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06/06/2019
Vientiane Times - Thursday May 30, 2019....The Chrysotile Information Centre (CIC) has reported in a recent press release that the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention, which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 29 to May 10, 2019, had not added...
31/05/2019
MOSCOW, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Alliance of Trade Union Organisations "Chrysotile", welcomes the results of the Rotterdam Convention meeting. Thanks to the consolidated position of 10 countries — Russia, Syria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Zimbabwe, Venezuela, Pakistan, India, ...
29/05/2019
Is it time to legislate the Mineral Wool industry more tightly at EU level? was the question asked at a Brussels conference today (July 27th).More correctly known as Man-Made Vitreous Fibre (MMVF), mineral wool is used for thermal and acoustic insulation in homes and businesses around the world....
27/05/2019
Mr. Maythee Utayopas, Chrysotile Information Center – CIC stated that the report on the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-9) from 29 April to 10 May 2019, in Geneva - chrysotile is not listed in Annex III, a list of restricted and banned chemicals. ...
01/05/2019
EPA has just published a final rule that will become effective in 60 days or about June 17, 2019. This final rule states that NO ban of asbestos cement pipes and sheets will be pursued in the USA by EPA.  When the proposed Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) was published on June 1, 2018, asbestos...

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