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Chemical Regulation in the Middle East

Chemical Regulation in the Middle East

Michael S. Wenk

ISBN: 978-1-119-22364-1 October 2018 216 Pages

 Hardcover

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$155.00

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A noted expert offers a guide to the complex chemical regulations in the Middle East region

Chemical Regulation in the Middle East offers an essential guide to the patchwork of chemical regulatory programs and the complex system of permits and licenses that manage chemicals in the countries of the Middle East. The book explores the range of ministry, legislative, and other decrees that encompass pesticides, occupational safety and health, as well as safety data sheets and product labels that address regulation to widely-varying degrees.

The author explores the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf and reviews the key regulatory agencies and chemical substance regulations. The text outlines the pesticide regulations, occupational safety and health regulations, waste regulations and safety data sheets and labels in Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi. This important guide:

  • Offers a compendium of the diverse range of chemical regulations in the countries of the Middle East
  • Untangles the complex system of permits and licenses that are unique to the various countries in the Middle East
  • Contains information based on the research and experience of a noted expert in the field
  • Includes a review of the key regulatory agencies and chemical substance regulations of the Arab States of the Gulf

Written for chemical organisations and professionals doing business in the Middle East, Chemical Regulation in the Middle East offers a must-have resource that details the unique chemical regulations in each country in the region. 

Introduction xi

Acknowledgments xiii

1 The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf 1

National Overview 1

Governmental Structure 1

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 2

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 3

2 Bahrain 15

National Overview 15

Governmental Structure 15

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 16

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 18

Pesticide Regulations 22

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 25

Waste Regulations 26

Safety Data Sheets and Labels 29

3 Egypt 33

National Overview 33

Governmental Structure 33

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 34

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 36

Pesticide Regulations 43

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 47

Waste Regulations 50

Safety Data Sheets and Labels 52

4 Israel 55

National Overview 55

Governmental Structure 55

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 56

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 57

Pesticide Regulations 65

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 69

Waste Regulations 71

Safety Data Sheets and Labels 72

5 Kuwait 77

National Overview 77

Governmental Structure 77

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 78

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 79

Pesticide Regulations 86

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 88

Waste Regulations 89

Safety Data Sheets and Labels 90

6 Oman 91

National Overview 91

Governmental Structure 91

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 92

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 92

Pesticide Regulations 96

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 97

Waste Regulations 98

Safety Data Sheets and Labels 99

7 Pakistan 103

National Overview 103

Governmental Structure 103

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 104

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 106

Pesticide Regulations 114

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 119

Waste Regulations 120

Safety Data Sheets and Labels 121

8 Saudi Arabia 123

National Overview 123

Governmental Structure 124

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 124

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 126

Pesticide Regulations 132

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 135

Waste Regulations 137

Safety Data Sheets and Labels 137

9 United Arab Emirates 139

National Overview 139

Governmental Structure 139

Key Chemical Regulatory Agencies 140

Key Chemical Substance Regulations 140

Pesticide Regulations 142

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 147

Waste Regulations 149

Safety Data Sheets and Labels 150

Abu Dhabi 151

10 Concluding Thoughts 155

Endnotes 157

Index 193