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Brazil Proposes GHS Updates

Apr-25-2022 GHS Chemical industry Brazil

In Brazil, the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of classification and labeling is established by the Brazilian National Standards Organization (ABNT) standard and officially implemented by Regulatory ...

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Brazil approves the National Solid Waste Plan

Apr-25-2022 EPR for other products Hazardous waste Brazil

On April 14, 2022, the Brazilian government approved the National Solid Waste Plan previously foreseen by the National Solid Waste Policy of 2010. Their main objective is to support solid waste manage...

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Brazil Chemical Inventory approved by the Environmental Commission

Dec-17-2021 Chemical inventory Brazil Chemical notification/ registration

The Brazilian Deputies’ Chamber approved Law Bill 6.120/2019, which proposes the creation of a national chemical inventory aimed at consolidating information of chemicals present and imported into ...

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Brazilian Health Agency Revises Food Contact Material

Mar-16-2022 Brazil Chemical industry Food contact Plastics Regulatory update

The new Resolution 589/2021 entered into force in Brazil in January, 2022,. The National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) Resolution revises three pieces of national legislation on food contact ...

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Brazil Considers the Inclusion of New Active Ingredients

Mar-11-2022 Brazil Chemical industry Substance & mixture classification

In February 2022, the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) submitted a proposal for including substances/organisms as active ingredients into authorized monographs authorized in Brazil. The ...

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Brazil updates allowed UV filters in cosmetics

Mar-03-2022 Cosmetic Products Brazil

On February 9, 2022, the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published a resolution addressing ultraviolet (UV) filters allowed to be present in cosmetics. In addition, Resolution 600 form...

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Brazil issues decree to regulate the National Waste Policy

Feb-11-2022 Hazardous waste Public policy Waste water emission Brazil

On January 12, 2022, the Brazilian government issued a Regulatory Decree for the National Waste Policy, officialized and published by Law 12.305 on August 2010. The Regulatory Decree 10.936 does n...

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