Taiwanese EPA Adds 15 Substances to Concerned Chemical List
On January 12, 2023, Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) supplemented a total of 15 chemical substances to the concerned chemical list in the following three categories: Five substances with concerns about food safety risks; Two new psychoactive substances (NPS); and Eight explosive precursors.
Taiwanese EPA Released the Draft Guidance on Dossier Preparation and Hazard Assessments of Chemicals for Public Comments
On September 19 2022, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) of Taiwan, China released the draft Guidance on Phrase 1 Registration of New and Existing Chemical Substances in accordance with the requirements of the Regulations on Registration of New and Existing Chemical Substances (the “Registration Regulations”), and the draft Guidance for Hazards and Exposures Assessment of Chemical Substances that specifies provisions on the Phrase 1 and 2 registration of new and existing chemical substances. They are now available for download on the registration platform and also for public consultation.
Taiwanese EPA Consults on Adding 15 Substances to Concerned Chemical List
On September 8, 2022, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) of Taiwan released a public consultation on adding 15 chemical substances to the concerned chemical substances list in the following three categories: New Psychoactive Substances (NPS); Substances with Concerns about Food Safety Risks; and Explosive Precursors. Moreover, it specifies the management and regulation of activities such as production, import, sale, use, storage, and transportation. The period for public comments will last 14 days.
Taiwan Revised the Labeling and SDS Rules for Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances
The Toxic and Chemical Substances Bureau, Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan, (Taiwan, China) released the amendments to articles of the Regulation for the Labeling and Materials Safety Data Sheets for Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances on July 21, 2022.
Taiwan Released the 2nd Revision to Regulation on New and Existing Chemical Substance Registration
On 23 Nov. 2021, Taiwan has released the Revised Regulation on New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration (Regulation), which took effective from the date of promulgation. The Regulation on New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration was prepared based on the Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substance Control Act. It specifies the data requirements when registrants go through the registration process for the manufacture or import of new and existing chemical substances. On 11 Mar. 2019, Taiwan EPA has amended the Regulation for the first time. In the first revision, the Regulation listed 106 substances as the first batch of existing substances subject to standard registration, and gave their tonnage band, registration deadlines, as well as the data requirements. This is the second revision to the Regulation.
Taiwan has Initiated the Annual Reporting of New and Existing Substances for 2021
Taiwan has initiated the annual reporting of new and existing substances since 1 Apr. 2021. Under the Provisions on the Registration of New and Existing Substances (2019), registrants must report the actual manufacturing/ import volume of last year of the new and existing substances between 1 April and 30 September annually since 1 April 2020. Information that shall be reported include: registrant information, the registration number, annual manufacturing/ import volume, etc
Taiwan to Adjust the Charges for Chemical Substances Registration
On 17 Sep. 2020, Taiwan Environmental Protection Agency has released a draft amendment on charges of toxic substances and substances of concern. What are the changes to the charges of new and existing substances registration in Taiwan? Details are as follows: Charges for change of new and existing substances registration documents is deleted; The prior verification application for polymers of low concern will charge 1000NTD; 2000 NTD will be charged to extend the valid perio
CIRS Free Webinar: New requirements for Existing Chemical Substances Standard Registration in Taiwan and Case Studies
Introduction On 9 June 2020, Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration released the Guideline on Existing Chemical Substance Standard Registration (First Edition), with the detailed information such as required documents and dossiers preparation. This webinar will elaborate the document requirements, the available data sources, the access to data information, registration types, registration processes and will highlight the challenges companies may face when complying w
Existing Chemical Substance Registration in Taiwan
Updated on 3 Jul. 2020 Background: In accordance with Article 30 of the Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances Control Act (TCCSCA, revised in 2019), enterprises that manufacture or import certain quantities of existing chemical substances each year shall submit the registration dossier of chemical substance to the competent authority before the specified deadline. In accordance with Article 16 of the Regulations of New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration (Sub-regu
Requirements on Existing Chemical Substances Standard Registration in Taiwan
9 Jun. 2020, Taiwan released the Guideline on Existing Chemical Substance Standard Registration (First Edition). Compared with the Draft released in September 2019, the Guideline gives more details and will better help enterprises understand the requirements of existing chemical substances standard registration. The Guideline covers six chapters and an appendix. Details are as follows: Guideline on Existing Chemical Substance Standard Registration (First Edition) Chapter One