Laos Laos regulates lead in paints

Laos regulates lead in paints

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao PDR established “Decision on the Control of Lead Element in Paints or Coating Products No. 4566/MONRE” on 23 August 2021 and announced in the official gazette on 2 September 2021. The Decision prescribes the standard and measures on control and monitoring of production and import of paints and coating chemicals which may contain the lead elements. Lead is defined as “lead II acetate” in the decision. This Decision has been effective from 15 days after the announcement in the official gazette.

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Managing Director, Green & Blue Planet Solutions Co., Ltd.

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Managing and leadding a variey of environmental projects in Thailand and SE Asia


MSc in Envionmental Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand),
MSc in Environmental Science, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (the Netherlands)