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Verisk 3E actively and proudly provides a variety of resources to the EHS community to inform regulatory professionals on the latest issues and topics affecting the EHS profession. The Resource Center is designed to help the community identify best practices for managing compliance information. This is where we also share our knowledge on new and changing standards and regulations.

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March 5, 2019Jomarie Garcia

On 19 February 2019 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) disclosed the results of the retroactive reporting exercise conducted on substances listed on the "Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical substances inventory." Based on this exercise, the EPA authenticated the commercial status of chemicals manufactured, processed or imported in the...

February 25, 2019Edmund Webecke - President

Today marks a significant milestone in the growth and evolution of Verisk 3E™. We have entered into a strategic partnership with SAP® to reimagine product compliance. Moments ago we signed a definitive agreement to acquire SAP’s Content as a Service (CaaS) business, which includes the Environmental Health and Safety Regulatory Content (ERC) and Environmental Health and Safety Regulatory Documentation (ERD) teams and data assets. As part of the agreement, we have also formalized a partnership to embed Verisk 3E’s content into SAP’s product compliance platforms. The official announcement can be viewed here .

February 21, 2019Scott Stephens

On 5 February 2019 ten new directives were published in the EU Official Journal amending Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS) regarding the renewal of nine existing exemptions and the addition of one exemption for lead in new uses. The new provisions take effect on 25 February 2019. Verisk 3E...

February 14, 2019

We sat down with Karen Lanka, Sr. Director of Product Management, to lear more about upcoming changes in requirements in Europe for notifying Poison Centres about the hazards in products. Here is what she had to say....

February 6, 2019Chanyanis Utiskul

Thailand has proposed a draft regulation to regulate cleaning and sanitizing products used for food as “controlled food,” categorizing them as “food additives.” The Notification, Draft MOPH Notification (No…) B.E… (…), issued by virtue of the Food Act B.E. 2522, entitled "Cleaning or sanitizing products for food production and products,"...

February 5, 2019Verisk 3E Research Team

The European Commission adopted legislation on 16 January 2019 that amends two annexes to Directive 2004/37/EC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work (CMD). Verisk 3E Review Published in the EU Official Journal on 31 January 2019, Directive 2019/130/EU adds...

January 22, 2019Sookie Hong

On 15 January 2019 Korea’s Industrial Safety and Health Law (ISHL) was amended by Law No. 16272. The amended law will enter into force one year from promulgation. However, new SDS rules will enter force two years after promulgation. Verisk 3E Analysis Law No. 16272 is the finalized bill of...

January 18, 2019Kami Blake

When dealing with supply chain material compliance (SCMC), choosing the best of bad options is a default position that companies often attempt to avoid. Wide-ranging regulations touched by SCMC cover product safety, social responsibility, global chemical and materials regulations, and downstream customer expectations imposed upon manufacturers, distributors, importers, and exporters...

January 15, 2019Bernie Henn

On January 15, 2019, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) added six new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the REACH Candidate List for Authorization. This brings the list to 197 SVHC substances. The 6 new substances added are: 2,2-bis(4'-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane (CAS RN 6807-17-6; EC No. 401-720-1). There are no active...

January 9, 2019Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare (MoHW) has published the Proposed Standards for Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives. The proposed standards will likely replace the S tandards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives (the Food Additive Standards). Public consultation on the proposal is open until...