Posts of Philippines

Philippines: WTO/TBT notification of proposal to expand energy labeled items

10 new regulated items to be added – ICT equipment, small household appliances, multimedia appliances, etc.

Energy Label / MEPS Draft Product Designs Household Appliances IT Equipments Office Equipments

NOTE: On December 1, 2022, the DOE of the Philippines officially published a regulation to expand the products covered by the Philippine Energy Label Program (PELP),  adding cooking and food …

Philippines, Air Management


Republic Act No. 8749, An Act Providing for a Comprehensive Air Pollution Control Policy and for other Purposes or more commonly referred to as the “Philippine Clean Air Act of …

Philippines, EHS laws & regulations framework

Philippines, Organizations with Governing Environmental Regulations Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Department of Health (DOH) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Department of the Interior …

Philippines revises PM2.5 Air Quality Index


The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of the Philippines, in collaboration with the Technical Working Group (TWG), established the Breakpoints for PM2.5 …

Philippines tightens regulations on household hazardous products

Wide range of products including button batteries, detergents, paints to be covered

Chemical Substances (Products) Batteries Biocidal Products Detergents Paint

On August 19, 2020, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circular No. 2020-025: Implementing Guidelines for Administrative Order No. 2019-0019, “Reinstatement of Requirements of Licensing as Importers, Exporters, Manufacturers, Toll Manufacturers, …