The Ministry of Environment (MMA) will accept comments on its draft chemical regulatory bill through September 28, 2016, postponing the original deadline by 45 days. The draft bill would be the first law of its kind in Latin America, establishing a registry of chemical production and imports, a risk assessment process, and a risk management program authorized to impose substance restrictions and bans. For more information, see our news alert, Brazil Proposes Sweeping Chemicals Legislation.