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New Draft Version of REACH Annex II on the Format of the SDS Released

by Dr. Eleanor Grimes Annex II of REACH, which sets out the required structure and content for a safety data sheet (SDS), has had a...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

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ECHA Publishes Information Requirements for SCIP Database

by Ancuta Rusu, PhD Pushing towards a Circular Economy where the generation of waste is minimized, in particular waste containing hazardous substances, ECHA has set...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

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U.S. – New York State, Disclosure of Chemicals in Household Cleansers Requirements Invalid

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program has been overturned by the...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

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UL’s Karen Lintz to Speak at in-cosmetics North America

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

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Come & See UL at in-cosmetics North America!

If you're in New York from October 23-24, be sure to visit the UL booth at in-cosmetics North America!

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

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UL’s Cora Knutson To Speak At In-Cosmetics Latin America

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

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Come & See UL at in-cosmetics Latin America!

September 18 - 19, 2019

If you're in São Paulo, Brazil from September 18-19, be sure to visit the UL booth at in-cosmetics Latin America!

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

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Western Australia’s Proposed New Work Health and Safety Regulations

by Laura Whiteman Western Australia’s health and safety laws are in the process of being modernised. This is part of harmonising the legislation and codes...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

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TSCA: What You Need To Know About New Chemical Notification Obligations – Myth or Fact Part 3

By Ghassan Zughaib, Senior Regulatory Specialist The U.S. Congress originally enacted the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in 1976 and significantly amended it in 2016. However,...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

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TSCA: Nuances of TSCA Inventory Status – Myth or Fact Part 2

By Stacie Abraham, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, UL William Henry Merrill Society The U.S. Congress originally enacted the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in 1976...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

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TSCA: When & How Does TSCA Apply? Myth or Fact Part 1

By John J. Kowalski, CHMM The U.S. Congress originally enacted the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in 1976 and significantly amended it in 2016. However, many...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

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Nordic Council of Ministers Releases Working Paper on Nanomaterial GHS Classifications

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP In May 2019, the Nordic Council of Ministers released a working paper, “The applicability of the GHS classification criteria to...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

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The EU Updates Its POP Regulations

by Dr. Eleanor Grimes On the 20th June, the EU released a recast of the 2004 Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) Regulation (EU 2019/1021). The regulation...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

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ECHA Opens Public Consultations for Harmonised Classifications of Five Substances

by Dr. Eleanor Grimes The public has until October 11th 2019 to comment on proposed harmonised classifications for five new substances. The substances, listed below,...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

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ECHA Publishes Guidance on Occupational Exposure Limits

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP An agreement between the European Commission and European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has been reached for ECHA to regularly review occupational...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

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UL Continues To Lead The Way For Retail Market Access

We are pleased to announce another key expansion of the LOLI digital regulatory database, with the addition of retailer Restricted Substances Lists (RSLs) for ALDI,...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

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Taiwan Amends Agro-Pesticides Labeling Management Regulation

by Xunyao Fu, PhD. On August 5, 2019, Taiwan’s Executive Yuan Gazette Online published the amendment of Agro-pesticides Labeling Management Regulation (農藥標示管理辦法), which was made...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

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Marketing Trends and How They Impact Sales

Marketing is changing fast, and it can be hard to keep up with new marketing trends.  In fact, an Adobe survey found that 76% of...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

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Poison Centres: A Guide for Annex VIII Compliance [slideshow]

Do you need to submit a Poison Centre Notification? In an attempt to harmonise Poison Centre information across the EU, Annex VIII to CLP was published...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

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Ireland and United Kingdom Enforce Further Regulations Impacting Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE)

by Susana Planas MunGavin In the United Kingdom, the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2019...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

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EPA Proposes to Regulate Certain PBT Chemicals

by John J. Kowalski, CHMM On July 29, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) published a proposed rule, under Section 6(h) of the...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

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Vietnam Publishes New National Technical Regulations on Workplace Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs)

by Thuy Dang Since October 2002 the Vietnamese Decision No. 3733/2002/QD-BYT of the Ministry of Health (MOH) has been a basis for labor hygiene requirements....

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

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UL Launches Navigator Online Self-Service Tool!

We are delighted to release an online self-service version of Navigator, our intelligent chemical regulatory software tool. You can sign up for a FREE 30...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

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Creating a Data Program for Your Company

  Do you find yourself getting lost in chemical marketing data? With ever-improving data analytic technology, it is easy to be overwhelmed with all the...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

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