9 Oct 2019

Taiwan to promote use of non-animal test data Locked

But no requirement to be written into law

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
8 Oct 2019

Feature: Simpler registration procedures proposed in draft MEP Order 7 revisions Locked

Asia Pacific, China
8 Oct 2019

South Korea launches joint registration consortium system Locked

Pre-registration statistics published

Asia Pacific, South Korea
3 Oct 2019

New Zealand plans to phase out PFAS in firefighting foams Locked

Five-year transition period proposed

Asia Pacific, New Zealand
3 Oct 2019

China seeks industry information on six POPs Locked

Environment ministry mulls restriction or bans under Stockholm Convention

Asia Pacific, China
2 Oct 2019

India consults on draft revisions to cosmetic colourant list Locked

Updates align with EU regulations

Asia Pacific, India
1 Oct 2019

Indian NGO calls for ban on nonylphenol in detergents Locked

Toxics Link calls for roadmap on suspected endocrine disruptor

Asia Pacific, India
30 Sep 2019

China publishes RoHS2 conformity guidelines Locked

Implementation from 1 March 2020

Asia Pacific, China
24 Sep 2019

China issues guidelines for hazardous chemical inspections Locked

Aim to improve facility safety

Asia Pacific, China
17 Sep 2019

Asean updates region's Cosmetics Directive Locked

Changes follow EU adoptions from April

Asean, Asia Pacific
16 Sep 2019

Indonesia expands scope of FCM regulations Locked

Recycled materials are included

Asia Pacific, Indonesia
16 Sep 2019

Taiwan issues standard limiting volatile organic compounds in coatings Locked

Companies have two years to comply

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
12 Sep 2019

Indonesia updates see further alignment with Asean Cosmetics Directive Locked

Two substance bans not covered by ACD

Asean, Asia Pacific, Indonesia
11 Sep 2019

China's environment and health ministries release risk assessment framework Locked

Guide covers uncertainty analysis and data quality

Asia Pacific, China
10 Sep 2019

China health commission releases updated occupational exposure limits Locked

Limits added for 1-BP and MTBE

Asia Pacific, China
9 Sep 2019

Thailand concludes consultation on FCMs inclusion in Food Act Locked

Move would trigger need for overarching food contact standard

Asia Pacific, Thailand
5 Sep 2019

India consults on draft printing ink standard for FCMs Locked

Move comes ahead of ban on solvents and plasticisers

Asia Pacific, India
5 Sep 2019

China issues updated draft of chemical framework overhaul Locked

Maximum CBI deadline introduced, plus updates on reporting and exemptions

Asia Pacific, China
4 Sep 2019

Consumer chemical companies join South Korean voluntary product safety scheme Locked

Includes ingredients disclosure and introducing hazard assessment methods

Asia Pacific, South Korea
30 Aug 2019

Taiwan consults on toxic substances, chemicals of concern regulation revisions Locked

EPA plans include 'convenient' combined permits

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
28 Aug 2019

Japan's environment council recommends PFOA for Class I classification Locked

Decision follows Stockholm convention ban

Asia Pacific, Japan
28 Aug 2019

South Korea consults on draft amendments to children’s product standard Locked

Revises limits for certain hazardous substances

Asia Pacific, South Korea
28 Aug 2019

South Korea publishes draft K-REACH revision in midst of Japan trade dispute Locked

Relaxes new substance registration rules with R&D exemptions

Asia Pacific, South Korea
28 Aug 2019

South Korea publishes test data requirements for biocide approvals Locked

Rules cover both substances and products

Asia Pacific, South Korea
26 Aug 2019

Expert Focus: China’s evolving chemical regulatory regime – implications for businesses Locked

Asia Pacific, China
22 Aug 2019

New Zealand consults on proposed improvements to hazardous chemicals act Locked

Environment ministry proposes better use of international data

Asia Pacific, New Zealand
21 Aug 2019

Philippines to establish department to monitor illegal chemicals imports Locked

EPCD to focus on hazardous substances

Asia Pacific, Philippines
20 Aug 2019

Japan publishes draft positive list of synthetic resins in FCMs Locked

Adoption set for the end of the year

Asia Pacific, Japan
20 Aug 2019

Australian industry supports nationwide upgrade to GHS 7 Locked

Move would aid alignment with 'major trading partners'

Asia Pacific, Australia
14 Aug 2019

Philippines bans BPA in baby bottles and sippy cups Locked

Manufacturers given six-month grace period to recall products

Asia Pacific, Philippines