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Page Industries in India implements a prohibited substances list across the supply chain

Jun-21-2022 PFAS Textiles & apparel Hazardous chemicals Chemical supply-chain

Page Industries, an Indian textiles firm, has established a restricted substances list (RSL) as part of its chemical management strategy, which will be enforced by enterprises throughout its supply ch...

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India releases a proposal of new E-waste management regulations

Jun-14-2022 Electrical & electronics EPR for electrical and electronics Risk management

On May 20, 2022, the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change released a new regulation draft that will replace the current E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016. In addition to informati...

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BIS Draft Standard for Tooth Whitening and Bleaching Products

Jun-07-2022 BIS Packaging Test methods

A draft standard was issued by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) on May 6, 2022, for tooth whitening and bleaching products. The authorities invite comments till July 5, 2022.  The standard pr...

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India develops chemical safety guidance for isolated storage and industry

May-20-2022 Chemical industry India REACH Major accident hazard & risk Safer alternatives

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have developed an integrated guidance framework for chemical safety in isolated storage a...

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India publishes QCO for 1 3 phenylenediamine

May-20-2022 BIS India REACH Mercury Compliance strategy

On the 27th of April 2022, India published a Quality Control Order (QCO) for a national standard encompassing the intermediate 1, 3 phenylenediamine. Manufacturers and importers of the substance must ...

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India consults on revised standards for paint and varnish ingredients

May-20-2022 BIS Lead Mercury

India has launched a consultation to update standards for titanium (rutile grade) and barium sulphate pigments, both of which are used in paints and varnishes. The draft amended standards, which were ...

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India extends QCO Enforcement for three substances

May-18-2022 BIS India REACH Product certification

On the 13th of May 2022, the Central Government of India extended the enforcement date for three substances under the Quality Control Order (QCO). The Quality Control Order is the regulation that ...

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