SCAS Europe
Vol. 4 (36 - 38)
1 April 2012
Welcome to SCAS Europe Chemicals Compliance News ASIA!
Annual reporting in Japan
Did you report your chemical substances in Japan? The deadline is the end of June. If you need any support, please send an e-mail to SCAS Europe (
Kashinho: Additional chemical substances to be exempted for annual reporting
Candidate chemical substances that will be added onto an exemption list for annual reporting, were published...
Selection of priority assessment chemicals for 2011 (April 2011 – March 2012)
On 27 January 2012 the Joint committee meeting of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), and...
Substances required for MSDS
On 27 January 2012, a “ministerial ordinance of the amendment of Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health” was published...
MSDS authoring and GHS classification
Hazard and toxicity information which have to be provided on the MSDS must be made according to the GHS classification criteria...
The announcement of the status of Scientific Research Record Notification
1) The third announcement of the status of Scientific Research Record Notification On 19 December 2011, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published...
China strengthens the enforcement of imported and exported hazardous chemicals
1) Movements of central inspection and quarantine authorities
(a) Official announcement of the inventory of imported...
Advance Notice: 624 Toxic Chemicals will be designated as “Goods subject to Customs Verification of Clearance requirements”
On 19 December 2011, the Korea Chemicals Management Association (KCMA) published 624 Toxic Chemicals...
Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances (K-REACH)
The schedule for the enactment of the legislative process of K-REACH is not yet fixed, however, the Ministry of Environment (MoE) aims...
MSDS and labeling
On 26 January 2012 the “Ministry of Employment & Labor announcement No.2012-14” came into force. According to the enforcement...
New chemical substance registration and Supplementary Nomination of existing chemical substances
Supplementary Nomination of Taiwan existing chemical substances which was supposed to start at the end of 2011 has been postponed again...
Reporting on handling and releasing Toxic Chemical Substances
On 12 January 2012, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Executive Yuan proposed an amendment of the “Toxic Chemical...
PICCS certification
Obtaining the PICCS certification is getting necessary to prove that a substance is listed on the Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS)...
New system of classification, labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
On 1 January 2012, Australian Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations was issued. According to the WHS Regulation...
Publication of the Chemical Substance inventory
On 15 December 2011, the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning (MoEUP)*1 published the chemical substance inventory on the internet...
Our New Services
SCAS provides (M)SDS authoring services (NEW)
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
“GB 15258-2009 (Precautionary Label for Chemicals)” is one of the compulsory National Standards in China. It became effective on 1 May 2010...
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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