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  • Important Laws for Waterway Transport of Dangerous Goods in China

      18 May 2012   

    Current important laws and regulations on waterway transport of dangerous goods in China include Maritime Traffic Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Regulations on the Control over Safety of Hazardous Chemicals and
  • China MEP Publishes 5th Batch of China REACH Scientific Research Record Figures

      17 May 2012   

    Statistics of the fifth batch of China’s new chemical substance Scientific Research Record Notification have been published lately on the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) of China. The 5th batch contains 199 entries
  • China MIIT Sets up GHS Expert Consultative Committee

      17 May 2012   

    China’s Ministry of Information and Technology (MIIT) announced yesterday (16 May) to set up an expert consultative committee to promote the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
  • MEP Issues Draft Guidance of GLP Chemical Testing

      15 May 2012   

    China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) is consulting expert views on four draft HJ national standards for China’s chemical testing Good Laboratory Practices.The four draft standards are drawn up to give better laboratory and testing instruction
  • Mis-labeled hazardous chemical goods rejected in Guangdong

      15 May 2012   

    According to inspection and quarantine bureau of Huizhou, an important port in Guangzhou, a batch of imported ink was investigated and rejected for illegal labeling of the contained hazardous chemicals. This is the first denial
  • New Measures on Qualification of Environmental Pollution Control Facilities

      15 May 2012   

    China MEP publishes the new Measures for the License Administration of Qualification for Operation of Environmental Pollution Control Facilities, which will come into force on 1 August 2012.
  • Escalation of Hazardous Chemical Inspection from Local CIQs in China

      14 May 2012   

    Since China’s new customs clearance order targeting entry-exit hazardous chemicals took effect in February 2012, several coastal cities in South China have been strengthening the special clearance inspection on imported and
  • CIQ: Imported Hazardous Chemicals must be Labeled in Chinese

      9 May 2012   

    65 batches of mislabeled hazardous chemicals have been investigated in Ningbo Port since 1st February this year and CIQ warning that the imported hazard chemicals must be labeled in Chinese national standard.
  • China Notifies WTO: Chemical Reagent Packaging and Marking

      4 May 2012   

    On 20 April 2012, China’s Standardization Administration (SAC) notified to the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade under World Trade Organization a draft national standard on chemical reagent packaging and marking. Hazardous chemical
  • Shanghai Seized 1.55m Tons of Illegal Hazard Chemicals

      28 Apr 2012   

    According to the Shanghai inspection and quarantine bureau, 1.55 million tons of illegal hazard chemicals were seized since China strengthening inspection on imported hazardous chemicals from 1 February 2012. By April 20th, 462
  • MIIT Consults on Draft Industrial Standards for 10 Chemical Pigments

      27 Apr 2012   

    China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published and revised draft proposals of 10 chemical industrial standards on 20 April 2012 and is now welcoming public opinions for the 10 draft standards before 3
  • Ammonium Phosphate Industry Access Announcement Strenghtened

      27 Apr 2012   

    China MIIT published interim measures on Industry Access Announcement Management of Ammonium Phosphate 18 April 2012, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published the interim measures on industry
  • Taiwan to Reopen Nomination of Existing Substance from June

      25 Apr 2012   

    18 April 2012, Taiwan’s Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) of the Executive Yuan (Taiwan’s State Council) has issued a direction-like document to call on chemical companies to catch up the “Supplementary Existing Chemical Substance
  • China MIIT is Drafting China GHS Action Plan

      12 Apr 2012   

    The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT) is inviting distinguished experts of environment, health and Safety to participate in an official symposium for the preparation of China GHS Implementation
  • SAWS: Final Documents for Major Hazard Installations Record

      10 Apr 2012   

    5 April 2012, the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) of China has issued the final filing documents on the registration/record & cancellation of major hazard installations (MHI) targeted at companies dealing with the
  • SAWS Updates Application Documents for HC Permit

      10 Apr 2012   

    5 April 2012, the Chinese State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) published ten updated application documents related to the Hazardous Chemicals Safe Production Permit  for China’s HC manufacturers and producers. This update

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