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  • OSHA publishes final rule to the federal register

    OSHA’s final ruling on the Hazard Communication Standard (1910.1200) in alliance with the UN’s Globally Harmonized Communication System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), was published in the Federal Register March 26, 2012, and will take effect in 60 days. The new standard is expected to significantly improve health and safety for nearly 45 million workers, who ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Denmark begins public consultation on nanomaterials register

    On July 4, 2013, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency began a public consultation on a draft order for a nanomaterials register. The draft order would impose annual reporting requirements on manufacturers and importers concerning mixtures and products containing nanomaterials. The reporting requirements would apply to nanomaterials ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 2,923 more chemicals registered by industry under REACH

    By the second REACH deadline of 31 May 2013, 9 084 registration dossiers have been submitted by 3 215 companies to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). The final number of successful registrations and substances submitted will be available in early September when all dossiers have been processed. Detailed registration statistics are published on ECHA's website. By the 31 May 2013, 3 215 ...

  • Toyota GB motors ahead with new legal registers

    Toyota (GB) plc, which is responsible for marketing and aftersales of Toyota and Lexus branded vehicles in the UK, has implemented new legal registers to ensure compliance with stringent and far-reaching safety and environmental legislation. Produced by online specialists Cedrec, the registers are seen by Toyota as a major benefit, enabling legal and compliance manager Tim ...

  • Telegan and Crowcon to Supply Gas Detection Products to Gas Safe Register™ Inspectors

    Telegan Gas Monitoring and its exclusive industry partner, Anton Industrial Services, are providing a fleet of flue gas analysers and gas detectors to all Gas Safe Register™ inspectors. The contract involves 106 award-winning Telegan 'Sprint V' multi-purpose flue gas analysers and 106 Crowcon (Telegan’s parent company) 'Eikon' carbon monoxide monitors. Gas Safe Register™ replaced the CORGI gas ...

  • Zug Commercial Register Does Not Approve Registration of Transocean's First Distribution Installment

    Transocean to Appeal Commercial Register's DecisionZUG, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 08/13/10 -- Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that the Commercial Register of the Canton of Zug rejected Transocean's application to register the first of four planned partial par value reductions in an amount of 0.86 Swiss francs per issued share, equal to approximately 0.82 U.S. dollars ...


    By Marketwire

  • EPA announces proposed decision to register Nanosilver Pesticide Product

    On August 27, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposed decision to register “Nanosilva,” a nanosilver-containing antimicrobial pesticide product. According to EPA, Nanosilva is a silver-based product “used as a non-food-contact preservative to protect plastics and textiles (e.g., in household items, electronics, sports gear, hospital equipment, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Eaton Introduces Toggle Switches Made with EPA Registered CuVerro Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces for Healthcare Facilities

    Power management company Eaton today announced its industry-first line of switches and wallplates made with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered CuVerro antimicrobial copper surfaces will now include a toggle switch option. Laboratory testing has shown that, when cleaned regularly, these surfaces deliver continuous and ongoing antibacterial* action, effective in killing greater than ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • New European register gives public access to information on emissions from European industrial facilities

    The European Commission and the European Environment Agency today launched a comprehensive new European pollutant release and transfer register – E-PRTR. The register contains information about the emissions of pollutants to air, water and land by industrial facilities throughout Europe. It includes annual data for 91 substances and covers more than 24 000 facilities in 65 economic activities. It ...

  • 1 December deadline: Has your businesses pre-registered its chemicals yet?

    There are only three weeks to go before businesses face a mandatory obligation to register their use of chemicals. Legislation for enforcing REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) is laid before Parliament today, which will come into force when the pre-registration period ends and businesses must register their chemicals. Pre-registering the chemical ...


  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA to act on hazardous waste rules

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  has announced the next steps with respect to two hazardous waste rules to respond to concerns raised by stakeholders. These are: the Definition of Solid Waste Rule (DSW) and the Emission Comparable Fuels Rule (ECF).  Both the DSW and ECF rules, which were both pushed through during the waning days of the Bush administration, have been criticized as ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Recent Federal Developments in Hazardous Substances

    EPA Publishes Chemical Data Reporting Rule: On August 16, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule entitled Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, formerly known as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Rule, under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 76 Fed. Reg. 50816. The revisions, which were first announced August 2, 2011, expand the requirements for ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Adds Six Hazardous Sites to Superfund List

    Untitled Document WASHINGTON, DC, April 20, 2006 (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is adding six new hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the ...

  • EU to revise laws on recycling and use of hazardous substances

    Improving implementation and enforcement of laws on electrical and electronic equipment and cutting unnecessary administrative burden are the main objectives of the revised directives proposed by the Commission today. The directives on the collection and recycling of electrical and electronic equipment and on the restriction of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment – ...

  • China Extends Hazardous Chemicals Registration Requirement to Importers

    On July 11, 2012, China's State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) published Order Number 53, Measures for the Administration of Registration of Hazardous Chemicals, which replaces its 2002 predecessor. Order Number 53 extends the chemical registration requirements to importers and manufacturers/producers. An increase in the number of substances defined as "hazardous chemicals" in China is also ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Final amendment to the US hazardous waste listing

    The US Environmental Protection Agency is amending the F019 hazardous waste listing to facilitate the use of aluminum in automobiles, light trucks and utility vehicles. This action will encourage motor vehicle manufacturers to use more aluminum parts, producing vehicles that are lighter. Lighter vehicles are capable of increased gas mileage and decreased exhaust air emissions, including ...

  • China Extends Hazardous Chemicals Registration Requirement to Importers

    On July 11, 2012, China's State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) published Order Number 53, Measures for the Administration of Registration of Hazardous Chemicals, which replaces its 2002 predecessor. Order Number 53 extends the chemical registration requirements to importers and manufacturers/producers. An increase in the number of substances defined as "hazardous chemicals" in China is also ...


    By Acta Group

  • Rentokil company fined for hazardous waste offences

    A subsidiary of the international company, Rentokil, has been fined £4,000 for hazardous waste offences at a site in Devon. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. Rentokil Initial Services operates a waste transfer station at Okehampton where washroom wastes including air freshener canisters are taken for treatment prior to being sent for recovery or disposal. The canisters ...

  • FAO and WHO Publish Guidelines on Highly Hazardous Pesticides

    On May 10, 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued guidelines on highly hazardous pesticides (HHP) (Guidelines) as part of the International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management (Code of Conduct). HHPs are defined in the Guidelines as ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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