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  • China MEE Solicits Information Concerning Six Persistent Organic Pollutants

      30 Sep 2019   Nora Wang

    Takehome: China MEE issued a notice to solicit information concerning six POPs which will be subject to prohibitive or restrictive measures adopted by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
  • China Publishes a Guideline for Self-assessment of Conformity under RoHS2

      26 Sep 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: This Guideline is formulated to help enterprises assess whether their products meet the requirements under RoHS2 or the clients' requirements. The steps, content, and methods of self-...
  • China MEP 7 Timetabled for Major Changes Based on Public Feedback Received to Date

      24 Sep 2019   Deborah Xiong

    Takehome: The comments received on the draft revision of the Measures on the Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances mainly focus on 5 aspects: scope of application, applicant, and submission of materials...
  • China Introduces Guidance Framework for Environmental Risk Assessment of Chemicals

      24 Sep 2019   Deborah Xiong

    Takehome: The Framework Guide for Technology Methods for Environmental Risk Assessment of Chemical Substances (Trial) can be applied to both the existing and new chemical substances....
  • Updates on China's IECSC Supplementation

      20 Sep 2019   Deborah Xiong

    Takehome: As of Sept 12, 2019, the MEE has received applications from 55 enterprises or industrial associations to append the IECSC with 230 chemical substances. Manufacturers, importers,...
  • JT/T 617 Revisited After 10 Months: A Cornerstone of China’s Regulatory Framework for Road Transport of Dangerous Goods

      20 Sep 2019   Nora Wang

    Takehome: Following the release of JT/T 617 regulations in November last year, several official documents and standards have been devised or revised with the series as a reference. The Provisions on the...
  • China MEE Consults on Management of Stationary Pollution Sources

      12 Sep 2019   Nora Wang

    Takehome: The China MEE issued a notice to consult on its management measures for pollutant emissions of stationary pollution sources, aiming to subject all such sources to the pollutant emissions permit system. ...
  • China Consults on the Draft Revision of National Inventory of Hazardous Waste

      12 Sep 2019   Deborah Xiong

    Takehome A draft revision of the National Inventory of Hazardous Waste has been published for public comments. The National Inventory of Hazardous Waste and the exemption list have been updated....
  • China Issues Guidance Framework for Environmental Risk Assessment of Chemicals

      12 Sep 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: The guide is divided into four parts namely, Scope of Application, Basic Points, Technical Requirements and Report Preparation. General requirements for the risk assessment of chemical substances are specified in...
  • Chemical Industry Safety and Relevant Regulatory Updates in China

      6 Sep 2019   Nora Wang

    Takehome: China’s chemical industry features both gratifying revenue figures and alarming safety situations. The Chinese government has made continued efforts to enhance safety in the chemical industry, especially...


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