18 Oct 2018

Taiwan bill underway to improve chemical regulations Locked

Package of revisions includes national substance control body

Asia, Taiwan
10 Oct 2018 Briefing

Taiwan plans regulatory integration Locked

Moves are afoot to increase the integration of regulation in one of Asia’s major chemical markets in the coming year

Asia, Taiwan
6 Sep 2018

Taiwan's updated registrations expected to start in July 2019 Locked

Language problems in the draft revisions are behind delay

Asia, Taiwan
30 Aug 2018

Taiwan's Supreme Court upholds RCA occupational health judgment

Precedent set for level of proof for compensation

Asia, Taiwan
14 Jun 2018

Taiwan Cabinet approves new ‘national policy plan’ Locked

EPA discussing changes with ministries

Asia, Taiwan
31 May 2018

Taiwanese lawmakers want national chemical safety coordination body Locked

Academics, professionals and civic groups to be included

Asia, Taiwan
24 May 2018

Taiwan to urge joint registration for Pecs Locked

Registration process expected to begin January 2019

Asia, Taiwan
26 Apr 2018

Taiwan consults on hazardous chemical labelling rules Locked

Proposed Cas number disclosure on confidentiality applications

Asia, Taiwan
19 Apr 2018

Taiwan promulgates hair dye chemical restrictions Locked

Asia, Taiwan
5 Apr 2018

Taiwan issues draft changes to registration rules Locked

Package includes list of 106 Pecs

Asia, Taiwan
29 Mar 2018

Taiwan’s draft Pecs list and registration changes expected April Locked

TCSCA revisions also moving forward

Asia, Taiwan
11 Jan 2018

Taiwan delays release of initial Pecs list

Final list expected by June

Asia, Taiwan
13 Dec 2017

Taiwan considering simplifying regulation of food scandal additives Locked

EPA acknowledges industry burden

Asia, Taiwan
6 Dec 2017

Taiwan publishes testing methods for microbeads Locked

Asia, Taiwan
20 Nov 2017

Taiwan to shift from risk response to prevention Locked

Pecs list expected this year

Asia, Taiwan
9 Nov 2017

Taiwan's cabinet sends revised chemicals control act to legislature Locked

Law broadened in scope

Asia, Taiwan
2 Nov 2017

Taiwanese court awards US$24m to ex-RCA workers

Case creates important precedents

Asia, Taiwan
21 Sep 2017

Taiwan consults on major registration rule changes Locked

Moves to harmonise process for two major chemical laws

Asia, Taiwan
5 Jul 2017

Taiwan tackles risky chemicals in food Locked

Premier says food safety programme is working

Asia, Taiwan
29 Jun 2017

Taiwan drafts first batch of Pecs for registration

First registrations deadline pencilled in for 2021, with two subsequent batches due in 2024 and 2027

Asia, Taiwan
24 May 2017

Taiwan FDA finds non-compliant cosmetics on the market Locked

One in five products fail to list ingredients correctly

Asia, Taiwan
20 Apr 2017

Taiwan's EPA consults on major changes to TCSCA Locked

Revised hazard categories; support for whistleblowers; and regulation fund proposed

Asia, Taiwan
22 Mar 2017

Taiwan FDA issues guidelines on nanomaterials in food packaging

Pre-market approval requirements updated

Asia, Taiwan
15 Dec 2016

Taiwan legislature passes bill establishing chemicals bureau Locked

Organisation under the EPA starts work later this month.

Asia, Taiwan
10 Nov 2016

Taiwan proposes law for permanent chemical safety bureau Locked

Food safety top task says premier

Asia, Taiwan
26 Oct 2016

Taiwan bans cosmetics animal testing from 2019

But two exemptions apply

Asia, Taiwan
12 Oct 2016

Taiwan issues temporary rules for toxic substance bureau Locked

Aims to be operational by 1 January

Asia, Taiwan
15 Sep 2016

Taiwan approves draft revised cosmetics safety law Locked

First major revision to cosmetics regulations since 2002

Asia, Taiwan
12 Sep 2016

Taiwan proposes bureau in EPA for chemicals registration

Food safety to be main task

Asia, Taiwan
1 Sep 2016

Taiwan loading data on new substances to public platform Locked

But NGOs say move favours confidentiality over disclosure

Asia, Taiwan