13 Jun 2019

Apec recommends regional GHS convergence measures Locked

Suggests adopting GHS 7th revision by 2021

Asia Pacific, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America & Caribbean, Malaysia, Mexico, Multinational bodies, New Zealand, North America, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Russia & CIS, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vietnam
12 Jun 2019

Japan aligns standards with sixth GHS revision Locked

Companies have three years to comply

Asia Pacific, Japan
5 Jun 2019

Japan consults on framework to review PRTR law Locked

Proposals see shift in approach to assessing chemical exposure

Asia Pacific, Japan
9 May 2019

Japan plans microplastics reduction in marine environments by 2020 Locked

Voluntary actions so far have seen success

Asia Pacific, Japan
15 Apr 2019

Japan designates Pacs and existing chemicals Locked

Government prioritises 15 substances for assessment

Asia Pacific, Japan
14 Feb 2019

Expert Focus: Japan's 2019 regulatory outlook Locked

Asia Pacific, Japan
1 Feb 2019

Guest Column: Japan’s CSCL amendments Locked

Asia Pacific, Japan
8 Jan 2019

Chemical regulatory compatibility among US priorities in Japan trade deal Locked

Asia Pacific, Japan, North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

ACC urges US-Japan trade negotiators to promote regulatory compatibility Locked

Agreement would "set regional precedent" for other deals

Asia Pacific, Japan, North America, United States
6 Dec 2018

Japan plans FCM positive list for mid-2020 Locked

Workplace safety and hygiene criteria part of changes

Asia Pacific, Japan
20 Sep 2018

EU rejects Japan’s request for motorcycle parts phthalates exemption Locked

Increased transitional period also unjustified says EU

Asia Pacific, Europe, Japan
4 Sep 2018

Japan publishes English-language labelling and SDS guidance Locked

Information on GHS implementation, including substance list

Asia Pacific, Japan
19 Jul 2018

Japan’s emission factors to ease low-volume chemical production Locked

Novel approach seeks to address bottlenecks while managing risk

Asia Pacific, Japan
7 Jun 2018

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
19 Apr 2018

Japan designates deca-BDE and SCCPs as Class I substances Locked

Two additions to list of chemical substances to be monitored

Asia Pacific, Japan
22 Mar 2018

Japan plans mixtures and other complex substance notifications Locked

Move will enable risk assessment and monitoring

Asia Pacific, Japan
12 Mar 2018 Briefing

Feature: Gearing up for next-phase risk assessments in Japan Locked

Asia Pacific, Japan
10 Jan 2018

Thai GHS classifications added to chemical safety database Locked

Asia Pacific, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand
4 Jan 2018

Consumer groups demand chemical regulation talks after EU-Japan trade deal Locked

Both sides call for ‘precautionary approach’ to chemical safety

Asia Pacific, Europe, Japan
26 Oct 2017

Industry raises concerns over Japan's food packaging proposal Locked

New rules are likely to extend to downstream users

Asia Pacific, Japan
7 Sep 2017

Japan issues guidelines for FCM 'positive list' regulation Locked

Corporate standards for legal compliance outlined

Asia Pacific, Japan
27 Jul 2017

Japan publishes latest GHS classifications Locked

Two titanium dioxide entries; one for nanoparticles

Asia Pacific, Japan
18 May 2017

Japan seeks new label/SDS risk assessment rules on ten substances Locked

Substances, including asphalt and boric acid, will require labelling, SDS and risk assessment

Asia Pacific, Japan
20 Mar 2017

Japanese group seeks extended TSCA 'inventory reset' reporting period Locked

Asia Pacific, Japan, North America, United States
17 Mar 2017 Briefing

Japan’s contributions to international chemicals management Locked

Asia Pacific, Japan
1 Mar 2017

Japanese companies struggle with SDS requirements Locked

Survey reveals difficulties of managing information through the supply chain

Asia Pacific, Japan
24 Feb 2017

Japanese trade bodies call for clarity on EU conflict minerals Regulation Locked

Commission urged to publish handbook on conflict-affected and high risk areas

Asia Pacific, Europe, Japan
14 Feb 2017

Japan proposes low-volume notification by emissions not volume Locked

Major change to new chemicals under chemical control law considered

Asia Pacific, Japan
25 Jan 2017

Japanese companies warned to comply with CSCL Locked

Government finds law flouted and gives advice to avoid future failure

Asia Pacific, Japan
15 Dec 2016

Japan encourages interest in chemSHERPA info-sharing scheme Locked

Aim for tool to become the standard throughout EEI supply chain

Asia Pacific, Japan