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Peru Regulatory News

New Regulation for Hazardous Substances to Take Effect in Peru on June 1 2024

May-24-2024 Hazardous chemicals Latin America

On December 2, 2023, the Peruvian government published Supreme Decree No. 031-2023-SA, which approves the "Regulation and Oversight of Hazardous Substances for Domestic, Industrial, and Public Health ...

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Andean Community Countries to Unify Standards for Household Goods 

Apr-19-2024 Chemical industry Latin America

In an effort to streamline regulations and improve environmental protection, member countries of the Andean Community are proposing to synchronize standards for household cleaners and absorbent person...

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Peru Implements New Decree for Hazardous Substances Across Homes Industries and Public Health

Dec-06-2023 Chemical industry GHS Latin America

Peru has issued a Supreme Decree (DS 031-2023-SA) that complements the Decree 1570 for management of Chemical Substances, introducing comprehensive regulations for hazardous substances used in househ...

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Comprehensive Guidelines for Lead Paints and Coatings Authorization and Labeling in Peru

Sep-06-2023 Labelling Lead Latin America

Peru's General Directorate of Environmental Health and Food Safety (DIGESA) has introduced a new set of regulations designed to establish authorization and labeling standards for paints and coatin...

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Fertilizers in Peru: The New Rules Proposed for Import and Production

Jul-04-2023 Fertilizer Latin America

Peru is taking significant steps to regulate the import and production of fertilizers, aiming to enhance sustainable soil management, promote domestic agricultural competitiveness and sustainability, ...

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Decree for the implementation of a national chemicals framework issued in Peru

May-31-2023 Chemical inventory Latin America

On 28 May 2023 the Peruvian Ministry of the Environment (MINAM) issued Legislative Decree No. 1570. The decree establishes the legal framework for the comprehensive management of chemical substances i...

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Peru Close to Acquire Funds for Chemical Implementation

Apr-25-2022 Public policy Chemical industry Peru

Peru has been working on its national chemical policy at least since 2020. In recent months, Peru approached the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for funding its implementation and enforcin...

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