On April 7, 2021, Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration released the revised “Toxic and concerned chemical substances control act fee collection standard”. The revised law will take effect on April 7, 2021. The main revisions are as follows.
Revision in accordance with the revision of the “Permit registration and approval regulations for toxic and concerned chemical substances”
According to “Permit Registration and Approval Regulations for Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances” revised in January 2020, the following articles have been added to reflect the change from the “one certificate per substance” system to the “multiple substances per certificate” system.
When the competent authority of each level receives a batch application for handling permit, registration document or authorization document, it shall collect the examination fee according to the highest fee.
Revision of various fees
Various fees have been revised as shown in the table below (Unit: New Taiwan Dollars [1 NT$ ≈3.8 yen]).
|Application items||Handling permit||Registration document||Authorization document||Application for removal of restrictions or prohibitions on class 1 to 3 toxic chemical substance|
|New application||3600 (per substance)||2400（per substance)||1200（per substance)||24000（per substance)|
|Change items||Addition of storage locations||1000||―||400||―|
|Addition of the component content of the original substance||1000（per substance）||700（per substance）||400（per substance）||―|
|Addition of other substances||3600（per substance）||2400（per substance）||1200（per substance）||―|
|Others (no charge for changes to basic data on handlers, handling locations, etc.)||1000||700||400||―|
|Application Items||Existing chemical substances||New chemical substances|
|Stage 1 registration||100||―|
|Standard registration||General Cases||50000||50000|
|Application for specified items with specific materials. ※||37000||37000|
|Small quantity registration||―||2000|
|Small quantity registration||―||1000|
|Pre-screening of low concern polymers||―||1000|
|Confidentiality of materials||12500（Per information item）||12500（Per information item）|
|Extension of confidentiality of materials||10000（Per information item）||10000（Per information item）|
- Designated items refer to skin irritation, corrosiveness, or eye irritation in toxicological information items, and specific materials refer to in vitro tests, structure-activity relationships (QSAR), or lead-across (analogous) materials.
For the original text of the above revised law, please refer to the following URL (in traditional Chinese).