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  • China Issues Two Guidelines on Security Risk Management

      23 Aug 2019   Deborah Xiong

    Takehome: Two guidelines on security risk management of chemical parks and hazardous chemical enterprises were officially released by China’s MEM on August 16th, 2019. The responsibilities of hazardous chemical...
  • Changes Made to China’s Solid Waste Pollution Prevention and Control Law

      23 Aug 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: The new draft revision of the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Solid Waste Pollution was submitted to the NPC Standing Committee for review and is expected to be finalized...
  • CFSA Consults on 21 Additives and Resins Used in Food Contact Materials

      23 Aug 2019   Anne Peng

    The proposed approval of 21 food related products is under consultation, which will end on September 19.
  • MEM Revises the Administrative Measures on Emergency Response Plan for Workplace Accidents

      22 Aug 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: On 11th July, MEM released the revised Administrative Measures on Emergency Response Plan for Workplace Accidents. Amendments have been made to adapt the Measures to the current online service system....
  • China Consults on Chemical Manufacturer Safe Production Standards

      19 Aug 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: On 9th August, China MEM issued a notice seeking feedback on Safety Code of Special Work in Chemical Manufactory and Safety Technology Specification for Ammonium Nitrate. The consultation will end on 15th...
  • Jiangsu Publishes Safety Risks Warning List for Chemical Enterprises

      16 Aug 2019   Deborah Xiong

    Takehome: Jiangsu province will mandate all chemical enterprises...
  • GAC to Launch Trial of Expedited Customs Clearance System

      7 Aug 2019   Anne Peng

    China will roll out a new expedited customs clearance system based on a 2-step process in which goods can be quickly cleared after approval of basic customs declaration documents. 
  • China Publishes Petrochemical Sector Carbon Emissions Norm

      6 Aug 2019   Deborah Xiong

    On July 30th, 2019, Standardization Administration of China (SAC) publicly announced the schedule for development of “The Norm of Carbon Emission Caps per Unit Product of Petroleum and Chemical Industry” on the national public service...
  • China Consults on Domestic Waterway Transport Regulations

      5 Aug 2019   Horace Wang

    Takehome: China MOT released the new draft of Regulations on the Management of Domestic Waterway Transport. Some provisions involving dangerous goods transport were added.
  • Jiangsu Consults on Environmental Accident Risk Assessment Guide for Industrial Park

      5 Aug 2019   Deborah Xiong

    On July 9th 2019, the Department of Ecology and Environment of Jiangsu Province released a notice opening the public feedback period on the draft version of Environmental Accident Risk Assessment Guide for Industrial Park. The consultation is set to end...


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