Research Project Reports

Study on the Feasibility of and Information Infrastructure for the Future Chemicals Management Scheme in the Asian Region

By Sarisak Soontornchai

ERIA Research Project Report 2011-15

Posted: March 2012


List of Project Members


DR. SARISAK SOONTORNCHAI (WORKING GROUP LEADER): Associate Professor of School of Health Science and Director, Office of Academic Affairs, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand

DR. MARION HEALY: Director, National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Australia

MR. VEN KEAHAK: Deputy Director of Technical Department, Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, Cambodia

DR. RASIO RIDHO SANI, M.COM, MPM: Assistant Deputy Minister (Mining, Energy, Oil and Gas) Ministry of Environment, Indonesia

MS. PENCHAN MANAWANITKUL: Senior Officer, Enterprise Development, Market Integration Directorate, ASEAN Secretariat, Indonesia

MR. TAKASHI FUKUSHIMA: Director for Chemical Management Policy, Chemical Management Policy Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

DR. ETSUYO MICHIDA: Research Fellow, Environment and Natural Resource Studies Group, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan

DR. FUMIAKI SHONO: Executive Director, Japan Chemical Industry Association, Japan

MR. VAIYAKONE SISAVATH: Chemical expert in industry sector, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Lao PDR

MS. ANDREA ENG: General Manager, Hazardous Substances, Environmental Protection Authority, New Zealand

MS. ANGELITA F. ARCELLANA: Division Chief, Other Industries Division, Special Programs Department and National GHS Coordinator, Board of Investments, Department of Trade and Industry, Philippines

MR. RUDY B. CAÑA: Director, Special Programs Department, Board of Investments, Department of Trade and Industry, Philippines

MR. TERENCE KOH L W: Executive Director, Singapore Chemical Industry Council, Singapore

MS. HELEN ARROMDEE: Senior Expert on Chemical Safety, Department of Industrial Works, Ministry of Industry, Thailand

DR. LUU HOANG NGOC: Deputy Director General, Vietnam Chemicals Agency, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam


Invited Experts

MR. SOEM NARA: Deputy Director General, Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, Cambodia

MR. MUHAMMAD KHAYAM: Deputy Director of Basic Chemical Industry, Ministry of Industry, Indonesia

MR. SETYABUDHI ZUBER: KN-RCI Secretary General and Executive Director KN-RCI Secretariat CEO, Indonesia

MR. NOR AZAM ABDUL AZIZ: Environmental Control Officer, Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia

DR. GOH CHOO TA: Research Fellow, Institute for Environment and Development, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia


Coordinator

MR. MITSUO MATSUMOTO: Managing Director for Research Affairs, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Indonesia


Secretariats

DR. JUN AKABANE: Consultant, Consulting Department, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan

MR. JUNYA INOSE: Consultant, Consulting Department, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan

MR. HIROKI KANAI: Consultant, Consulting Department, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan

MR. YUTAKA OYATSU: Consultant, Consulting Department, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan


Full Report


RPR-2011-15

Contents


Front cover

Table of Contents

List of Project Members

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Executive Summary

Chapter 1. Background and Scope of the Study

Chapter 2. Current Chemical Management Systems and Trading Amount in ASEAN and East Asia

Chapter 3. Outline of the Information Infrastructure in ASEAN and East Asia

Chapter 4. Possible Impact of the ASEAN Chemical Safety Database

Chapter 5. Roadmap of the ASEAN Chemical Safety Database

Chapter 6. Toward Further Harmonization

Chapter 7. Conclusion and Discussion

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