SCMR 2013
    CIRS Newsletter Vol 31, 27 Aug 2013
In This Issue


1. Exciting Updates of SMCR 2013, 16-18 Oct, Shanghai;
2. The 1st Authorization;
3. More NSNs Approved;
4. China to Approve 4 New Food Contact Additives; 
5. Registration of Disinfectants Repealed; 
6. Regulatory Analysis Report;
7. Free Demo of Ariel WebInsight in Sept;
8. Presentations Upon Request;
9. Tips This Month.
Key Events 

SCHC Fall Meeting 2013

Virginia, USA | 26-27 Sept 


CIRS will speak at this great annual conference organized by and attended by a group of highly experienced EHS professionals and SDS authors.


To register for this event, please click here.


Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit (2013)

Brussels, Belgium | 8-9 Oct


CIRS will speak and exhibit at Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit(2013) in Brussels.


For more info about this event, please click here.

Contact us


CIRS China
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Tel: +86-571 8720 6555 | Fax: +86-571 8720 6533 
CIRS Ireland
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Tel : +353 41 9806 916 | Fax : +353 41 9806 999



We are happy to inform you of the latest exciting updates about the 3nd Shanghai Chem Summit to be held on 16-18 Oct 2013 as follows:


  • Most of speakers have confirmed their availability and topics;
  • An optional workshop focusing on management of hazardous substance in articles will be held on 18 Oct 2013; Attendance to the workshop is free charge;
  • If you have attended Shanghai Chem Summit before, you can avail of a 10% discount off this years registration fee; a second attendee can also get 10% discount;


To find out the latest agenda and register for SMCR 2013, please click the link below:


Please register before 1 Oct to enjoy the early bird rate. We look forward to seeing you there. More regulatory updates in this volume can be found below.



best regards,


CIRS Regulatory Team

ECHA has received the first application for Authorisation for Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

14 August 2013, ECHA has received the first application for authorisation under the REACH Regulation. The application, made by Rolls-Royce plc., concerns the substance Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). More info can be found here.

China MEP to Approve 6 Typical Notifications of New Substances in August

18 Aug 2013, China MEP has issued one notice this month to approve another 6 typical notifications of new substances. The registrants are Seiko Epson Corp, Toyocolor Co, Juhua Group Corp, Firmenich, Dow and Evonik. The latest statistics can be found at CIRS's China New Substance Registration Watch

China to Approve 4 More New Food Contact Additives


15 Aug 2013, The National Health and Family Planning Commission of People's Republic of China (formerly the Ministry of Health) has published a notice inviting comments on the approval of 4 new food contact additives and enlarge the application scope of 3 existing additives. 


More info can be found here

China has repealed the registration requirements of some disinfectant and disinfection devices.


31 July 2013, The National Health and Family Planning Commission of People's Republic of China (formerly the Ministry of Health) has published its notice No. 1[2013] to repeal the registration requirements of some disinfectant and disinfection devices. From now on, only "new" disinfectant or disinfection devices which utilize new materials, new technological process or new sterilizing mechanisms will require administrative approval prior to being placed on Chinese market.


More info can be found here.

30% discount off regulatory analysis report on China Pesticide Registration


20 Aug 2013, CIRS now provides a 30% discount off customized regulatory analysis report on China pesticide registration. The report can be of great value to your understanding of current registered pesticide products in China. Meanwhile, detailed data requirements, up-to-date cost & duration estimation and market research can be integral parts of your decision process and marketing strategies. 


More info about this offer can be found here.

CIRS to give a free demo of Ariel WebInsight in Chinese


Ms Cloris Pan from CIRS will give an online demo of Ariel WebInsight in Chinese on 26 Sept 2013. Ariel WebInsight is an online chemical regulatory compliance reference tool that puts global EH&S compliance information one click away. Ariel WebInsight's intuitive web browser interface provides access to accurate, comprehensive, up-to-date, usable regulatory content. Attendees to the webinar can get a free trial up to two weeks and a GHS poster free of charge. 


To join the online demo and learn how Ariel WebInsight can improve EHS management efficiency and help you classify mixtures, please click here.

Presentations Available Upon Request


The following two presentations are available free of charge upon request this month:


1. The New EU Biocidal Products Regulations and Its Impact on Chinese Suppliers of Treated Articles by David Wan - in Chinese;

2. Updated of Latest Approval of Cosmetics and New Cosmetic Ingredient in China by April Guo - in English;


If you are interested in any of above presentations, please send your request to

Tips This Month
1.  Did you know that some substances in Korean existing chemical inventory(KECI) are confidential? Those substances are only given in category names and you have to submit a request to KCMA to get their confirmation whether your substance name matches any category name in the inventory. 
2. Did you know that cosmetic ingredients exported to Korea or Japan do not require new substance notification if they are not listed on KECI or ENCS?
3. Do you have more questions? Go to SMCR 2013.
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