SAWS Released the Second Batch of the List of Hazardous Chemicals under Priority Management

 

Following the first batch of 60 hazardous chemicals under priority management released in 2011, China SAWS now published the second batch of 14 HCs as well as a document, illustrating safety measures and emergency disposal principles for each HC listed in the second batch.

Industry News - Chemical
Feb. 18th, 2013

ECHA reminds first PPORD is about to expire

 

It is learned from ECHA that the first PPORD is about to expire in June 2013, which marks its 5 years’ duration. ECHA has now been in contact with notifers who submitted their PPORD notifications in 2008, in order to remind companies to submit applications of PPORD substance exemption extension before March 1, 2013, should they which to extend exemption to their PPORD substances. You may also refer to ECHA website for the notice.

Industry News - Chemical
Feb. 18th, 2013

CRC-MEP releases its standalone version 2013 of IECSC

 

In accordance with (public announcement No.1 of MEP in 2013 in Chinese), the CRC-MEP (chemical registration center of ministry of environmental protection) has developed standalone version of the inventory which can be installed in personal computer. The software has been issued for sale since February 7, 2013.

Industry News - Chemical
Feb. 17th, 2013

ECHA reviews REACH report

 

On 5th of February, 2013, the European Commission released general report of REACH review, pointing out that since the implementation of EU REACH, it had played a positive role in facilitating health and environment protection.

Industry News - Chemical
Feb. 16th, 2013

Registration Permit is Required for 28 Pharmaceutical Excipients

The Regulation on Strengthening Supervison over Pharmaceutical Excipients has been effective since 1 Feb 2013. Since then, China starts to implement the management on pharmaceutical excipients based on their classification. For the new excipients and the excipients with high safety risk, the registration permit is required and excipient manufacturers need to get the Drug Manufacturing License. The other excipients are under control via the record-keeping approach.

Industry News - Chemical
Feb. 16th, 2013