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India delays Quality Control Order Enforcement Date for 3 Substances

Jun-01-2023 BIS Chemical industry

On 23 May 2023 the Central Government of India published a notice in the Indian Gazette delaying the start date for the Quality Control Orders (QCOs) for vinyl acetate monomer, methyl acrylate, and et...

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India Consults on Changes to Cosmetic’s Regulation

Jun-01-2023 Cosmetic Products Cosmetics Rules 2020

On 15 May 2023 the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MHFW) published a notification in the Gazette of India concerning amendments of the Cosmetic Rules, 2020. The MHFW is accepting comment...

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India is conducting consultations on a new standard for PET bottles for edible oils.

Jun-01-2023 BIS Plastics Environment

On 18 May 2023 the Indian Standards Bureau (BIS) published a draft revised standard regarding polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles for packaging of edible oils. PET, a plastic resin formed by poly...

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India consulting on revised standard for chloroform

May-31-2023 BIS Chemical industry

In April 2023 the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) published a draft Indian Standard, Chloroform Pure and Technical, and is consulting on this until 4 June 2023. Other than the well-known anestheti...

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UN countries add 3 substances to Annex A of the Stockholm Convention

May-15-2023 POPs Hazardous chemicals

At the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Stockholm Convention on 5 May 2023, more than 120 countries agreed to add 2 plastic chemicals and one pesticide to the Conventions lis...

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India releases draft notification for Extended Producer Responsibility for used oil

May-12-2023 EPR for used oil Hazardous waste

On 2 May 2023, the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) published a draft notification in the Gazette of India for bringing out regulations for Extended Producer Responsibi...

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India amends Plastic Waste Management Rules

May-03-2023 EPR for packaging materials Plastics

On 27 April 2023 the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change published a notification in the Gazette of India announcing the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2023. The Rul...

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