Environmental Regulatory Update in ASEAN

Laos published a Notification to ban mercury containing products for healthcare purpose

Laos published a Notification to ban mercury containing products for healthcare purpose

19 Mar 2020

Laos published a Notification from Ministry of Public Health: Notification on termination of importation, production, distribution and use of mercury containing products on 15 November 2019.

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FDA organized a public hearing for a draft Chemical Act (2nd draft)

FDA organized a public hearing for a draft Chemical Act (2nd draft)

22 Oct 2019

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Ministry of Public Health, Thailand organized a public hearing for a draft Chemical Act (2nd draft) on 21 October 2019. Approximately 100 participants audited a presentation given by FDA officer and joined a Q&A session.

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Thailand updated a list of hazardous substances

Thailand updated a list of hazardous substances

17 Oct 2019

Thailand published a Notification of Ministry of Industry B.E. 2562 (2019): List of hazardous substances (No.5) in the Royal Gazette on 16 October 2019. Following substances were added to the List 5.1 controlled by Department of Industrial Works (DIW), Ministry of Industry, as a Type 3 Hazardous Substance.

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