Singapore Plans to Regulate 11 Chemicals as Hazardous Substances

From: Chemical Watch

“Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) is planning to place controls on 11 chemicals, in accordance with proposed updates by international conventions. The parties to the Stockholm and Rotterdam Conventions are considering placing controls on 11 new chemicals, which they believe “pose environmental and health impacts … [and] warrant controls to be taken for public health reasons.” Ahead of next week’s meeting of the parties, the NEA has reviewed these chemicals and intends to control them as hazardous substances under the Environmental Protection and Management Act (EPMA) and EPM (Hazardous Substances) Regulations in Singapore.”

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