Laos Laos requires classification and labeling of chemicals

Laos requires classification and labeling of chemicals

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Lao PDR published the “Decision on the labeling of chemicals No. 0863/ MOIC.DOIC” in the Gazette on 17 September 2021. The Decision issued under the Law on the Chemicals (2016) sets out a standard for the classification of chemicals as well as several requirements about labeling though there is no detail regarding the safety data sheet (SDS). The decision became effective 15 days after the announcement in the 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)