Australia Adopts Rules for Chemical Introductions at Low Volumes (Updated on Nov 25, 2022)
On September 26, 2022, the Australia Government released a public invitation for comments on the Industrial Chemicals (General) Amendment (Introductions of 10 kg or Less) Rules 2022, which would provide more reasonable and appropriate requirements for certain lower risk chemical introductions at low volumes in a registration year. The public consultation will end on October 11, 2022.
Canada Proposes to Require Cosmetics to Label Certain Toxic Substances
On Oct. 29, 2022, Canada published the Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 156, Number 44, including a Notice of Intent on the Labeling of Toxic Substances in Products. According to the notice of intent, the Government of Canada plans to require certain products (including cosmetics) to label the information on substances listed in the List of Toxic Substances (Schedule 1) of CEPA.