• China’s IECSC Inclusion Process

      19 Jul 2019   Nadine He

    It is known that new chemical substances notified under the China New Chemical Substance Notification (China NCSN) will have a chance of being included in the Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (current version IECSC 2013). With more and more...
  • Interpretation of the Draft Revision of China’s New Chemical Management System

      18 Jul 2019   Deborah Xiong

    Takehome: On July 9, China’s MEE published the draft revision of MEP Order No.7, with public comments accepted until Aug 16, 2019. The draft included amendments of application scope, registration types, specific standards for “registration not granted”, contents of registration certificate, activities report, procedures for...
  • Storage, Production and Shipping of Lithium Batteries Based on Experience in Germany

      15 Jul 2019   willi wesselowscky

    Lithium batteries have found their way into all areas of daily life, as mobile phones, power tools and e-bicycles have become indispensable in everyday life. In addition, the development of electromobility in the automotive industry is increasing more...
  • Overview of Chemical Regulations in India

      27 Jun 2019   Deborah Xiong

    The Indian chemical industry ranks the third largest in Asia and seventh in the world by output. It is predicted that by 2025 the Indian chemical industry will reach a valuation of USD403 billion and the Indian specialty chemical market is expected to reach USD70 billion by 2020. However, as a result of the diverse spectrum of chemical manufacturing and consumption in India, formulating...
  • Chemical Park Reforms: The Key to Transforming China’s Chemical Sector

      27 Jun 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: In order to reduce the negative impact of the chemical sector, strengthen control over hazardous chemical manufacturers, and better protect the environment and the lives and health of the people, China will carry out large-scale...
  • China Concludes 1st Round of Central Government Environmental Inspections and Gears up for a New Round

      21 Jun 2019   Nora Wang

    In mid-May 2019, China’s first round of central government environmental inspections and follow-up reviews were wrapped up. It is reported that the central government has been vigorously preparing for a new round of actions to enhance environmental protection...