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Colombia Progresses on OECD Chemical Instruments

Apr-25-2022 Aerospace automotive & engineering Chemical industry Colombia

Colombia officially joined the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in April 2020 despite not complying with all instruments required by the organization at the time. In this ...

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Comprehensive Chemical Management Promulgated in Colombia

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

After four years of drafting the framework, Colombia finally promulgated a robust chemical management regulation. Decree 1630, published on November 30, 2021, sets the ground for implementing a na...

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Colombia’s Labor Ministry the first sector to implement GHS

Apr-30-2021 GHS Colombia Regulatory update

Colombia incorporated GHS guidelines in 2018 based on the Decreto 1.496/2018. The regulation provides guidance for ministries to implement the standard in each sector. In 2021, the Ministry of L...

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Colombia's chemical legislation might be right around the corner

Jan-29-2021 Chemical inventory GHS Colombia

In 2020 Colombia became the third Latin American country to join the OECD. As a membership requirement, the country has to develop a chemicals management system, including chemical regulation. The che...

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