SCAS Europe
Vol. 9 (51 - 53)
1 July 2013
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News
Japan
1) Annual reporting of General Chemical Substances, Priority Assessment Chemical Substances, and Monitoring Chemical Substances
Legal entities which manufactured or imported General Chemical Substances, Priority Assessment Chemical Substances, and/or Monitoring Chemical Substances...
2) Quantities of substances, manufactured or imported in 2011 published
On 25 March 2013, the METI published the quantities of General Chemical Substances, Priority Assessment Chemical Substances, and Monitoring Chemical Substances...
3) Polymer Flow Scheme (PFS) Test: stability test of functional polymers
The PFS Test was established in 1986 as an exceptional test for the safety assessment scheme, which is based on biodegradability and bioaccumulation potential...
4) Kashinho and biodegradation study
Kashinho was enacted in 1973 to prevent the adverse effects on human health and environment via environmental pollutions by chemical substances...
China
1) Announcement of the first catalogue of existing cosmetic ingredients
On 7 February 2013, the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) published the first catalogue of existing cosmetic ingredients. It includes 1,674 cosmetic ingredients with...
2) New chemical substances: Update of procedures to request an investigation of substances
On 15 March 2013, the Chemical Registration Center of Ministry of Environmental Protection (CRC-MEP) released revised software to prepare a form to ask...
3) Notification of reformation of the State Council organisation
On 19 March 2013, the State Council notified a plan of reformation of its organisation taking account of the results of deliberations at the 1st meeting of the 12th National People's...
4) Hazardous chemicals: Application formats for the Measures for the Registration of Environmental Administration of Hazardous Chemicals (trial)
On 22 March 2013, the MEP published the following formats in accordance with the Measures for the Registration of Environmental Administration of Hazardous...
5) New chemical substances: announcement of the 1st batch, in 2013, of new chemical substances to be approved
On 3 April 2013, the MEP published the summary of 7 general notifications, which will be approved under the Measures for the Environmental Management...
6) Publication of the final approval list of additives intended for food contact use (GB9685-2008)
On 10 April 2013, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) published the final approval list of additives intended for food contact use...
7) New chemical substances: announcement of the 8th summary of the Scientific Research Record Notification
On 15 April 2013, the MEP published the information on the Scientific Research Record Notification received between January 2013 and March 2013. The information...
8) New chemical substances: announcement of the 2nd batch, in 2013, of substances to be approved
On 6 May 2013, the MEP published the summary of 7 general notifications, which will be approved under the Measures for the Environmental Management...
9) Hazardous chemicals: registration guidance on chemicals with unknown hazards to be drafted
On 17 April 2013, the National Registration Center (NRCC) for Chemicals of the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) decided to draft registration guidance on chemicals...
10) Hazardous chemicals: announcement of quantity criteria for use of hazardous chemicals (2013)
On 19 April 2013, the SAWS, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) published the quantity criteria for use of hazardous chemicals...
11) Hazardous chemicals: application formats for the Measures for the Administration of Safe Use Permit for Hazardous Chemicals
On 28 April 2013, the SAWS published the following formats in accordance with the Measures for the Administration of Safe Use Permit for Hazardous Chemicals...
12) Hazardous chemicals: new on-line application system for hazardous chemicals registration
At the end of April 2013, the NRCC released the new on-line application system for hazardous chemicals registration in accordance with the amended Measures for the...
13) Cosmetic ingredients: Announcement of the 2nd catalogue of existing cosmetic ingredients
On 7 May 2013, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) published the 2nd catalogue of existing cosmetic ingredients. It includes Chinese name, INCI name and limits...
14) Substances for authorisation proposed from the third General Notification in 2013
On 21 May 2013, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published the proposal of 4 substances for authorisation from the third General Notification in 2013 in pursuant...
Korea
1) SDSs and labels
SDSs / labels for mixtures will be an obligation as of July 2013 in South Korea. SDSs / labels for substances have been mandatory already since July 2010...
2) The Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances (K-REACH) – to come into force on 1 January 2015
The draft K-REACH passed the National Assembly on 30 April 2013 and the Ministry of Environment (MoE) published the act on 22 May 2013. The Act will be implemented...
Taiwan
1) Announcement regarding Implementation of the Regulation Governing the Labelling of Reusable Plastic Plates, Bowls and Dishes
On 11 March 2013, the Department of Health, Executive Yuan announced that the draft regulation governing the labelling of reusable plastic plates, bowls and dishes, which...
2) Progress on legislation of two Acts
On 8 May 2013, the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA), Executive Yuan announced two amendment bills of the “Occupational safety and Health Act of CLA” and the...
Our New Services
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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