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August 27, 2018Kirsten Wallerstedt

In the context of Brexit, the United Kingdom’s new Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has published a strategy paper called "Strengthening National Capacity for Product Safety." The strategy covers the objectives that the OPSS plans to take action on from 2018-2020, including reformed regulations and strengthened enforcement. Background...

August 20, 2018Jomarie Garcia

On 13 August 2018 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a "Science Matters" article titled "EPA Scientists Develop New Methods to Evaluate Chemicals." The communication relays the efforts of EPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) towards innovative steroidgenesis assays that could screen potential endocrine disruptors faster. The new assay...

August 13, 2018Chanyanis Utiskul

Editor's Note: This article was previously published but has now been updated and improved. The Vietnamese Center for Chemical Data and Response (CECHEDAR), a department under the Vietnam Chemicals Agency and the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), published a notification on the release of the National Chemical Database System,...

August 13, 2018Xiaolu Wang

The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan published the Proposed Amendments of the Charge Standards on Examination Fee of Registration or Related Others and License Fee of Food and Food Additives (預告「食品及食品添加物查驗登記等相關審查費及證書費收費標準」修正草案) (the Proposal) on 24 July 2018. The Proposal, once adopted, would amend the fees for the inspection...

August 6, 2018Emilia Vassileva

The report of the 35th session the United Nations Secretariat's Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) was published on 26 July 2018. Some of the topics, including aerosols and hazard communication, will become the core of the upcoming 8th Rev. Edition...

August 1, 2018Patricia Iscaro

On 12 July 2018, the United Kingdom (UK) issued a White Paper concerning the future relationship with the European Union (EU) after its pending withdrawal on 29 March 2019 from the EU, commonly known as “Brexit.” In the White Paper, the UK outlines plans regarding trade policy with the EU...

July 31, 2018Kirsten Wallerstedt

On 19 July 2018, the European Commission published a communication on "Preparing for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 30 March 2019." The communication focuses on the possibility of a "no deal" scenario in which EU law ceases to apply in the UK on 30...

July 24, 2018Jomarie Garcia

Recommendations in a recent Parliamentary report pose a potential shift in how the Canadian ministries may administer their programs and activities related to CEPA. On 29 June 2018, the Government of Canada published the "Follow-Up Report to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development on the...

July 17, 2018Kirsten Wallerstedt

As of 30 August 2018, all businesses affected by California’s Proposition 65 must have new labels, signs, or other warnings in place for any exposure to a listed substance which occurs in California. Compliance with Proposition 65 is especially troubling to businesses, since most enforcement is done through “citizen” enforcers...

July 16, 2018Chanyanis Utiskul

On 6 June 2018, the Vietnam Food Administration (VFA), Ministry of Health (MOH) notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of the draft Circular on Management and Use of Food Additives which amends the list of permitted food additives and maximum limits for food additives allowed for use in Vietnam. Once...

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