Glyphosate, Yes: not change proposed to hazard classification

The latest RAC´s opinion recommends keeping the existing classification for glyphosate as a substance that causes serious eye damage and is toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects.

Just a year ago, the ECHA Committee for Risk Assessmentstarted a process to review the current harmonized classification and labelling proposal of Glyphosate. The revision was triggered by a 2019 - application issued by the Glyphosate Renewal Group - GRG

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Singapore adapts to the GHS 7th Revised Edition

On April 4, the government agency Enterprise Singapore, which promotes the business development of the Asian country, published a revision proposal for the Singapore Standard (SS) 586, which regulates the communication and registration of hazardous chemicals, with the aim of adapting it to the seventh revised edition of the GHS.

The proposed changes to SS 586 includes:

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18th ATP of the CLP published

The Delegated Regulation (EU) 2022/692 was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 3 May 2022 and will be applied from 23 November 2023.

The latest amendment to del CLP Regulation, that guarantees its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, came into force last 23 May, 2022, but it establishes a grace period for its application, scheduled for the end of 2023, so that companies have enough time to adapt to the new regulatory requirements.

Among the MAIN NOVELTIES established by the directive are:

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Grace period in Korea: How to comply with the new MSDS requirements.

On November 2020, Korea's Ministry of Employment and Labor (MoEL) published major amendments to GHS Classification and MSDS requirements under the Notice No. 2020-130, which contains a major revision to the Standards for Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances and Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), regulated originally in the MoEL Notice No. 2016-19, and formulated under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (K-OSHA).

The notice came into force last 1 January, 2021, but it stated a “grace period” for substances notified before then. If your industry is affected by the norm, it is time for you to verify if your MSDS fulfill all the new requirements. Let us explain the main changes introduced by Notice No. 2020-130.

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