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California’s OEHHA To List PCBTF as Prop 65 Carcinogen

By Chelsea Lane Proposition 65 requires the state of California to maintain and update a list of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

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Philippines Publishes Draft Regulation on Chemical Control Order for Cadmium and Cadmium Compounds

by Thuy Dang The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have recently published a draft DENR Administrative Order (DAO) to provide details on...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

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REACH Amendment To Include Extended Coverage for Nanomaterials

by Eleanor Grimes, PhD Nanomaterials have many uses, for example as catalysts, in electronics, and in biomedicine, as their specific form allows them to function...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

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EU REACH – Upcoming Deadline for SVHC in Articles Notifications

by Rebecca Pickering, PhD On 27 June 2018, ten Substances Of Very High Concern (SVHCs) were added to the European Union’s Candidate List for Authorisation....

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

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EU REF-5 Enforcement Project Urges Companies To Improve Chemical Safety Information

By Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP In January 2017, The European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA’s) Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement commenced the fifth EU-wide Forum...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

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Value Proposition and Positioning: A Refresher

By Gabriele Dadalt Souto Like most markets, the cosmetics market is an ever-changing space that needs to be constantly evaluated so we are sure not...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

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U.S. DOT Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking HM-215O

by Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow. On November 27, 2018, the Office of Pipeline Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

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U.S. PHMSA Issues Final Rule Providing Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts

by Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow. On November 27, 2018, the Office of Pipeline Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) issued RIN 2105-AE70, which is a final...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

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U.S. EPA Releases First Draft Risk Evaluation under Amended TSCA

By John J. Kowalski, CHMM The 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) established a new process for the prioritization, risk evaluation, and risk...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

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Taiwan Publishes Amendment to Regulations for the Labelling and Hazard Communication of Hazardous Chemicals

by Xunyao Fu, PhD On November 9, 2018, the Taiwan Ministry of Labor (MOL) published an amendment to the Regulations for the Labelling and Hazard...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

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Grow Your Business with Connect

UL’s lead generation tool, Connect, helps you identify when qualified buyers are viewing your products on ULProspector.com in real time. Hundreds of thousands of chemical...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

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Taiwan EPA Drafts Amendment to Guidelines on Regulated Toxic Chemical Substances & the Management of Their Handling

by Xunyao Fu, PhD On November 2, 2018, the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan (EPA) drafted an amendment to the Guidelines on Regulated Toxic...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

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Japan to Add Four New Substances to Deleterious Substances List

by Yuko Howell On October 31, 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced that it will amend the Cabinet Order on the...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

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US Department of Transportation Provides Update on HM-219A Miscellaneous Petitions for Rulemaking

by Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow On November 7, 2018, the Office of Pipeline Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) issued HM-219A, a final rule addressing miscellaneous...

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

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Build Brand Awareness and Successfully Promote New Products

Build Brand Awareness with Prospector: Online marketing today is competitive and is all about consistent marketing efforts to make sure your brand image or name...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

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Pesticide Products within the Personal Care Industry: Regulatory Requirements

By Dee Wilson Personal Insect Repellents Elevated concern over insect-borne illnesses has led to an increased demand for personal insect repellents. These products are available...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

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U.S. PHMSA Provides Update on Progress of HM-215O

by Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation have provided an update on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

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ECHA Increases Transparency with Release of New Substance Evaluation Table

by Eleanor Grimes, PhD On October 18, 2018 ECHA released a public table that allows anyone, including substance registrants, to easily monitor the progress ECHA...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

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U.S. EPA Releases Chemicals Prioritization Document

by John J. Kowalski, CHMM Under Section 6(b) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) – as amended – the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or ‘the...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

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U.S. EPA Publishes Final TSCA Fees Rule

By John J. Kowalski, CHMM On October 17, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (also known as the EPA or ‘the Agency’) published a final fees rule...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

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Learn how a Major Chemical Company Increased Customer Satisfaction and Global Leads with UL’s Datasheet Services

Lehmann&Voss&Co, a leading provider of high performance thermoplastic compounds has increased customer satisfaction, received global leads and gained efficiencies in their internal processes by leveraging UL’s...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

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Do You Supply Chemical Products To Major U.S. Retailers?

Dr. Eleanor Grimes Recently, major U.S. retailers – including Walmart, Target and Amazon – have started releasing restricted chemical lists as part of their sustainability...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

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PHMSA Issues Final Rule HM-259 On Pilot-In-Command & Response To Air Related Petitions

By Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP On October 18, 2018, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a final rule titled Docket No. PHMSA-2015-0100...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

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PHMSA Provides Regulatory Update On Hazardous Materials Transportation

By Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the US Department of Transportation provided an update to the...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

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