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Message to subscribers regarding coming IEC and IAEG and updated IFRA industry-specific content in LOLI

Hello, As you use LOLI data to ensure your products are in compliance and their hazards are known, you may also be employing industry-specific advisory...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Event

Visit UL At NYSCC Suppliers’ Day

If you're going to NYSCC Suppliers' Day in New York City May 5-6 be sure to check out the UL booth! We'll be at Booth...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

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Malaysia Publishes the Amendment to the List of Classified Chemicals

by Xunyao Fu, PhD. The Malaysian Industry Code of Practice on Chemicals Classification and Hazard Communication (Amendment) 2019 was approved on October 11, 2019, updating...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

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UL’s John Stewart to Speak at in-cosmetics Global

UL's Senior Regulatory Specialist, Dr. John Stewart, will be speaking on intelligent product design for compliance at in-cosmetics Global in Barcelona.

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

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Visit UL At in-cosmetics Global

If you're going to in-cosmetics Global in Barcelona March 31-April 2 be sure to check out the UL booth! We'll be at Booth C69, showcasing...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

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New substances added to REACH Authorisation List – be aware of your time schedule

by Dr. Martina Schneider Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/171 was published on February 6 and updates Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) by adding 11 substances to...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

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U.S. Congress Addresses PFAS

by John J. Kowalski, CHMM In 2019, a number of bills were introduced in the U.S. Congress specifically to regulate Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)....

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

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New Substances Added to the REACH Candidate List of SVHCs

by Tatjana Benko On 16 January 2020, four new substances were added to the Candidate List for Authorisation (also known as substances of very high...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

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Health Canada Posts Hazardous Substance Assessments

by Tammy J. Murphy Under the Hazardous Products Act (HPA) and Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), an SDS and label is required for any and all...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

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Draft published on the requirement to update the Registration dossier under REACH

by Dr. Martina Schneider After a REACH registration has been submitted successfully, ECHA is advising registrants to consider their Registration dossier a “living document” and...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

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Australia to adopt Revision 7 of the GHS

by Laura Whiteman It was announced on Friday 10th of January 2020, that Australia has decided to move to the 7th Revision of the Globally...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

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South Africa: Moving Forward with GHS

by Patricia Manteghi South Africa has moved a step forward in regards to mandating that GHS, Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals,...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Event

Visit UL At The American Coatings Show

If you're going to the American Coatings Show in Indianapolis March 31-April 2 be sure to check out the UL booth! We'll be at Booth...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

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Taiwan Announces Amendments to Permit Registration and Approval Regulations for Toxic Chemical Substances and Abolition of Approval Regulations for Class 4 Toxic Chemical Substances

by Xunyao Fu, PhD. Taiwan’s key law for chemical control, Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act (毒性化學物質管理法), was amended and renamed Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

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Taiwan Publishes Amendments to Toxic Chemical Substances Labeling and Materials Safety Data Sheets Regulations

by Xunyao Fu, PhD. On January 13, 2020, the amendment of Taiwan’s Toxic Chemical Substances Labeling and Materials Safety Data Sheets Regulations (毒性化學物質標示及安全資料表管理辦法) was published...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

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Chemicals Subject to Control by the Police and Army in Brazil

by Raissa Havens Federal Police Control Ordinance No. 240/2019 defines the chemicals subject to control by the Federal Police.  All products on the lists are...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

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International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Notifies 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice

by Dr. Percefoni Doufou-Shafiq On January 10, 2020, the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) announced the notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

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First Amendment to Annex VIII to CLP Published – EU Poison Centre Requirements

by Charlotte Blackburn, PhD The first amendment to Annex VIII to CLP, relating to the harmonisation of EU Poison Centre information requirements, was published in...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

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UNECE Releases GHS Meeting Report on its 38th Session

by Darlene Susa-Anderson On January 8, 2020, the UN released its ‘Report of the Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

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NIOSH Requests Information for Developing Engineered Nanomaterials Occupational Exposure Limits

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP On December 17, 2019, in a Federal Register notice, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has invited...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Webinar

TSCA Chemical Data Reporting 2020: Are You Ready?

January 30, 2020

Original Webinar Date: January 30, 2020 The Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, under Section 8(a) of the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), requires manufacturers...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

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Focused on Classification, ECHA Publishes Results of the 6th Enforcement Forum

by Alexis Sumner On December 17, 2019, ECHA published a report on the results of the Enforcement Forum project known as REF-6. The purpose of...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

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EPA Designates High-Priority Substances

by John J. Kowalski, CHMM On December 30, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) published a notice designating 20 chemical substances as High-Priority...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

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Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) GHS implementation

by Ghassan Zughaib In October 2019, the GSO (GCC Standardization Organization) published its first draft (GSO/TC01) for implementing the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) in the...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

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