India consults industry on registration of ‘priority’ chemicals Locked

Plans include notification of substance hazards using GHS 8

Asia Pacific, India

India’s draft national chemical plan includes inventory and registration Locked

Lays groundwork for adoption of GHS

Asia Pacific, India

India’s cosmetics legislative framework delayed Locked

Now expected to be placed before parliament in mid-2020

Asia Pacific, India

India proposes making 72 chemical standards mandatory Locked

Affected substances would require permits and certification

Asia Pacific, India

India consults on draft revisions to cosmetic colourant list Locked

Updates align with EU regulations

Asia Pacific, India

Indian NGO calls for ban on nonylphenol in detergents Locked

Toxics Link calls for roadmap on suspected endocrine disruptor

Asia Pacific, India

India consults on draft printing ink standard for FCMs Locked

Move comes ahead of ban on solvents and plasticisers

Asia Pacific, India

Indian team identifies hundreds of potential EDCs from literature Locked

Researchers develop online EDC tool called DEDuCT

Asia Pacific, India

India’s food safety body to head expert committee on plastics in FCMs Locked

No standards in place addressing specific chemicals

Asia Pacific, India

India files draft cosmetics rules with WTO Locked

But country pushes ahead on separate framework

Asia Pacific, India

Comment: China, India key to achieving global sound chemicals management Locked

For biggest potential gains we should look to national governments and multinationals, rather than the UN

Asia Pacific, China, India, Multinational bodies

China and India must be key players if global sound chemicals management is to be achieved Locked

The biggest potential gains lie with the two new chemicals giants. We should look to national governments and chemicals multinationals, rather than the UN, to help this happen

Asia Pacific, China, Global, India

Production restarts at Indian J&J talc plants Locked

Lifting followed by BIS authorised laboratory testing

Asia Pacific, India

India expected to create separate cosmetics legislative framework Locked

Progress delayed until second half of the year

Asia Pacific, India

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

Asia Pacific, India

India publishes extensive draft cosmetics rules Locked

Rules in 71 Articles aimed at simplifying compliance

Asia Pacific, India

India draft chemical plan possible early 2019 Locked

A REACH-like database will be considered

Asia Pacific, India

India publishes registration guidelines for biocides in paints Locked

Registration requirements explained

Asia Pacific, India

EDCs and REACH concerns surface in UK/India trade review Locked

Joint paper lays groundwork for post-Brexit talks

Asia Pacific, Europe, India, UK

Maharashtra adapts to single-use plastics ban amid complaints Locked

Steep fines and jail sentences used to enforce ban

Asia Pacific, India

Brexit showing ‘little impact’ on 2018 REACH registrations – Hansen Locked

UK submissions figures ‘as expected’ for final deadline

Asia Pacific, China, Europe, India, Japan, North America, Switzerland, UK, United States

EU demands clarification from India on toy import rules Locked

Concern over 'de-facto in-country testing'

Asia Pacific, Europe, India

Indian state extends plastics ban deadline Locked

Maharashtra gives consumers and retailers three months

Asia Pacific, India

Maharashtra joins growing list of Indian states banning plastics Locked

Second most populous state's prohibition has immediate effect

Asia Pacific, India

Indian guidance allows alternative testing for pest control biocides Locked

Asia Pacific, India

ZDHC announces its first contributor based in Bangladesh Locked

Programme launches 'implementation hub'

Asia Pacific, China, Europe, India, Italy

India's new biocides rules expected within months Locked

Foreign suppliers could face re-registration

Asia Pacific, India

India publishes draft food packaging rules Locked

Asia Pacific, India

India to act on seven POPs by mid-2018 Locked

Current holders must notify their stocks

Asia Pacific, India
Briefing

India to have a National Action Plan for Chemicals by 2018 Locked

Is this the first step towards coordinated chemical management in one of the world’s strongest growth markets?

Asia Pacific, India