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  • Increased recycling - inventories required

    DNV has for nearly two decades been actively involved in issues relating to harmful substances on board vessels that are ready for recycling. Over almost the same period, DNV has also been involved in improving the whole recycling process. In May this year, a new IMO guideline – “International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships” – is to be adopted. “DNV has ...


    By DNV GL

  • TSCA: Preparing for the Inventory Reset: It Is Not That Easy

    With the recent release of the 2016 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) dataset and the initial interim list of active substances released with the February 2017 copy of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory (Inventory), the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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

  • Seamlessly integrate MSDSs with chemical inventory management

    ChemSW, Inc. and 3E Company will host a joint webcast on How to Seamlessly Integrate MSDSs and Chemical Inventory Management to be held on October 25, 2011 from 10:30-11:30pm PST / 1:30pm-2:30pm EST.  The average R&D laboratory typically has thousands of materials on site and each one requires a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). But having a MSDS is just the beginning because those ...


  • EPA Promulgates SNURs for Two CNT Substances

    On July 8, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 13 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). The rule includes two PMN substances, P-10-5 and P-11-339, that were the subject of TSCA Section 5(e) consent orders and whose reported chemical names include the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Methyl Bromide Inventory Continues Downward Trend

    The methyl bromide inventory held by U.S. companies at the end of 2006 continues to shrink, according to data released by EPA today. The data show a steady decline in the inventory since 2003, when the Agency began collecting such information.   Methyl bromide is an ozone-depleting chemical that has been used as a general pesticide across a wide range of agricultural sectors for many years ...

  • 3E Company Introduces Toxics Release Inventory and National Pollutant Release Inventory Regulatory Reporting Services

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the launch of new regulatory consulting services to streamline compliance with complex U.S. Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Canadian National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) regulations. 3E’s comprehensive new TRI and NPRI reporting services can ...


    By 3E Company

  • Taiwan expected to publish draft national inventory of existing chemicals at end of 2011

    Taiwan is likely to publish a draft national inventory of existing chemical substances by the end of 2011. During an interagency meeting held the week of June 20, 2011, participants chose to delay publication of the draft inventory to align it with legislation for new chemicals notification. Taiwan will introduce new chemicals notification by amending two laws -- the Labor Safety and Health Act ...


    By Acta Group

  • TSCA: EPA Proposes Requirements for TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive)

    On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed rule that would require an electronic notification for chemical substances listed on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory that were manufactured (including imported) for non-exempt commercial purposes during the ten-year time period ending on June 21, 2016. 82 Fed. Reg. 4255. EPA would also ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ECHA requests companies to pre-register only the substances they intend to register

    ECHA advises companies to reflect on their pre-registration strategy before preregistering their substance(s). Companies wishing to have some of their preregistrations deleted should send such a request by registered mail to ECHA. By 15 September 352,641 pre-registrations had been received by ECHA. The breakdown by country is given in Attachment I. A number of these pre-registrations may not be ...

  • Taiwan Expected to Publish Draft National Inventory of Existing Chemicals at End of 2011

    Taiwan is likely to publish a draft national inventory of existing chemical substances by the end of 2011. During an interagency meeting held the week of June 20, 2011, participants chose to delay publication of the draft inventory to align it with legislation for new chemicals notification. Taiwan will introduce new chemicals notification by amending two laws -- the Labor Safety and Health Act ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • WEBINAR - Chemical Substance Regulation in Central and South America: A Deeper Dive

    The Central and South American chemical regulatory environment continues to be one that is challenging to understand, navigate, and manage from a business perspective.  These challenges most often stem from one of three aspects:  a lack of knowledge concerning the regulatory and governmental authority structure; a challenge in determining which regulations (local, national, and/or trade ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • TSCA Hot Topics: Inventory Notification and Strategies for Complying, and Update on Section 5

    With the recent release of the 2016 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) dataset and the initial interim list of active substances released with the June 2017 copy of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory (Inventory), the magnitude of effort that will be needed to comply with the Section 8(b)(4) Inventory notification process is becoming clear (see our June 6, 2017, memorandum “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • TSCA Hot Topics: Inventory Notification and Strategies for Complying, and Update on Section 5

    With the recent release of the 2016 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) dataset and the initial interim list of active substances released with the June 2017 copy of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory (Inventory), the magnitude of effort that will be needed to comply with the Section 8(b)(4) Inventory notification process is becoming clear (see our June 6, 2017, memorandum “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • MSDSonline launches new hazardous chemical inventory management platform Chicago, IL

    MSDSonline (http://www.MSDSonline.com), a leading developer of on-demand (SaaS) EH&S compliance management solutions, today announced the availability of its new hazardous chemical inventory management platform. The new web-based platform is designed to ...

  • EPA Proposes SNURs for 37 Chemical Substances, Including 14 Nanomaterials

    On February 25, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 37 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). In addition, 17 of the chemical substances are subject to TSCA Section 5(e) consent orders issued by EPA. If issued in final, the SNURs would require ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Proposes SNURs for 37 Chemical Substances, Including 14 Nanomaterials

    On February 25, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 37 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). In addition, 17 of the chemical substances are subject to TSCA Section 5(e) consent orders issued by EPA. If issued in final, the SNURs would require ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • UN level classification of hazardous substances to be incorporated into EU law

    MEPs adopted three legislative reports on the classification, labelling and packing of substances and mixtures. The first-reading agreement concerns the implementation of the UN level agreed, GHS (Globally Harmonised System) on classification, labelling and packaging of hazardous substances into EU legislation. The new rules are similar to existing EU rules (which will be replaced later) but ...


    By European Parliament

  • EPA Publishes ANPR on Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Substances and Mixtures

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the May 19, 2014, Federal Register an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to seek comment on the information that should be reported or disclosed for hydraulic fracturing chemical substances and mixtures and the mechanism for obtaining this information. According to EPA, this mechanism could be regulatory (under Sections 8(a) ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA publishes final clarification for chemical identification describing activated phosphors for TSCA inventory purposes

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its final clarification under which certain activated phosphors that are not on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(b) Chemical Substance Inventory (TSCA Inventory) will be considered to be 'new' chemical substances under TSCA Section 5, and thus will be subject to applicable notification requirements under TSCA Section ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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