20 Sep 2018

EU rejects Japan’s request for motorcycle parts phthalates exemption

Increased transitional period also unjustified says EU

Asia, Europe, Japan
4 Sep 2018

Japan publishes English-language labelling and SDS guidance Locked

Information on GHS implementation, including substance list

Asia, Japan
19 Jul 2018

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

Novel approach seeks to address bottlenecks while managing risk

Asia, Japan
7 Jun 2018

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

UK submissions figures ‘as expected’ for final deadline

Asia, China, Europe, India, Japan, North America, Switzerland, United Kingdom, 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, Japan
22 Mar 2018

Japan plans mixtures and other complex substance notifications Locked

Move will enable risk assessment and monitoring

Asia, Japan
10 Jan 2018

Thai GHS classifications added to chemical safety database Locked

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

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

Both sides call for ‘precautionary approach’ to chemical safety

Asia, 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, Japan
7 Sep 2017

Japan issues guidelines for FCM 'positive list' regulation Locked

Corporate standards for legal compliance outlined

Asia, Japan
27 Jul 2017

Japan publishes latest GHS classifications Locked

Two titanium dioxide entries; one for nanoparticles

Asia, 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, Japan
20 Mar 2017

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

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

Japan’s contributions to international chemicals management Locked

Asia, Japan
1 Mar 2017

Japanese companies struggle with SDS requirements Locked

Survey reveals difficulties of managing information through the supply chain

Asia, 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, 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, Japan
25 Jan 2017

Japanese companies warned to comply with CSCL Locked

Government finds law flouted and gives advice to avoid future failure

Asia, 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, Japan
30 Nov 2016

Japan reviews Chemical Substances Control Law Locked

Goals include speeding up screening and assessments

Asia, Japan
21 Sep 2016

Japan considers new regulatory framework for FCMs

Discussions include developing a positive list

Asia, Japan
16 Jun 2016

Prenatal PFC exposure linked to hormone changes

Levels in babies at birth may have lifetime effects, say researchers

Asia, Japan
24 May 2016 Briefing

Regulating cosmetics globally Locked

Asia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, Global, Japan, Latin America, North America, United States
12 May 2016

Asean-Japan chemical database officially launched

Information on chemical substances and legislation provided

Asia, Japan
9 May 2016

SMEs may find Japan’s new risk assessment requirement 'difficult' Locked

Proposed 'control banding' method could prove troublesome

Asia, Japan
7 Apr 2016

Japan updates GHS mixture classification system

Guidelines available for SDSs and labelling

Asia, Japan
24 Feb 2016

Japan upholds limit on PCBs in organic pigments

Report makes recommendations for safer management

Asia, Japan
21 Jan 2016

More growth ahead for chemical management workloads, says survey

Salaries and bonuses up slightly on previous year

Africa & Middle East, Asia, China, Europe, Global, Japan, Latin America, North America, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand
7 Jan 2016

Japan and Thailand renew MoC on chemicals management Locked

Aim to achieve WSSD 2020 targets

Asia, Japan, Thailand
22 Dec 2015

Japanese institute urges firms to use Asian regulatory database Locked

Tool should reduce compliance risks, says Nite official

Asia, Japan