
9. New chemical substances: announcement of the 9th batch, in 2013, of substances to be approved
On 18 November 2013, the MEP published the summary of 6 general notifications, which will be approved under the Measures for the Environmental Management of New...
Korea
Extension of period of examination of toxicity under the Toxic Chemicals Control Act (TCCA)
In South Korea when a company is going to manufacture or import new substances, hazard evaluation of the substance by the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Employment &...
Taiwan
1. The 3rd additional substances to the scope of Taiwan GHS
The third priority list was published as the National Standard 15030 on 23 December 2013, which includes 1,020 substances. This list became applicable from 1 January 2014 ...
2. Cosmetics: ban on use of rhododendrol
On 17 September 2013, the Ministry of Health and Welfare issued a public notice under the Article 23, the Statute for Control of Cosmetic Hygiene concerning a ban on use of...
3. Revision of the Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act
On 22 November 2013, a revised draft of the Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act passed the Legislative Yuan. The draft includes addition or modification of articles in...
The Philippines
1. Introduction of Electronic Cosmetic Product Notification System
On 12 September 2013 the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it has fully implemented the e-Notification scheme. With this scheme, signature of a notifier...
2. Publication of guidelines on Notification of selected HUHS products
Companies in the Philippines are required to notify to the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on formulation and packaging information of each product and to obtain a...
Malaysia
1. Training workshop of Global Product Strategy (GPS)
The Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM) organised the Global Product Strategy (GPS) Advanced Training Workshop from 19 to 20 September 2013. SCAS participated in this...
2. Announcement of CLASS2013 - regulations on classification, labelling and SDS
On 11 October 2013, the regulations of classification, labelling and SDS based on the GHS were published in the gazette after many years discussion. The regulations are called 'CLASS...
Our New Services
Korea: Notification under the TCCA
The “Chemicals Control Act (CCA)” will come into force on 1 January 2015 which is the implementation date of K-REACH. The CCA is a revision of the “Toxic Chemicals Control Act (TCCA)” following...
China: Services for Hazardous Chemicals to be imported into China
According to “Regulations on Safe Management of Hazardous Chemicals (Decree 591)” and “Announcement on the inspection and supervisory management for imported and...
China: 24-hour emergency service for GHS labels of chemical substances
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China enforced tighter
China: Dossier preparation services for hazardous chemicals notification
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.
(M)SDS
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...
China: 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...
Ecotoxicity studies: For GHS classification
“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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