SCAS Europe
Vol. 8 (48 - 50)
1 April 2013
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News
Japan
1) Additional Chemical Substances to be exempted for annual reporting
Additional Chemical Substances to be exempted for annual reporting were proposed and their public consultation closed...
2) New selection of priority assessment chemicals for 2013 (April 2013 to March 2014)
On 21 December 2012, new 43 substances to be added as priority assessment chemicals for 2013 (April 2013 to March 2014) were announced. 95 Substances had been...
3) Substance name under Kashinho and under ISHL ( Industrial Safety and Health Law) will be unified.
On 28 December 2012, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of the...
China
1) 4-(1-phenylethyl)-1,3-benzenediol) approved as a cosmetic raw material
On 3 December 2012, State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) announced 4-(1-phenylethyl)-1,3-benzenediol) was approved as a cosmetic raw material on the...
2) Publication of the National food safety standard of Maximum residue limits for pesticides in food (GB2763-2012)
On 6 November 2012, the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) announced the “Maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pesticides in food...
3) Discussion on “Data Requirements on Pesticide Registration (revised draft)” and “The Measures for the Administration of Pesticide Registration (draft)”
From 17 to 19 December 2012, Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA) hold a meeting related to policy issues of...
4) Publication of eight approved laboratories
On 27 December 2012, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the result of their 2012 inspection activities of Ecotoxicity testing laboratories. Eight...
5) Substances for authorisation proposed from fifth and sixth General Notification
On 31 December 2012 and on 4 January 2013, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the proposal of 14 substances for authorisation...
6) Publication of the requirements for annual reporting of new chemical substances
On 27 December 2012, the Chemical Registration Center of Ministry of Environmental Protection (CRC-MEP) published a revised form for annual reporting and...
7) Publication of the “Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC) 2013rev.”
On 14 January 2013, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC) 2013rev. The chemical...
8) Decision on publication of the “Catalogue of Hazardous Chemicals (draft)”
On 21 December 2012, the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) held the 2nd constitutive convention of the “Catalogue of Hazardous Chemicals” with the...
9) Announcement of the 4th new chemical substance registration certificates to be approved
On 29 January 2013, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published 30 General Notification substances and 1928 Simplified Notification substances...
10) Announcement of the 7th statistics of Scientific Research Record Notification
On 29 January 2013, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the statistics of Scientific Research Record Notification received between...
11) Announcement of the 12th 5-Year Plan of Prevention of Environmental Risk of Chemicals
On 7 February 2013, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the 12th 5-Year Plan of Prevention of Environmental Risk of Chemicals. China will...
12) Announcement of the catalogue of key supervision and management of hazardous chemicals (final version 2013)
On 7 February 2013, the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) published the catalogue of key supervision and management of hazardous chemicals...
13) Announcement of working guidance 2013 for hazardous chemicals management
On 16 February 2013 SAWS published the 2013 Prioritised Work on Safety Management for Hazardous Chemicals, and Fireworks and Firecrackers. SAWS...
14) Announcement of the Catalogue of businesses to which the Safe Use Permit for Hazardous Chemicals applies (2013)
On 25 February 2013, SAWS published the Catalogue of businesses to which the Safe Use Permit for Hazardous Chemicals applies (2013). The catalogue...
Thailand
1) SDSs and labels in Thai
GHS compliant SDSs and labels in Thai are required from 12 March 2013 for substances and from 12 March 2017 for mixtures. The information was...
2) Update of Hazardous Substance List
On 29 January 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Ministry of Public Health updated the list of hazardous substances used in households...
India
Regulations on imported cosmetics implemented from 1 April 2013
On 1 April 2013, the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare implemented the regulation on imported cosmetics. Imported cosmetics shall be registered...
Philippines
The Department of Health closed public consultation for GHS
On 28 January 2013, the Department of Health in the Philippines closed the public consultation for the first draft with regard to GHS (Globally Harmonised System) ...
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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...
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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