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  • Implementation of "China REACH" Begins

      9 Sep 2011   

    Zhao Peisheng, Director of Solid Waste Center, Zhejiang Environmental Protection Bureau, the local government department responsible for the implementation of "Measures on Environmental Management of New Chemical Substance"(China REACH) in Zhejiang, published several new...

  • Taiwan's environmental laws bilingually available online

      15 Aug 2011   

      The Environmental Law Library website, developed as part of a project to create an English living environment in Taiwan and address the need for enhanced international communication on Taiwan's environmental laws, has made available Taiwan's...

  • Taiwan New Chemical Regulation

      15 Aug 2011   

    The Environmental Law Library website, developed as part of a project to create an English living environment in Taiwan and address the need for enhanced international communication on Taiwan's environmental laws, has made available Taiwan's environmental laws and regulations in both Chinese and English.

  • China: Hazardous Chemicals List

      18 Jul 2011   

    On 22nd June 2011, the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) of China issued the First Hazardous Chemicals List of Key Supervision. The first list consists of 60 chemicals, which were chosen from Hazardous Chemicals Inventory, concerning...

  • MEP Chemical Approvals

      24 Jun 2011   

    It was released by the MEP (Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People's Republic of China) that, 118 certificates on import of toxic chemicals were reviewed and issued in 2010, of which there were 102 new registration certificates, 8 additional certificates and 8...

  • Hazardous Chemicals: Non-Chinese companies affected

      10 May 2011   

    On March 11th 2011, the Chinese government officially published the revised regulation “Regulation on the Safe Management of Dangerous Chemicals” (Decree No. 591).

  • China REACH MEP Statistics

      22 Apr 2011   

    According to the "China REACH" and "Guidance on Notification of New Chemical Substances", MEP should publish the statistics of Scientific and Research Record Notification (SRN) quarterly, so that the notifiers...

  • May 1st : China GHS deadline

      22 Apr 2011   

    The revised regulation “Regulation on the Safe Management of Dangerous Chemicals” (Decree No. 591) was officially published on 11 March 2011. When the regulation is implemented on 1st December 2011 it will affect both Chinese and non-Chinese companies dealing with...

  • China MEP fines 6 companies

      25 Feb 2011   

    The Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) published an announcement on February 9, 2011 regarding the violation ruling of a notification made under the ‘Measures for the Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances’.

  • MEP issues “Catalogue of Toxic Chemicals Strictly Restricted from Import and Export in China 2011”- Nonyl phenol listed

      26 Jan 2011   

    MEP issues “Catalogue of Toxic Chemicals Strictly Restricted from Import and Export in China 2011” (Hereafter referred to as “Catalogue 2011”). Companies, who import/export substances those are listed in Catalogue 2011, are required to apply for the Registration Certificate...

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