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We are very pleased to announce the return of our Global Chemical Regulation Conference, on Thursday, October 5, 2023. However, this year, after the success of our Cosmetics Conference in April, we have decided to move the location from Dublin to London. The one-day event will bring together our global experts and speakers from industry to cover a variety of topics including:
Whether you are new to the world of Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, and crossover with the customs regulations when importing or exporting chemicals across international borders, or you just want a refresher, then this free webinar series is for you. Our team will cover the latest updates to GHS regulations in Europe (EU CLP) and Asian Pacific countries, providing you with background and practical tips from our extensive knowledge. Guest speaker Conor Monaghan, the Global Head of Operations at Customs Complete, will also delve into the world of customs regulations and the crossover with chemical regulations when importing or exporting across international borders.
On September 13, 2023, the European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA) Enforcement Forum decided to make its advice on the enforceability of REACH restriction proposals public. It officially published its first advice on the proposal to restrict creosote and related substances in treated wood.
On August 10, 2023, the South Korean Ministry of Environment (MOE) published Notice No.2023-183 revising the volume of toxic, restricted, prohibited, and permitted substances in accordance with the Regulations on the Implementation of the Chemical Substance Management Act. The revision this time aims to enhance the management of chemicals and safeguard public health and the environment.
Lucy Wang, senior regulatory consultant from the CIRS US team, is set to take the stage at PSX 2023, an annual conference hosted by the Product Stewardship Society. This premier event, known for its dedication to empowering product stewardship professionals, will convene in Boston, MA, October 17-19, providing a platform for Lucy to illuminate an essential aspect of China's hazardous chemical policy.
At the November 21, Global Cosmetics Regulatory Summit 2023, hosted by Chemical Watch, industry professionals will have the opportunity to gain insights from Bryan Zhou, deputy general manager of CIRS Europe. He will be addressing a crucial subject that impacts the global cosmetics industry – China's cosmetic ingredient submission process.
Get ready for an enlightening short course at the upcoming Pacific Coatings Show 2023, where Li Xiang, CIRS Europe's business manager, and Christine Chuang, European regional manager of the chemical department, from CIRS HQ will join forces to delve into the complex realm of Chemical Legislation in Asia-Pacific and China.
On August 25, 2023, the European Commission released the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/1656 amending Regulation (EU) No 649/2012. 35 chemicals (27 pesticides and 8 industrial chemicals) were added to Annex I of (EU)2023/1656. Currently, there are 295 entries in the Annex I.
We are delighted to announce that Lucy Wang, senior regulatory consultant from the CIRS US team will be providing an overview of recent regulatory developments and updates from China at Chemical Watch’s Regulatory Summit Americas 2023 in Washington D.C.
The SCHC 2023 Annual Meeting, hosted by The Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC), is approaching, and the CIRS US team is eager to be part of this significant event. It is a must-attend for professionals in environmental, health, and safety (EHS) and regulatory affairs.