Sun Chemical Releases Spring 2024 Regulatory Newsletter

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – April 30, 2024 – Sun Chemical has released its Spring 2024 Regulatory Newsletter, an important guide for customers that features global regulatory updates and policies affecting the raw materials used for food packaging and other consumer goods.

“At Sun Chemical, we are committed to creating products that make it easy for our customers to understand and comply with industry regulations,” said Bob Kendrick, Director Corporate Regulatory, Sun Chemical. “Our bi-annual regulatory newsletters provide the latest relevant information on global regulation amendments and updates so our customers can stay updated and ahead of the industry rules and guidelines that can affect their businesses.”

The latest newsletter features new draft regulations and proposed amendments to regulations on what many legislative bodies and nongovernmental organizations consider potentially hazardous chemicals, carcinogens, and other substances in countries across the globe. The report also provides updates about food-contact materials, including nanomaterials and other unevaluated substances for packaging inks, paints and coatings.

Here’s a list of some of the latest regulatory updates featured in the newsletter:

  • Proposed updates to the European Commission’s definition of “engineered nanomaterials” for the food sector
  • Australia’s ban of several persistent organic pollutants (POP) that are likely to cause irreversible environmental harm
  • The removal of unevaluated substances from the Swiss Printing Inks Ordinance
  • Release of the Assessment of Regulatory Needs Report (ARN) for Resin and Rosin Derivatives by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • Repeated delay of the EU REACH revision
  • Launch of a new chemicals database from ECHA
  • Mandate of chromium (VI) restriction proposal by the European Commission
  • Provisional agreement to amend the CLP regulation
  • Introduction of anti-dumping proceedings by the European Commission
  • Turkey’s adoption of its KKDIK law amendments
  • California’s listing of bisphenol S (BPS) as a reproductive toxicant
  • Draft chemical regulation published in Pakistan to control transport, licensing and labeling of hazardous substances under the Hazardous Substance Rules

Sun Chemical’s leadership in sustainable business helps prepare its customers to comply with evolving industry regulations while achieving their business goals. In addition to its Regulatory Newsletters, Sun Chemical offers an annual Corporate Sustainability Report to highlight new eco-friendly products and services. The most recent report can be found at

Visit to obtain a copy of Sun Chemical’s Spring 2024 Regulatory Newsletter.

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Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at or connect with us on LinkedIn or Instagram.



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