Republic Act

  • Republic Act 6969: Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990.

DENR Administrative Orders (DAO)

  • DAO 1992-29: Implementing Rules And Regulations of Republic Act 6969
  • DAO 1997-38: Chemical Control Order for Mercury and Mercury Compounds
  • DAO 1997-39:┬áChemical Control Order for Cyanide and Cyanide Compounds
  • DAO 2000-02: Chemical Control Order for Asbestos
  • DAO 2004-01: Chemical Control Order for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
  • DAO 2004-08: Revised Chemical Control Order for Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS)
  • DAO 2005-05: Toxic Chemical Substances for Issuance of Chemical Control Orders
  • DAO 2005-27: Revised Priority Chemical List
  • DAO 2007-19: Suspension and/or Deferment of the Deadline for the Storage of all existing Decomissioned Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), PCB Equipments and PCBs Oil/Fluids
  • DAO 2007-23: Prescribing Additional Requirements for the Issuance of the Priority Chemical List (PCL) Compliance Certificate
  • DAO 2013-24: Chemical Control Order for Lead and Lead Compounds
  • DAO 2013-25: Revised Regulations on the Chemical Control Order for Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS)
  • DAO 2015-09: Rules and Procedures for the Implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) in Preparation of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Labelling Requirements of Toxic Chemical Substances
  • DAO 2016-09: Revised Guidelines on the Policy Development System (PDS) of the DENR
  • DAO 2016-28: Providing for New Fees and Charges for Various Services of the Environmental Management Bureau
  • DAO 2019-17: Chemical Control Order for Arsenic and Arsenic Compounds
  • DAO 2019-18: Polymers and Polymer of Low Concern (PLC) Exemption from the PMPIN Process
  • DAO 2019-20: Revising Chemical Control Order for Mercury and Mercury Compounds (Revising DAO 1997-38)
  • DAO 2021-08: Chemical Control Order for Cadmium and Cadmium Compounds
  • DAO 2021-09: Chemical Control Order for Chromium VI Compounds
  • DAO 2021-31: Chemical Control Order for Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

DENR Memorandum Circulars

  • DENR MC 2002-02: Withdrawal of the Announcement to the Public Signed on 24 July 2001 Regarding the Ban of Carbon Dioxide Found in Fire Extinguishers, Suppressors, Fire Fighting Paraphernalias, Refrigerants and the Like
  • DENR MC 2002-12: Delegation of Authority to the EMB Regional Offices to issue “Permit to Transport” for Hazardous Wastes, and “Certification” and “Importation Clearance” for Chemicals and Chemical Substances
  • DENR MC 2005-03: Prescribing Graduated Administrative Fines Pursuant to Republic Act Order No. 29, Series of 1992
  • DENR MC 2005-23: Registration of Dealers, Re-sellers, and Retailers of ODS
  • DENR MC 2009-02: Temporary Banning of the Importation and Use of Endosulfan

EMB Memorandum Circulars

    • EMB MC 2003-011: Scope of Compliance Monitoring for Industrial Chemicals and Toxic Substance under Title II of Republic Act 6969
    • EMB MC 2005-03: List of Alternatives to Ozone Depleting Substances
    • EMB MC 2014-001: Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances
    • EMB MC 2014-003: Supplemental Guidelines for the DENR AO 2007-23 (Prescribing Additional Requirements for the Issuance of the Priority Chemical List (PCL) Compliance Certificate
    • EMB MC 2014-007: Guidelines for the Registration of Laboratories to Perform Analysis of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Transformer Oil, Waste Oil and Non-Porous Surface Materials
    • EMB MC 2014-010: Guidelines for the Disclosure of Confidential Business Information (CBI) and Monitoring of Small-Quantity Importation (SQI), and Pre-Manufacture Pre-Importation Notification (PMPIN)
    • EMB MC 2015-002: Harmonization of Registration Forms, Issued Certificates and Procedures for Chemical Control Orders (CCOs), and Small Quantity Importation (SQI)
    • EMB MC 2015-004: Clarifications to the Chemical Control Order (CCO) for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
    • EMB MC 2015-005: Clarifications on the Prohibited Uses of Lead and Lead Compounds under DAO 2013-24, “Chemical Control Order (CCO) for Lead and Lead Compounds”
    • EMB MC 2015-007: Technical Guidance Document on Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Management
    • EMB MC 2015-011: Guidance Manual for DAO 2015-09 (Rules and Procedures for the Implementation of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals in Preparation of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Labelling Requirements of Toxic Chemical Substances)
    • EMB MC 2016-003: Implementation of Online Processing of Priority Chemical List (PCL) and Premanufacture Preimportation Notification (PMPIN) Under the Title II of DENR AO 29, Series of 1992, of RA 6969
    • EMB MC 2016-010: Clarification on the Prohibition of Paints with Lead and Lead Compounds Used for Children’s Toys and Related Products
    • EMB MC 2016-011: Instructions on the Implementation and Enforcement of the Devolved Functions Under the DENR Memorandum Circular 2002-12
    • EMB MC 2017-007: Clarification on the Coverage of Laboratory Facilities under DAO 2007-23 (PCL)
    • EMB MC 2017-009: Clarifications on Permitting Regulations for Small Quantity Importation (SQI), Pre-Manufacture Pre-Importation Notification (PMPIN), Priority Chemical List (PCL) and Chemical Control Orders (CCO)
    • EMB MC 2017-010: Guidelines in the Implementation of Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Classification and Labeling Requirements for High Volume Chemicals (HVCs)
    • EMB MC 2019-002: Clarifications to the Registration and Importation Clearance Requirements for Chemical Control Order (CCO) for Cyanide and Cyanide Compounds Under DENR Administrative Order No 97-39
    • EMB MC 2019-006: Implementation of Online Processing and Monitoring of Chemical Control Order (CCO) Registration Certificates, CCO Importation Clearances, Pre-shipment Importation Clearances, Small Quantity Importation (SQI) Clearances and Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) Alternatives.
    • EMB MC 2020-005: Data Requirements For Pre-Manufacture and Pre-Importation Notification (PMPIN) Procedures.
    • EMB MC 2020-007: Additional Chemicals in Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS).
    • EMB MC 2020-009: Guidelines in the Implementation of Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Classification and Labeling Requirements for Chemicals under IMDG and IATA. (Annex)
    • EMB MC 2020-010: Clarification to DENR Administrative Order 2007-23 on the Scope of Requirements under the Priority Chemicals List (PCL) Compliance Certificate.
    • EMB MC 2020-012: Rules on the Confiscation of Illegal Chemicals, Chemical Substances and Apprehension of Hazardous Waste under RA 6969.
    • EMB Memorandum 2020: Substances and Compounds that does not dissociate CN ions are not covered by DAO 1997-39 while regulated Cyanide Compounds are listed in the updated Annex A
    • EMB MC 2021-008: Additional Chemicals in Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS)
    • EMB MC 2021-009: Guidelines in the Implementation of Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Classification and Labeling Requirements for Mixtures.
    • EMB MC 2022-001: Guidelines and Recognition on the Use of Chloride Ion Specific Electrode (CISE) Method as Additional Technology Option in Screening POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCBs) in Oil. (Annex)
    • EMB MC 2022-004: DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO THE EMB REGIONAL OFFICES TO ISSUE CERTIFICATION FOR THE REGISTRATION AND IMPORTATION CLEARANCE OF LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS

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