India

5 Aug 2016

Further delays for India’s national chemicals policy

But first draft of inventory submitted to ministry

​India​
7 Jul 2016

India pulls plans to amend cosmetics act in favour of new law

Overhaul will help align country with global best practices

​India​
22 Apr 2016 Briefing

Global PFCA emissions are 'cause for concern' Locked

​Europe​,​North America​,​India​,​United States​,​Poland​,​Russia and CIS​,​China​,​Global​
21 Apr 2016

OECD, NGO concerned with rise in PFCA emissions Locked

Increased production in emerging economies has more than offset reductions

​India​,​China​
14 Apr 2016

India legislates on POPs Convention obligations for PCBs

Immediate ban on manufacture and import; use banned by 2025

​India​
7 Apr 2016

India to introduce ‘more stringent’ rules on e-waste Locked

Rules expand producer responsibility and cover mercury-containing lamps

​India​
17 Mar 2016

Regulation must better promote innovation, say green chemistry experts Locked

Industry 'fighting' chemical policies hampers R&D efforts

​Global​
16 Mar 2016

Indian tribunal seeks government response to microbead ban call

​India​
16 Mar 2016 Briefing

Redeeming a ‘maligned science’ Locked

​India​
11 Feb 2016

Indian government must address EDCs, says NGO

Toxics Link urges more research into BPA and phthalates

​India​
14 Dec 2015

India's revised EEE rules expand producer responsibility Locked

Compliance targets to be set

​India​
17 Apr 2015

Swedish retailers help Indian textiles suppliers cut chemical use Locked

Substitution a key part of management, says Lindex

​India​
16 Apr 2015

Progress made on India's chemical inventory

First phase almost complete with more than 4,000 substances included

​India​
10 Nov 2014

Indian study finds high BPA levels in baby bottles

​India​
22 Oct 2014

Progress on Indian inventory expected early next year Locked

Chemexcil proposes 'simple' inventory of 4,600 substances

​India​
15 Oct 2014

India imposes ban on imported cosmetics tested on animals Locked

First south Asian country to have EU-style ban

​India​
14 Oct 2014

India publishes draft ban on PET bottles for oral drugs Locked

Proposed draft drawn up on recommendation of the Drugs Technical Advisory Board

​India​
10 Sep 2014

India likely to adopt chemicals policy in six months Locked

Policy to be sent to Cabinet after receiving ministry comments

​India​
8 Aug 2014

India seeks delay in new EU test methods for PAHs Locked

Additional lab facilities needed

​Europe​,​India​
5 Aug 2014

Indian study highlights heavy metal pollution from e-waste

​India​
28 Jul 2014 Briefing

Global round-up of RoHS-style regulations Locked

​India​,​Russia​,​South Korea​,​United States​
1 Jul 2014

Chemicals sustainability initiative seeks to expand

​India​,​Brazil​,​China​
28 May 2014

Industry urges new Indian PM to prioritise chemicals policy Locked

Chemical groups plan to set up meetings with new government

​India​
8 May 2014

India publishes draft ban on animal-tested imported cosmetics Locked

India to be first country in South Asia to impose total ban

​India​
10 Apr 2014

India to publish positive list of pigments for food grade plastics Locked

The revised standard is more stringent and has additional pigments listed.

​India​
27 Mar 2014

NGO urges Asian countries to fast-track lead in paint ban Locked

Group calls for incentives and mandatory labelling

​India​,​Philippines​,​Thailand​,​Indonesia​
27 Mar 2014

Adoption of India’s national chemical policy delayed Locked

National elections bring policy freeze

​India​
12 Feb 2014 Briefing

India’s national chemicals policy Locked

​India​
10 Feb 2014

India updates draft national chemical policy Locked

National Chemical Centre to propose chemicals management framework

​India​
6 Feb 2014

India's proposal to ban PET drug bottles criticised by industry Locked

Advisory board wrong to think PET contains endocrine disruptors, says Petcore

​India​