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“Manufacturers using chemicals included in the list will need to submit annual usage reports to the TFDA.”

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The Thai FDA Updates List of Chemical Pollutants

Published on: August 25th, 2021

Manufacturers Will Need to Report Usage of Certain Chemicals

As chemical pollutants become a growing concern, The Thai FDA has released a document to have medical device regulations comply with the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. This announcement establishes rules for gathering reports on chemical substances usage, indicated in the chart below. The full announcement can be found here.

If any of these chemicals are used, the amount of usage should be reported to the Thai FDA at beginning September 2021.

CAS No. 335 -67-1 Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA
CAS No. 3825-26-1 Ammonium Perfluorooctanoate
CAS No. 334-95-5 Sodium Perfluorooctanoate
CAS No. 2395-00-8 Potassium Perfluorooctanoate
CAS No. 335-93-3 Silver Perfluorooctanoate
CAS No. 335-66-0 Perfluorooctanoyl Fluoride
CAS No. 376-27-2 Methyl Perfluorooctanoate
CAS No. 3108-24-5 Ethyl Perfluorooctanoate

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