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26 January 2018

Singapore proposes Hazardous Substances Licence requirement for 18 types of HFCs

Singapore is proposing to implement a licensing requirement for 18 types of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in preparation for the country’s ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. In a notification published by the World […]

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19 January 2018

UAE Announces New Energy Efficiency Requirements for Electric Pumps

The project is related to enacting an Energy Efficiency Regulation for Electric Pumps. The aim of the regulation is the setting of minimum energy efficiency standards for electric pumps in order to achieve an energy […]

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19 January 2018

Taiwan notifies WTO on proposal to require “wind quantity” requirements for Kitchen Ventilators or Exhaust Hoods

On 15 January 2018, the WTO published a Notification containing a proposal to amend the Legal Inspection Requirements for Ventilators or Exhaust Hoods. The aim of this proposal is to set “wind quantity” requirements for […]

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18 January 2018

EU: Call for Evidence on Use of formaldehyde in Mixtures or in Articles by Consumers

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has been requested by the EU Commission to prepare an Annex XV restriction dossier (under Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), Regulation (EC) 1907/2006) on the use of […]

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17 January 2018

Vietnam publishes list of bodies accredited to perform EMC testing

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has released the list of accredited organizations for the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing, inspection and certification of household and similar electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). Appliances covered are water […]

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16 January 2018

Saudi Arabia Announces Product Safety Program and Launches Online Certification Tool

Saudi Arabia has launched a product safety program called SALEEM, which aims to provide consumers with high-quality products that are free of flaws. SALEEM determines that a sound product shall be free of flaws that […]

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