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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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Peru Amends Waste Regulation of Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Dec-20-2021 EPR for electrical and electronics Peru Regulatory update

On November 18, 2021, the Ministry of Environment approved complementary provisions to Decree 9/2019, which is the current legislative instrument for the management and handling of Waste from Elec...

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Peru Turns Registry for Emissions Pollutants Mandatory

Aug-31-2021 Chemical industry Peru Regulatory update

On July 24, Peru’s Ministry of the Environment (MINAM) published Decree 18/2021. By this Decree, Peru creates the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (RETC by its acronym in Spanish). The new...

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