Fluids regulatory calendar

Keep track of key
regulatory milestones

2017

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Europe, Middle East, Africa
Europe
NEC Directive review
December 2016
The Council adopts a new directive to reduce air pollution and sets new stricter limits for pollutant emissions.
Europe
REACH
June 30, 2017
Late pre-registration is open until June 2017 for volumes < 100 ton/year.
Turkey
KKDIK
December 23, 2017
KKDIK comes into force in Turkey
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Asia Pacific
Australia
NICNAS
September 1, 2015 - Sept 2018
Reform with progressive roll-out on the introduction of new chemicals to the market.
Thailand
Hazardous Substances Act
December 31, 2016
The Department of Industrial Works (DIW) is creating the “First Existing Chemical Inventory”.
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Thailand
GHS
March 13, 2017
Implementation for mixtures.
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Australia
GHS
January 1, 2017
GHS becomes mandatory in Australia, except in Victoria, Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory where the use of GHS is not mandated yet but communication on chemical hazards required.
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Taiwan
TCSCA
End 2017
Publication of a Priority Existing Chemicals (PEC) list and details on phase II registration.
Americas
Argentina
GHS
January 1, 2017
Implementation for mixtures.
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Canada
GHS
June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) transition phase II.
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Uruguay
GHS
December 31, 2017
Implementation for mixtures.
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