By Little Pro on 2017-10-03 Views: Update:2017-10-03
This page is a live report on the latest updates of the amendment of Toxic Chemical Substance Control Act (TCSCA) in Taiwan. You can also find links to download the key references you need to know.
|26 Sept 2017||
EPA added 13 substances to the list of Class 4 toxic chemical substances under TCSCA.
Those substances are often misused as food additives in Taiwan. To be more specific, the 13 substances include malachite green, maleic acid, maleic anhydride and coumarin, etc. They must be labelled with "prohibited for food use" in addition to complying with GHS labelling requirements.
|14 Sept 2017||
EPA publishes revised regulations on new and existing chemical substance registrations for consultations.
Main changes are listed as follows:
|16 Jun 2017||
Taiwan EPA notified proposed TCSCA amendment to WTO.
The amendment includes the following changes:
|10 May 2017||
EPA addes asbestos to the list of Class 2 toxic chemical substances and bans the production and use of asbestos immediately.