Thailand’s Department of Industry Works (DIW), is in the process of drafting a risk assessment of both existing and new chemicals win the country.
The Thai Toxicological Risk Assessment and Product Safety Forum states that the DIW is planning to introduce new criteria and inventory for chemicals and substances of high concern (SVHCs).
Expected in Mid-2017, the DIW is planning on publishing a priority assessment SVHCs, where companies will be expected to provide chemical risk assessment reports. The list on the reports will include PBTs, vPvBs, and CMRs.
Those who have manufactured or imported volumes over 1,000 tonnes/year in Thailand must submit their CRA report in 2020, or three years after the legislation.
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