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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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Brazil Bans New Electrical Equipment PCBs

Dec-20-2021 POPs restricted substances in EEE Electrical and electronics

On the 25th of November 2021, the Brazilian National Congress sanctioned a legislation concerning the mandatory controlled disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Law 14250/2...

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Brazil Chemical Inventory approved by the Environmental Commission

Dec-20-2021 Chemical Category Chemical inventory

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 imported into the ...

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Brazil: The National Chemical Inventory is a step ahead

May-30-2021 Chemical inventory risk management

The Law Bill 6.120/2019 is in possession of the Environment and Sustainable Development Commission (CMADS) of the Deputies’ Chamber since early December 2019, aiming to create the National Inven...

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