December 13, 2016

MoE Restricts Certain Nonylphenols for Household and Industrial Use

MoE Restricts Certain Nonylphenols for Household and Industrial Use Landing Copy: South Korea’s Ministry of Environment (MOE) has released its updated list of substances restricted under K-REACH, namely: Nonylphenols, with CAS Nos. 25154-52-3, 104-40-5, 84852-15- 3, 139-84-4, 136-83-4, 90481-04-2 and 11066-49-2) Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs), with CAS Nos. 9016-45-9, 27177-05- 5, 68412-54-4, 127087-87-0, 68412-53-3, 26027-38-3 and… read more

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December 13, 2016

EC Adopts Directive on Aerosol Dispensers

The European Commission (EC) has adopted ‘Commission Directive (EU) 2016/2037 Amending Council Directive 75/324/EEC’, relating to aerosol dispensers. The Directive establishes higher maximum allowable pressure of aerosol dispensers which use non-flammable propellants. It also adapts labelling provisions for aerosols to the Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) of Substances and Mixtures…. read more

December 13, 2016

AQSIQ Ends Coating Products Permit System

The China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) announced the end of its Coating Production Permit System, effective October 30, 2016. The ending of such system for coating products comes after the release of Implementation Rules of the Production Permit System for Industrial Products covering 60 products except the coating products. Source… read more

November 7, 2016

SCC Withdraws Several Household Chemical Standards

October 13, 2016

IEC Issues Standard for Surface Cleaning Appliances