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Thailand approves to restrict PFOA under the Stockholm Convention

Dec-15-2022 Substances of concern SVHC

As required under the Hazardous Substance Act B.E. 2535 (1992), the Ministry of Industry of Thailand's Department of Industrial Works opened the first draft notification for the public hearing pro...

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Heavy metals in fluoropolymer coatings to be regulated in Thailand

Dec-09-2022 Chemical industry Chemical inventory

In Thailand, the Ministry of Industry (MOI) is a cabinet ministry responsible for promoting and regulating industries. To ensure consumer safety, and safeguard human health, Thailand has published Tha...

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Thailand renews the Plastic Food Packaging Standards

Sep-12-2022 Product registration/ notification Public policy

On 1 June 2022 the Thailand Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) published a notification regarding Quality or Standard of Plastic Containers in the Royal Gazette. The notification was previously announc...

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Notification of Committee on Label-controlled products - Thailand

Sep-16-2022 Labelling Hazardous chemicals Fertilizer

The Hazardous Substance Act B.E. 2535 was issued in 1992 and is the most important chemical control law in Thailand. The purpose of this Act is to regulate the importation, production, marketing, and ...

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5 Mandatory Standards for Food Contact Materials in Thailand

Jun-07-2022 Conformity assessment Plastics Restricted use Compliance strategy

Thailand published some new requirements regarding Food Contact Materials (FCMs) which will enter into force on January 3, 2023. The Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) published these five man...

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Thailand updates regulations on Person Responsible for Safety Storage of Hazardous Substance

May-25-2022 Chemical notification/ registration Notified Body Safer alternatives Hazardous chemicals

The Thailand Department of Industrial works and Ministry of Industry Recently published a notification, in the Royal Gazette on 11 April 2022.  This notification is referred to as “Notification of ...

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Thailand Restricts Phthalates in Toy Products

May-17-2022 Chemical authorisation Import/export restrictions Permitted or restricted actives

On March 25, 2022, a regulation mandating toys to conform with the Thai industrial standard for toys, TIS 685 Part 1-2562 (2019) Toys: Safety requirements Part 1 – Requirements, was published in the...

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