After the technical review and the review of the National Pesticide Registration Review Committee in China, the registration of 5 active ingredients and 10 new pesticide products applied by 4 enterprises including Sichuan Jinzhu Ecological Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd. were approved. All 10 products belong to biopesticides.
On March 1, 2023, the National Public Service Platform for Standards Information in China released two draft national standards – GB 6944 Classification and Code of Dangerous Goods and GB 12268 List of Dangerous Goods. The two drafts are open for public consultation until May 8, 2023.
The European Commission is to prohibit the use of 31 carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR) substances in cosmetic products. The Commission notified WTO of the amendments on November 17, 2022. These substances were added into Annex II of the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and the ban on their use in cosmetics will apply from 1 December 2023.
On March 15, 2023, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued three new food contact substances passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee and now open for public comments. The deadline for public comments is April 10, 2023.
Statistics indicate that the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) in India has reinforced the scrutiny of imported goods in the first quarter of this year. Products from several enterprises exporting chemicals to India have been detained because of the absence of the mandatory BIS certificate. In the following article, we summarize the latest BIS lists and their corresponding implementation timelines (as of March 2023). All products in the List under Mandatory Certification must obtain relevant certificates from the Bureau of India Standards (BIS) before they are introduced to the Indian market.
We’ve translated a selection of some of the latest FAQs on cosmetics registration and filing in China with a focus on new cosmetic ingredients to help you understand the current requirements.
On March 10, 2023, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) issued a public consultation on 3 new food raw materials passing the technical review of the CFSA Expert Review Committee. These 3 new food raw materials are: Yellowhorn seed kernel; Yellowhorn leaf; and Yeast protein The deadline for public comments is April 10, 2023.
We’ve translated a selection of some of the latest FAQs on health food registration and filing in China to help you understand the current requirements.
On March 2, National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC) issued an announcement (No. 1 of 2023) for “Three New Foods” with 28 products approved, including one new food raw material, 16 new food additives, and 11 food-related products
On March 1, 2023, members of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted their opinions on amending the regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gas) emissions with 64 votes in favor, eight against and seven abstentions, and the further target is to accelerate the transition to climate neutrality. The report is scheduled to be adopted during the March 29-30, 2023 plenary sitting and will constitute Parliament’s negotiating position with EU governments on the final shape of the legislation on F-gas.