The Decree no.09 on managing building materials, which included regulations regarding the use of chrysotile, was promulgated by the Government on February 09, 2021.
On August 18th, the Prime Minister approved the Strategy on building material development in Vietnam for the period of 2021 – 2030, with an orientation toward 2050.
With 446/458 (reaching 92.34 percent) of voting, on June 17th, the National Assembly of 14th term officially passed the Law on Investment (amended) including 7 chapters, 77 articles and 4 appendices.
EPA has just published a final rule that will become effective in 60 days or about June 17, 2019. This final rule states that NO ban of asbestos cement pipes and sheets will be pursued in the USA by EPA.
First addendum to third edition – Volume 1. Recommendation
The competent legislative authority should consult the most representative organizations of employers and workers concerned on the measures to be taken to enforce the controlled-use policy.
This Convention applies to all activities involving exposure of workers to asbestos in the course of work.
As from 1983, EU has promulgated a series of specifically legal documents in regulation to manufacturing and using of asbestos fibers
Chrysotile or white asbestos has CAS No. 12001-29-5, and be given a chemical formula of Mg3[Si2O5](OH)4
The chemicals listed in Annex III include pesticides and industrial chemicals that have been banned or severely restricted for health or environmental reasons by Parties. There are a total of 40 chemicals listed in Annex III, 29 are pesticides (including 4 severely hazardous pesticide formulations) and 11 industrial chemicals.