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Mexico Updates Law on Chemical Precursors and Essential Chemical Products

May-12-2023 Chemical industry Latin America

On 3 May 2023 the Mexican government published a decree adding, amending, and repealing various provisions of the Federal Law for the Control of Chemical Precursors, Essential Chemical Products and Ma...

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Mexico introduces amendments in the standard on marking and labelling of dangerous goods for transport

May-08-2023 Labelling Hazardous chemicals

On 2 March 2023, a draft standard was disclosed that involves two standards on marking and labelling requirements from 2008. The draft standard aligns Mexico’s rule with the UN model regulation. It ...

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New Mexican Chemical regulatory framework on the road

Apr-24-2023 Chemical industry Chemical notification/ registration Chemical Framework

The Mexican government has expressed its interest in promoting the application of a national policy on chemical substances, considering the life cycle of such substances. The General Health Council, r...

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Mexico announces changes in its regulation regarding cosmetics perfumes and products for personal and home care industry.

Feb-06-2023 Cosmetic Products Government incentives Labelling

The Secretariat of Health of Mexico through the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) indicated that regulations on cosmetics, perfumes and products for the personal ...

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Mexico consults on updates to rules on the transport of dangerous goods

Sep-14-2022 Hazardous chemicals Chemical supply-chain

The Mexican government is currently consulting on proposed updates to its standard governing Transport Documents for dangerous goods (NOM-043-SCT/2003). The proposed new standard (NOM-043-SCT-SEMAR-AR...

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Mexico Publishes New Specifications for Dangerous Goods Transportation

Mar-16-2022 Chemical industry Hazard assessment Mexico

On February 28, 2022, the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SCT) issued an Official Mexican Norm (NOM in Spanish). This regulation assigns specifications for transpor...

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Mexico bans cosmetics animal testing

Sep-03-2021 Animal testing Cosmetic Products Mexico

On the 2nd of September 2021, the Chamber of Senators in Mexico passed the bill to prohibit the use of animals for cosmetics testing. The bill stipulates that cosmetic product cannot be manufacture...

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