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Philippines Issues Administrative Order on Polymers and Polymers of Low Concern (PLC):

by Thuy Dang November 18, 2019 On November 8, 2019, the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued DENR Administrative Order (DAO) No....

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

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Australia Releases Decision Regulation Impact Statement for Workplace Exposure Standards

by Laura Whiteman Written 18th November 2019 The decision regulation impact statement (RIS) for Workplace exposure standards in Australia was released by Safework Australia on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

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IARC Revises Preamble and Eliminates Group 4 Classification

by Pam Maloney The Preamble to the IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) monographs was revised in early 2019 to reflect updated procedures for...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

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U.S. NIOSH Seeks Input on Developing IDLH Values for Six Chemicals

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP On November 12, 2019, in a Federal Register notice, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has invited...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

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Keeping Up with Chemical Market and Marketing Trends

Chemical market trends are evolving quickly due to technological advancement, and the same can be said for marketing across all sectors. As manufacturers and suppliers...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

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Chemical Marketing and the Dawn of a New Age

The landscape of chemical sales is changing rapidly, and many businesses are struggling to keep up. Prospective and current customers are looking at their chemical...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

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Download Karen Lintz’s Cosmetics Presentations from In-Cosmetics North America

UL’s Managing Director of Regulatory Assurance & Data Insights Karen Lintz recently spoke at the In-Cosmetics North America exhibition in New York, where she presented...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

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Are you ready for Brexit?

by Dr. Eleanor Grimes On October 23rd two regulatory specialists from UL attended the Brexit Chemicals Stakeholder Event held by DEFRA and the HSE. The...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

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Commission Implementing Regulation Clarifies Rules for Phase-in Substances under REACH

by Dr. Martina Schneider On October 10, 2019, the European Commission clarified which provisions for phase-in substances will apply after December 31, 2019. Under Regulation...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

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Top Searched Plastics and Chemicals Terms on UL’s Prospector®

Understanding what chemical and plastics buyers are searching for is key to creating a solid marketing strategy. Having this knowledge allows you to align your...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

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IUCLID Software to be Updated to Allow Submission of Additional Information on Nanomaterials under REACH

by Dr. Martina Schneider and Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP On December 3, 2018, the EU amended the REACH Regulation via Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/1881 to...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

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3 Ways Prospector® Helps You Win at Search Engine Marketing

Why do you need Prospector? Chemical marketing has changed a lot over the last 5 years According to Adobe, 76% of marketers think that marketing...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

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Test Methods Updated Measuring Toxicological and Ecotoxicological Properties of Chemicals for REACH

by Dr. Martina Schneider In order to keep up with technical progress and reduce the need for animal testing, the EU has been adopting the...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

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European Commission adopts the 14th ATP to CLP which includes harmonised classification and labeling for titanium dioxide

by Charlotte Blackburn, PhD The 14th ATP (Adaptation to Technical Progress) to the CLP regulation, which includes amendments to Annexes II, III and VI, has...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

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Changes and Amendments to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) 61st edition 2020

by Tatjana Benko and John Stewart PhD This article highlights some of the important changes and amendments introduced to the 61st edition of the IATA...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

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Brazil Updates ABNT Classification (NBR 14725) Standard

by Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP In June, the Brazil Association of Technical Standards (ABNT) updated its standards for classifying chemicals, bringing it in line with...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

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Download Cora Knutson’s Cosmetics Presentation from In-Cosmetics Latin America, São Paulo

UL Senior Regulatory Specialist Cora Knutson recently spoke at the In-Cosmetics Latin America exhibition in São Paulo, Brazil, where she presented a technical seminar titled...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

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Poison Centres: The First CLP Annex VIII Compliance Date for Mixtures for Consumer Use Agreed to be Postponed

By Dr. Charlotte Blackburn, Regulatory Specialist At the 31st meeting of the Competent Authorities for REACH and CLP (CARACAL), held on 18th September 2019, the...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

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EPA Posts Update to TSCA Inventory

by John J. Kowalski, CHMM On September 19, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) posted an update to the public version of...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

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

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...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

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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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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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