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ANVISA updates the INCI Translation Panel with the translation of 1148 cosmetic ingredients

Jun-18-2024 Cosmetic Act Cosmetic Products

On 24 May 2024, the Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) updated the INCI Translation Panel with the translation of 1,016 International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI) into ...

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Brazil: Understanding the New Regulations for Metallic Materials in Contact with Food

May-02-2024 Food contact materials Latin America

In the field of food safety, regulations play a key role in protecting public health and ensuring the integrity of consumables. Recently, Brazil introduced a new regulation, RDC No. 854/2024, which fo...

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Brazil Takes Action on Mercury Control

Apr-03-2024 Chemical contaminants Latin America Mercury

Moving towards environmental preservation, Brazil has recently issued a draft rule for public comment outlining the requirements and procedures aimed at controlling the import, export, recycling, re...

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Brazil's Anvisa publishes rules for paints and varnishes with sanitizing action

Mar-12-2024 Chemical contaminants South America Latin America

Starting April 1st, 2024, paints and varnishes intended for real estate use must be registered with Anvisa if they have sanitizing properties. This requirement applies to products formulated with sub...

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Anvisa's Latest Guidance on Food Contact Materials and Sustainable Practices

Mar-04-2024 FCM Latin America

In its continuous efforts to ensure the safety of food contact materials and promote sustainability in the industry, the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) recently published the 6th edition ...

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Advancements in Safe Storage and Compatibility of Chemical Substances: The Introduction of NBR 17160 in Brazil

Feb-23-2024 Substances of concern Latin America

The Brazilian Association of Technical Standards (ABNT) has taken an important step forward in enhancing safety measures concerning chemical substances with the introduction of the new standard "NBR ...

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Brazil's Pesticide Paradigm: Sweeping Changes in Landmark Legislation

Jan-03-2024 Latin America Pesticides

President Lula signed into law the Bill (PL) 1.459/2022 on Wednesday (Dec. 27), guiding in a new era for the approval and commercialization of pesticides in Brazil. Law 14.785 of 2023 is already in fo...

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