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February 3, 2020Xiaolu Wang

The Environmental Protection Administration and Ministry of Transportation and Communications of Taiwan issued the Amendment to the Toxic Chemical Substances Transportation Management Regulations and the Renaming of the Regulations as Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances Transportation Management Regulations (修正「毒性化學物質運送管理辦法」,並修正名稱為「毒性及關注化學物質運送管理辦法」) (the amendment) on 22 January 2020. The amendment aims to expand...
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September 3, 2019Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan has proposed amending its rules for hazard communication of chemicals. For instance, additional labeling and safety data sheet (SDS) related requirements would be introduced to chemicals of concern. Public consultation on the proposal is open until 14 October 2019. Verisk 3E Review The Environmental Protection Administration of Taiwan published...
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June 18, 2019Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare finalized four regulations related to the licensing and approval requirements for specific purpose cosmetics on 28 May 2019. Verisk 3E Review On 28 May 2019 the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan (MoHW) issued four regulations concerning specific purpose cosmetic products that are...
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January 9, 2019Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare (MoHW) has published the Proposed Standards for Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives. The proposed standards will likely replace the S tandards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives (the Food Additive Standards). Public consultation on the proposal is open until...
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January 9, 2019Xiaolu Wang

On 21 December 2018 Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) announced in a news release that the amendments to the Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act have been passed in the Legislative Yuan and will become effective once signed by the president. The amendments introduce the definition of “Chemical Substances of Concern”...
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October 22, 2018Xiaolu Wang

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) of Taiwan published the Proposed Regulations for Reporting Cosmetics Posing Serious Adverse Effects and Hazards to Hygiene and Safety (預告「化粧品嚴重不良反應及衛生安全危害通報辦法」草案) (the Proposal) on 9 October 2018. Once adopted, the proposal would clarify the scope of safety incidents that might trigger a mandatory reporting...

September 10, 2018Xiaolu Wang

The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan (MoHW) published the Regulations of Food Allergen Labeling (訂定「食品過敏原標示規定」) (the Regulations) on 21 August 2018. The Regulations impose labeling requirements for food allergens in Taiwan, including the types of allergens subject to mandatory labeling requirements and the format and content required of...

August 13, 2018Xiaolu Wang

The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan published the Proposed Amendments of the Charge Standards on Examination Fee of Registration or Related Others and License Fee of Food and Food Additives (預告「食品及食品添加物查驗登記等相關審查費及證書費收費標準」修正草案) (the Proposal) on 24 July 2018. The Proposal, once adopted, would amend the fees for the inspection...

July 5, 2018Xiaolu Wang

The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan published the Proposed Amendments to the Regulations on Good Hygiene Practice for Food (GHP) (預告「食品良好衛生規範準則」修正草案) (the Proposal) on 21 June 2018. The Proposal, once adopted, would revise the Good Hygiene Practices that are currently applicable to various types of businesses in the...

December 5, 2017Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan’s Executive Yuan published a news article on its website on 9 November 2017 indicating that it had passed the Proposed Amendments to the Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act on the same day.







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