When referring to any of the results of our analysis and/or its concept and design, please cite us accordingly:
Global Plastics Policy Centre (2022) March A., Salam, S., Evans, T., Hilton, J., Fletcher, S. (editors). Global Plastics Policy Review. Revolution Plastics, University of Portsmouth.
Thailand Notification of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives regarding Hazard Classification and Communication System of Hazardous Substances under control of the Department of Fisheries B.E.2564 (2021)View the policy document
Key FindingsView the policy document
The Notification mandates implementation of Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) to hazardous chemicals under the control of the Department of Fisheries. This notification implements the Hazardous Substance Act (B.E. 2535). This Act established a Hazardous Substances Committee consisting of various ministries, and a Hazardous Substance Information Centre, which deal with the import, export, manufacturing, storage, transport, use and disposal of hazardous substances that may be harmful to person, animal, plant, property or environment; and prohibits the selling (incl. trading) of hazardous substances without license or incorrect/missing labels. The primary driver for this notification was political, the implementation of Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) to hazardous chemicals. The administration of this Act falls under the Minister of Industry.
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