Chemicals bill would help Brazil's bid for OECD membership, says industry body Locked

Abiquim wants law to be a priority after pandemic crisis

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean, Multinational bodies

Covid-19 delays regulatory developments in emerging markets Locked

Bills or policies pushed back in Brazil, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and South Africa

Africa & Middle East, Brazil, Global, Kenya, Latin America & Caribbean, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa

Brazil supreme court upholds state ban on cosmetics animal testing Locked

Eight of 26 states have similar laws

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil changes online system for registering cosmetics Locked

New tool in place from 3 March

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Global Outlook 2020: What lies ahead for the UN’s chemicals programme? Locked

Chemical Watch's UN/emerging markets reporter, Ginger Hervey, asks whether the critical moment arrived for Saicm

Africa & Middle East, Argentina, Asia Pacific, Brazil, Global, Kenya, Latin America & Caribbean, Multinational bodies, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, UAE

Latin American countries and industry to cooperate on chemicals tasks Locked

'Building trust' between governments and companies key, workshop found

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Global, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazilian chemicals management bill presented to Congress Locked

Significant changes made since 2018 attempt

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Mercosur consulting on cosmetics labelling update Locked

Changes would align the bloc with EU and US standards

Argentina, Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean, Mercosur, Paraguay, Uruguay

Brazil adopts positive list for food contact material additives Locked

Regulation aligns the country with Mercosur

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean, Mercosur

Brazil expands annual reporting obligations on pollution Locked

Scope includes paints, cleaning and cosmetics sectors

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Sweden's international chemicals programme targets countries in Africa, Asia Locked

South Africa, Indonesia and Vietnam among those with which Kemi is collaborating

Africa & Middle East, Argentina, Asia Pacific, Brazil, Indonesia, Latin America & Caribbean, South Africa, South Korea, Vietnam

Brazil updates standards to align with latest GHS Locked

Rules amended for chemicals classification and labelling

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil’s environment minister reviewing chemicals bill Locked

Ministry denies draft has been shelved

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil’s RoHS Regulation moves closer to adoption Locked

Environment minister had considered ‘shelving’ the law

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil shelves chemicals bill ‘until further notice’ Locked

Potential impact on OECD membership

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

2019 Global Outlook: Key GHS developments Locked

Nhat Nguyen, Chemical Watch's chief analyst, and Cristina Garcia, regulatory and compliance analyst, discuss global developments as countries adopt the sixth or seventh edition of GHS

Africa & Middle East, Argentina, Asia Pacific, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Global, Israel, Japan, Latin America & Caribbean, North America, South Africa, United States

Brazil releases draft regulation on FCM additives Locked

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil’s draft chemicals policy with president’s office Locked

Awaiting review by newly-elected president, Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil granted UN funding to implement chemicals policy Locked

More than $400,000 will help finance three-year project

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazilian committee approves microbead ban in cosmetics Locked

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil publishes resolution on cosmetic labelling Locked

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil’s RoHS may cover cars Locked

But heavy goods vehicles, such as trucks, expected to be exempt

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil releases draft law for chemical management Locked

Presidential runoff vote could delay legislation

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil and Argentina agree joint approach to chemicals management Locked

Brazil's election result will not affect bilateral agreement

Argentina, Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil finalises draft law for industrial chemicals regulation Locked

Act expected to set out provisions on the registration, evaluation and control of chemicals

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazilian cosmetics industry makes microbeads commitment Locked

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Working group evaluates Brazil RoHS draft Locked

Proposal to be fine tuned in August

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil set to enforce FCM regulations on cellulosic materials Locked

Rules adopted from ones drawn up by Mercosur

Argentina, Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean, Uruguay

Brazilian government holds first meeting on electronics law Locked

Industry raises concerns about proposal's enforcement

Brazil, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil passes law limiting lead in school materials Locked

Paints, inks and building coatings covered

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean