The Canadian Environmental Protection Act 1999 (CEPA 1999) is the most important chemical control law in Canada. It is a broad act covering the management of new chemical substances and existing chemicals in Canada. Under CEPA, new substances that not listed on Canada DSL need to be notified before manufacturing or importing while the risk of existing substances are controlled by series of regulatory lists. Besides CEPA, Canada's requirements for workplace chemicals will be updated as the GHS, incorporated into WHMIS which is regarded as the national hazard communication system.
This webinar will help enterprise to better understand the management of chemical substances based on these Regulations, and to get fully prepared before entering Canadian market.
Comprehensive Training on K-REACH for Foreign Industry, led by Junho Lee of CIRS Group Korea, is to be scheduled on 18 April 2019. This course aims to provide deeper understanding of K-REACH and practical guidance for foreign industry that needs to comply with K-REACH. Industry will also learn what needs to be prepared and how it can be prepared for direct and indirect importations of chemical substances into Korea.
On January 8, 2019, China Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) published the draft Regulations on Chemical Substances Environmental Risk Assessment and Control for public comments. The draft New Regulation intends to govern the environmental risk assessment and control of any chemical substance. It is the very first piece of chemical control legislation proposed by the MEE. In addition, the draft New Regulation reveals several key changes which might be brought into China new substances management regime. Therefore, any company that is manufacturing, processing and using, importing and exporting chemicals in and from China will be influenced by the draft New Regulation in the future.
This webinar will help enterprise to better understand the risk assessment and risk management of chemical substances to be established based on this Regulation, and to get fully prepared for taking effective measures to prevent and control chemical substances such as PBT or vPvB chemicals.