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  • MIIT Consults on Two Mandatory National Standards for Coatings

      22 Mar 2019   Nora Wang

    On March 21, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued a notice to solicit public comments on two new mandatory national standards for coatings, namely the Limit of Harmful Substances of Marine Coatings and the Limit of Harmful...
  • UPDATE: Death Toll in Jiangsu Chemical Plant Explosion Reaches 62

      21 Mar 2019   Nora Wang

    A chemical plant in Jiangsu Province was rocked by a huge explosion on Thursday afternoon, leading to the deaths of at least 62 according to the local authority.
  • China NRCC Solicits Suggestions to Revise Implementation Guidance for HazChem Inventory

      19 Mar 2019   Nadine He

    On Mar 14th, the National Registration Center for Chemicals (NRCC) of the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) issued a notice soliciting suggestions to revise...
  • China to Ban the Manufacture & Circulation of Persistent Organic Pollutants

      15 Mar 2019   lynn liang

    On Mar 4, MEE published a ban notice [1]...
  • China Consults on Technical Specification for Application and Issuance of Pollutant Discharge Permit for the Waste Resources Processing Industry

      13 Mar 2019   Nora Wang

    On March 4, 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) issued a notice [1] soliciting comments on the draft of its new standard, Technical...
  • LQ&EQ Comparison between European ADR and China JT/T 617

      11 Mar 2019   lynn liang

    The road transport of dangerous goods has been a major focus of Chinese policymakers ever since the implementation of China ADR, JT/T617 series in Dec, 2018. The government subsequently published a notice and draft measures to support the...
  • MOT to Release Safety Technical Conditions for Vehicles Transporting Dangerous Goods

      5 Mar 2019   lynn liang

    On Feb 25, Mr. Yu Xingyuan, the chief of freight and logistics management in MOT, made a speech regarding the “regulations and supervisions in dangerous goods road transport in China” during the “Sino-German Dangerous Goods Transportation Workshop” held in Beijing....
  • China MEE Solicits Suggestions to Revise National Catalogue of Hazardous Wastes

      1 Mar 2019   Nora Wang

    On February 21, the Center for Solid Waste and Chemicals Management under the China MEE issued a notice to solicit suggestions to revise the National Catalogue of Hazardous Wastes as well as relevant information concerning the identification and management of...
  • China MEE Issues Registration Certificates for New Chemical Substances

      25 Feb 2019   Nadine He

    Recently, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) issued the first batch of new chemical regu
  • South Korea Urges Companies to Meet Chemical Pre-registration Deadline

      21 Feb 2019   Nadine He

    Takehome: Pre-registration of existing substances (≥1t/y) before 30 Jun 2019 is necessary to be eligible for the phase-in registration grace period.  Manufacturers/importers/OR need to pick up the pace as the pre-registration deadline is...


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