SCAS Europe
Vol. 5 (39 - 41)
1 July 2012
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Japan
Kashinho (CSCL: Chemical Substances Control Law):
1) Deletion and addition to Priority Assessment Chemical Substances, and addition to Monitoring Chemical Substances and Substances not Subject to Annual Reporting
Priority Assessment Chemical Substances, Monitoring Chemical Substances and Substances not Subject to Annual...
2) Annual reporting under amended Chemical Substances Control Law
On 30 March 2012 the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) published the statistics of 2010 annual reporting of....
SDS: New Japanese Industrial Standards, “JIS Z 7253”
On 27 March 2012 new Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) “JIS Z 7253” has been published. JIS Z 7250-2010 covering MSDS and...
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Food Contact Materials):
1) Review of regulations on food containers and packaging materials
On 2 March 2012, the Pharmaceutical Affairs and Food Sanitation Council was held to discuss the revision of the regulations....
2) Use of recycled materials in food contact stencils and packages
On 27 April 2012, two guidelines on using recycled materials in food contact stencils and packages.
Nanomaterials:
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare initiates risk assessment of nano scale titanium dioxide
On 12 April 2012 the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare held the first risk assessment committee meeting of chemicals.
China
Chemical Substances:
1) Announcement on the inspection and supervisory management for imported and exported hazardous chemicals and their packaging
On 29 February 2012 the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine published...
2) Announcement of revised National Standards: “Classification and Code of Dangerous Goods” and “List of Dangerous Goods”
On 11 May 2012, the Standardization Administration of China (SAC) published the announcement of the “National Standards...
3) Guidance for inspection of imported and exported Hazardous Chemicals
On 17 May 2012, Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau circulated the “Guidance for inspection of imported...
4) Announcement of “Catalog of Precursors for Explosives (2011)”
The Ministry of Public Security in China published “Catalog of Precursors for Explosives (2011)” according to the Article 23,...
5) Focused special enforcement related to safe production
On 16 April 2012, General Office of State Council of the People's Republic of China issued “General Office of State Council Notice [2012] No.10”
6) Announcement of “Statistics of Simplified Notification of new chemicals”
On 13 March 2012 The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) in China has published the statistics of 2,997 simplified
7) Change into an on-line notification system for “Scientific Research Record Notification” of new chemical substances
On 28 March 2012 the Chemical Registration Centre of the Ministry of Environmental Protection in China (CRC-MEP)
8) The fifth announcement of the status of Scientific Research Record Notification
On 3 May 2012, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published on its website information on the 199 scientific research
Cosmetics:
1) Approval of two new substances for cosmetics raw materials
On 19 March 2012 the China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) made an announcement,
2) The announcement of special enforcement on cosmetics in Beijing
On 6 April 2012 the Beijing Drug Administration published its policy and announced that it enforces special control of
3) Public Consultation again on the “draft list of cosmetic ingredients (first)”
On 6 December 2011, the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) opened public consultation on the “draft list of cosmetic ingredients (first)”
Food Contact Materials:
1) Food packaging materials - application of new substances, and application of existing substances for expansion of use and volume
On 30 March 2011, the Ministry of Health in China published “The Management Rules for the Administrative Approval of
2) Publication of the positive list, 301 additives including boric acid
On 9 April 2012, the Ministry of Health (MOE) of China published the “additive list contains 301 kinds of food packaging
Taiwan
1) Publish of search system for existing chemical substances
On 2 May 2012, the Taiwan authority published a search system for existing chemicals. This system targets substances....
2) CAS number in the Supplementary Existing Chemical Nomination
The Taiwan authority recommends submitting CAS numbers for the Supplementary Existing Chemical Nomination as well as....
3) Evidence for existence of chemical substances in Taiwan to apply for the Supplementary Existing Chemical Nomination
When applying for the Supplementary Existing Chemical Nomination, Taiwan authority requires the evidence documents proving the substance
Thailand
Schedule for enforcement of GHS-compliant SDSs and labels in Thai
In Thailand, the regulation of GHS compliant SDSs and labels in Thai, which are already existed, will be implemented officially....
Our New Services
Taiwan: Representative services for the Supplementary Existing Chemical Nomination (NEW)
SCAS starts representative services for the Supplementary Existing Chemical Nomination following the action of Taiwan authority.
China: Registration of cosmetics raw materials (NEW)
In China where cosmetics market is expanding, Guideline for registration and evaluation of new cosmetics raw materials was enforced 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
“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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