19 Apr 2019

Feature: Does the EU Pic Regulation provide 'consent' to outsource harm? Locked

Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, Latin America & Caribbean
18 Apr 2019

South Korea recalls imported washing products containing CMIT/MIT Locked

Colgate-Palmolive washing-up liquid triggers enhanced inspections

Asia Pacific, South Korea
18 Apr 2019

Chinese study raises concerns over di-OPEs in house dust Locked

Tri-OPEs well studied but little known about di-OPEs

Asia Pacific, China, North America, United States
17 Apr 2019

China approves non-animal cosmetic testing methods Locked

Five new and four revised methods also accepted for use

Asia Pacific, China
15 Apr 2019

Japan designates Pacs and existing chemicals Locked

Government prioritises 15 substances for assessment

Asia Pacific, Japan
12 Apr 2019

Australia's 'early regulatory changes' now in force Locked

More polymers defined as PLCs and exempt from notification

Asia Pacific, Australia
9 Apr 2019

South Korea amends organic, natural cosmetics standard Locked

Updates definitions and allowed ingredients and processes

Asia Pacific, South Korea
4 Apr 2019

South Korean industry raises concerns as CCA grace period ends Locked

Large facilities face challenging safety measures

Asia Pacific, South Korea
4 Apr 2019

Chemical tracking system approved by South Korea’s cabinet Locked

US industry objects over CBI concerns, potential exports effect

Asia Pacific, South Korea
4 Apr 2019

Australia's industrial chemicals bill becomes law Locked

Implementation of early changes expected soon

Asia Pacific, Australia
3 Apr 2019

China explosion prompts revisions to safety law Locked

Supply chain disruption expected to follow inspections

Asia Pacific, China
27 Mar 2019

P&G flags polymer and pre-registration rules as K-REACH challenges Locked

Legislation mandates more information from consumer chemical companies

Asia Pacific, South Korea
27 Mar 2019

Australia's Nicnas proposes 'managing' use and import of decaBDE Locked

Proposals based on collated evidence on the priority existing chemical

Asia Pacific, Australia
27 Mar 2019

Philippines expands scope for priority control chemicals Locked

And environment bureau reinstates requirement for Piccs certificates

Asia Pacific, Philippines
26 Mar 2019

Production restarts at Indian J&J talc plants Locked

Lifting followed by BIS authorised laboratory testing

Asia Pacific, India
20 Mar 2019

Taiwan and China introduce controls on seven POPs Locked

Changes follow Stockholm Convention decisions

Asia Pacific, China, Taiwan
20 Mar 2019

Seoul prosecutors reopen humidifier biocide investigation Locked

New investigations follow CMIT/MIT toxicity test results

Asia Pacific, South Korea
20 Mar 2019

Taiwan EPA issues revised registration rules and Pecs list Locked

Changes reflect harmonisation efforts across EPA and labour ministry

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
13 Mar 2019

Malaysia mulls changes to classification approvals rules Locked

Draft CLASS amendment expected this year, Dosh says

Asia Pacific, Malaysia
13 Mar 2019

Lack of 'general rules' slowing progress in China's cosmetics industry Locked

No new ingredients approved since 2014

Asia Pacific, China
7 Mar 2019

Major chemical company raises issues with South Korea’s chemical tracking system Locked

Product notification and unique code problematic requirements

Asia Pacific, South Korea
6 Mar 2019

Australian NGOs celebrate ‘huge win’ on animal testing ban Locked

Scope expanded to include multi end-use cosmetics

Asia Pacific, Australia
6 Mar 2019

India expected to create separate cosmetics legislative framework Locked

Progress delayed until second half of the year

Asia Pacific, India
28 Feb 2019

Industry calls for clarity on China's draft chemical regulation Locked

But expanded regulation gains support from US

Asia Pacific, China
21 Feb 2019

Australia passes parts of Industrial Chemicals Bill Locked

House reconsidering remaining Senate amendments

Asia Pacific, Australia
21 Feb 2019

OECD highlights 'gaps' in Australia’s chemicals management system Locked

Many substances on Australian inventory are 'data-poor'

Asia Pacific, Australia
21 Feb 2019

South Korea’s Osha remains concern for US, EU trade groups Locked

Duplicate registration and CBI at issue

Asia Pacific, South Korea
14 Feb 2019

Taiwan releases Phase II priority substances list Locked

CMR substances must be reported regardless of quantity

Asia Pacific, Taiwan
14 Feb 2019

Guest Column: Japan's 2019 regulatory outlook Locked

Asia Pacific, Japan
14 Feb 2019

Expert Focus: Will India’s draft national chemical policy be published in 2019? Locked

Asia Pacific, India