Taiwan  New  Chemicals Control Regulation Dereke Tsao Chemical Notification/Food Contact  World Summit 2009 Arlington VA S...
Taiwan / Taipei
Ashland Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients Ashland Hercules Water Technologies
Ashland Performance Materials Ashland Consumer Markets Ashland Distributions
Content  11:20 – 11:55   <ul><li>How Taiwan government plans to construct their Taiwan Existing Chemicals List. </li></ul>...
Taiwan New Chemicals Control Regulation <ul><li>Authorities in charge of chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Current chemicals reg...
Taiwan Gov. Dept. in charge chemicals <ul><li>Taiwan Council of Labor Affairs  www .cla.gov.tw/    </li></ul><ul><ul><li>L...
Taiwan  Current  Chemicals Control Regulations <ul><li>Taiwan does not have new chemicals control mechanism installed </li...
<ul><li>Regulation of Labelling and Hazard Communication of Dangerous and Harmful Materials  [TW HAZCOM / GHS] 2007.10.19 ...
<ul><li>Toxic chemicals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulation of toxic chemical substances administration. </li></ul></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>WHY: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protect Taiwanese people health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International society wave –...
<ul><li>WHO: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturers / Importers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government agencies </li></ul></ul...
NOMINATION  of Taiwan Exisitng Chemicals <ul><li>Guidance for Existing Chemical Substance Nomination (ECN) [ 2009 3 rd  Re...
NOMINATION  of Taiwan Existing Chemical Substances <ul><li>WHAT  can be nominated : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 years prior t...
NOMINATION CONTENT <ul><li>Nominator (company) basic information </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Abstract Service Registry Numb...
NOMINATION INFO. CONFIDENTIALITY <ul><li>Information automatically protected: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company (nominator) ba...
<ul><li>Guidelines for New Chemical Substance Notification (NCN)  [2009 2 nd  Revised Draft][2009.04] </li></ul><ul><li>Ex...
Notification Type <ul><li>Simplified Notification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing or import < 1000 kg / Yr </li></ul><...
Notification Dossier <ul><li>Simplified Notification </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul...
Actions – prepare yourself <ul><li>Start Now! Nominate your ECL! </li></ul><ul><li>Collect full chemical substances list i...
Contact http://ghs.cla.gov.tw/en/contact.php?item=contact
Contact <ul><li>Dereke Tsao EH&S Program Manager (Regulatory) Ashland Inc. [email_address] Tel:  +886-2-2500-2247 Cell: +8...
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  1. 1. Taiwan New Chemicals Control Regulation Dereke Tsao Chemical Notification/Food Contact World Summit 2009 Arlington VA September 2009
  2. 2. Taiwan / Taipei
  3. 3. Ashland Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients Ashland Hercules Water Technologies
  4. 4. Ashland Performance Materials Ashland Consumer Markets Ashland Distributions
  5. 5. Content 11:20 – 11:55 <ul><li>How Taiwan government plans to construct their Taiwan Existing Chemicals List. </li></ul><ul><li>A preview of the Taiwan New Chemicals Nomination & Notification procedure. </li></ul><ul><li>What concerns Taiwanese chemical industry? </li></ul><ul><li>Actions for your company to undertake now. </li></ul><ul><li>How to participate this exercise if you are not in Taiwan. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Taiwan New Chemicals Control Regulation <ul><li>Authorities in charge of chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Current chemicals regulations in Taiwan </li></ul><ul><li>New regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Actions </li></ul><ul><li>Contact </li></ul>
  7. 7. Taiwan Gov. Dept. in charge chemicals <ul><li>Taiwan Council of Labor Affairs www .cla.gov.tw/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Labor Safety & Hygiene </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dangerous & Hazardous Chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GHS http://ghs.cla.gov.tw/ (Registration required) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Chemicals Regulation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taiwan EPA www.epa.gov.tw/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Toxic Chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VOCs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental hygiene chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pollution control chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental hygiene antimicrobial chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Council of Agriculture www.coa.gov.tw </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pesticides </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Industrial Bureau www.moeaidb.gov.tw/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In charge CWC </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Taiwan Current Chemicals Control Regulations <ul><li>Taiwan does not have new chemicals control mechanism installed </li></ul><ul><li>We do not know what is out there on Taiwanese market </li></ul><ul><li>Chemicals that are controlled: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dangerous & Hazardous chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toxic chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CWC chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental hygiene chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pollution control chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental hygiene antimicrobial chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pesticides </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Regulation of Labelling and Hazard Communication of Dangerous and Harmful Materials [TW HAZCOM / GHS] 2007.10.19 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CNS 6864 Z5071 2006.10 Transportation Label for Dangerous Goods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CNS 15030 Z1501 2006.10 Chemicals classification & labelling [GHS] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taiwan GHS implemented 2008.12.31 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PHASE I: 1062 chemicals, transit period. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TW HAZCOM : 413 chemical substances </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>以勞安 3 字第 0970146313 號令 : 649 chemical substances </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PHASE II: 2010, mandatory GHS label for 1062 chemical substances. </li></ul></ul>Taiwan Current Chemicals Control Regulations
  10. 10. <ul><li>Toxic chemicals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulation of toxic chemical substances administration. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>259 toxic substances are listed </li></ul></ul>Taiwan Current Chemicals Control Regulations
  11. 11. <ul><li>WHY: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protect Taiwanese people health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International society wave – SAICM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperate in GHS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HOW: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build Taiwan Existing Chemicals List – NOMINATION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Control new chemicals not on TECL – NOTIFICATION </li></ul></ul>Taiwan New Chemicals Control Regulations
  12. 12. <ul><li>WHO: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturers / Importers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government agencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Council of Labor Affairs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SAHTECH (Safety & Health Technology Center) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>WHEN: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From now till July 2010 : NOMINTION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 July – 2011 July : Build TECL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2011 July: NOTIFICATION </li></ul></ul>Taiwan New Chemicals Control Regulations
  13. 13. NOMINATION of Taiwan Exisitng Chemicals <ul><li>Guidance for Existing Chemical Substance Nomination (ECN) [ 2009 3 rd Revised Draft][2009.8] </li></ul><ul><li>WHO: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local manufacturers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local importers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Off-shore exporters ( chemicals -> Taiwan) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HOW: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use official tool – EXCEL program provided by Taiwanese government (CLA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General version </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Database version </li></ul></ul></ul>TECL NOMINATION
  14. 14. NOMINATION of Taiwan Existing Chemical Substances <ul><li>WHAT can be nominated : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 years prior to new chemicals regulation promulgated. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Imported chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local manufactured chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locally treated, use, sold chemicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need provide evident documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not required when submit nomination list. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Need to present the document if inquired by regulatory agency (SAHTECH). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If evident doc. Not available, company statement may be accepted but not guaranteed. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If lacking of evident documentation, the whole nomination list submitted may be rejected and a new resubmission will be required. </li></ul></ul></ul>TECL NOMINATION
  15. 15. NOMINATION CONTENT <ul><li>Nominator (company) basic information </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Abstract Service Registry Number, CAS No. </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical substance Chinese / English name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nomenculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese name refer to Taiwanese guide of chemical substance nomenculture </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English name follows IUPACs rule. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>QTY 6 levels </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>> 1000 ton / yr </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>100 – 1000 ton / yr </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 – 100 ton / yr </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 -10 ton / yr </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 -1000 Kg / yr </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>< 10 Kg / yr </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>TECL NOMINATION
  16. 16. NOMINATION INFO. CONFIDENTIALITY <ul><li>Information automatically protected: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company (nominator) basic information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average quantity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Apply for confidentiality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Criteria: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Company proprietary commercial information. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Company has taken proper action to protect the information confidentiality and will maintain it. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can not be obtained via other companies. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Public information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAS No. </li></ul></ul>TECL NOMINATION
  17. 17. <ul><li>Guidelines for New Chemical Substance Notification (NCN) [2009 2 nd Revised Draft][2009.04] </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusion </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Natural substance or natural polymer untreated physically or chemically. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical substance that is used for machine or equipment trial. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intermediate that can not be isolated from the chemical reaction in reactor or within manufacturing process. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemicals for the purpose of national security and national defense. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Impurity or by-product without commercial value. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customs supervised materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mixture that does not contain any new chemical substances. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Waste </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2% Polymer Rule </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical substances that is subject to other regulatory control, ex. food additives, drugs etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>Taiwan New chemicals Notification NOTIFICATION
  18. 18. Notification Type <ul><li>Simplified Notification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing or import < 1000 kg / Yr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R & D chemical substances < 100 Kg / Yr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low concern polymer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Completed Notification (2 scenarios) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listed on 2 countries from U.S.A., EU, Japan, China, Canada, Australia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Working days: 30 days </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exclude from simplified notification and not listed on any of the 6 countries. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Working days: 90 days </li></ul></ul></ul>NOTIFICATION
  19. 19. Notification Dossier <ul><li>Simplified Notification </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GHS classification and labelling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safe Use Information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Polymer identification data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Completed Notification </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GHS classification and labelling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacture, Use & Exposure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physical & chemcial properties </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental fate and path ways </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ecotoxicological Information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Toxicological information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical Methods </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance on safe use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Literature search </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment reports </li></ul></ul></ul>NOTIFICATION
  20. 20. Actions – prepare yourself <ul><li>Start Now! Nominate your ECL! </li></ul><ul><li>Collect full chemical substances list in your company that has been exported or manufactured in Taiwan in the past 15 years . </li></ul><ul><li>Use official EXCEL tool files </li></ul><ul><li>Nominate chemical substances </li></ul><ul><li>Find local contact in Taiwan (optional) </li></ul><ul><li>Submit the file to SAHTECH by your local contact or by yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure you have evident document ready for inspection. </li></ul>TOOL TOOL
  21. 21. Contact http://ghs.cla.gov.tw/en/contact.php?item=contact
  22. 22. Contact <ul><li>Dereke Tsao EH&S Program Manager (Regulatory) Ashland Inc. [email_address] Tel: +886-2-2500-2247 Cell: +886-932381765 Address 7FL, No. 37, Min Chuan E. Rd. 3 rd Sec. Taipei, Taiwan </li></ul>

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