Blog: Joyce Borkhoff

Methylenediphenyl diisocyanates (MDIs) and Methylenediphenyl diamines (MDAs) Substance Grouping Update
11 July 2017

Methylenediphenyl diisocyanates (MDIs) and Methylenediphenyl diamines (MDAs) Substance Grouping Update

Government of Canada's Final Screening Assessment, Proposed Risk Management Approach and Proposed application of the SNAc provisions More…

Results of Health Canada’s prioritization of the Revised In Commerce List (ICL)
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform
24 June 2016

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform

The Long Anticipated Modernization of the US Toxic Substances Control Act is Here More…

US EPA 2016 Chemical Data Reporting: Are You Ready?
13 May 2016

US EPA 2016 Chemical Data Reporting: Are You Ready?

Intertek helps companies meet September 30, 2016 deadline More…

Canada requests early industry engagement for Phase 3 of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP3)
The Deadline for Non-Disclosure Request of Trade Secrets in Korea is Feb. 29, 2016
REACH 2018: Plan, Gather, Implement
08 October 2015

REACH 2018: Plan, Gather, Implement

Intertek expert Joyce Borkhoff launches the countdown to REACH blog series. More…

Part 3 of 3: Mixtures, Manufactured Items and Products
26 August 2014

Part 3 of 3: Mixtures, Manufactured Items and Products

Are you making or importing a Product? Are you sure? More…

Part 2 of 3: Mixtures, Manufactured Items and Products
05 March 2014

Part 2 of 3: Mixtures, Manufactured Items and Products

Are you making or importing a mixture? Are you sure? More…

A Closer Look: EFSA-SC Weighs in on Endocrine Disruptors
10 January 2014

A Closer Look: EFSA-SC Weighs in on Endocrine Disruptors

What are the differences between endocrine active substances and endocrine disruptors? More…

Mixtures, Manufactured Items and Products
11 December 2013

Mixtures, Manufactured Items and Products

Are you making or importing a mixture? Are you sure? Keep reading more as this is the first of a three-part blog series. More…

Canadian GHS is Coming!
12 July 2013

Canadian GHS is Coming!

Comment Period Open for Proposed New Hazardous Products Regulations. Read more. More…

Significant New Activity Notice Issued for 52 Substances in Canada
04 July 2013

Significant New Activity Notice Issued for 52 Substances in Canada

Are You Affected by any of the 52 substances identified by the Canadian Government in this SNAc notice? Keep reading. More…

South Korea Launches K-REACH
17 June 2013

South Korea Launches K-REACH

What should Manufacturers, importers and sellers of new or existing chemical substances into South Korea should be aware of today? More…

Mixing, Blending and Formulating: Salt does happen!
13 May 2013

Mixing, Blending and Formulating: Salt does happen!

Remember to keep an eye out for ingredient interactions that might produce a new substance right there in the vat. Read more. More…

Update: Publication of the Revised In-Commerce List
06 May 2013

Update: Publication of the Revised In-Commerce List

On May 3, 2013, the results of the nomination process were published on the Government of Canada's website. Learn how this could affect you and the industry. More…

National Pollutant Releases Inventory Reporting Notice Issued by Environment Canada
02 April 2013

National Pollutant Releases Inventory Reporting Notice Issued by Environment Canada

The National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) notice for 2012 and 2013 was issued by Environment Canada in the Canada Gazette late last year. Learn more about this notice and what it could mean for you. More…

VOC Regulations in Canada are Changing
13 March 2013

VOC Regulations in Canada are Changing

Environment Canada recently announced that the Canadian regulations regarding volatile organic compounds (VOCs) will be amended. More…

Canada Launches Mandatory DSL Survey to Industry for 2700 Substances
10 December 2012

Canada Launches Mandatory DSL Survey to Industry for 2700 Substances

The Domestic Substances List Inventory Update (DSL IU) is an initiative put forward by Environment Canada to gather and update the information on all the medium priority DSL-listed substances which were not captured under the Substance Groupings Initiative. More…