China consults government on draft law to replace Decree 591 Locked

Industry urged to upgrade hazardous chemical handling processes

Asia Pacific, China

China’s State Council passes overarching cosmetics regulation Locked

Final legislation expected to be published this month

Asia Pacific, China

China updates severely restricted toxic chemicals catalogue Locked

List is likely to be incorporated into draft law for new and existing substances

Asia Pacific, China

China drafts law to allow inspection of overseas cosmetics facilities Locked

Regulation would apply to all exporting R&D companies and manufacturers

Asia Pacific, China

China issues dangerous goods transport measures to replace MoT Order 2 Locked

Asia Pacific, China

China to ban microbeads in cosmetics by the end of 2020 Locked

Expected to have 'strong impact' on domestic industry

Asia Pacific, China

Chinese ministry names three firms for new substance registration offences Locked

Rare case could be part of bigger enforcement push

Asia Pacific, China

New substance registrants in China face liability requirements Locked

Proposed changes to MEP Order 7 impose five-year liability via 'letter of commitment'

Asia Pacific, China

Business groups take advantage of China's inventory nomination window Locked

List expected by the end of the year

Asia Pacific, China

Non-animal tested cosmetics to go on sale in China via pilot project Locked

Workaround enables international companies to market products in the country

Asia Pacific, China

More brands monitoring Chinese chemical supplier operations Locked

But chemical giants need to improve supply chain oversight, says IPE evaluation

Asia Pacific, China

Feature: Animal testing in Asia – harmonised approach unlikely Locked

Asean, Asia Pacific, Australia, China, South Korea, Taiwan

China launches RoHS2 compliance platform Locked

Industry must upload information by 1 November

Asia Pacific, China

China increases test requirements for cosmetics with sunscreen agents Locked

New regulation allows third-party facilities to conduct testing

Asia Pacific, China

China pushing to finalise law on new and existing substances Locked

Environment ministry working at 'full speed', Regulatory Summit delegates hear

Asia Pacific, China

Feature: Simpler registration procedures proposed in draft MEP Order 7 revisions Locked

Asia Pacific, China

China seeks industry information on six POPs Locked

Environment ministry mulls restriction or bans under Stockholm Convention

Asia Pacific, China

China publishes RoHS2 conformity guidelines Locked

Implementation from 1 March 2020

Asia Pacific, China

China issues guidelines for hazardous chemical inspections Locked

Aim to improve facility safety

Asia Pacific, China

China's environment and health ministries release risk assessment framework Locked

Guide covers uncertainty analysis and data quality

Asia Pacific, China

China health commission releases updated occupational exposure limits Locked

Limits added for 1-BP and MTBE

Asia Pacific, China

China issues updated draft of chemical framework overhaul Locked

Maximum CBI deadline introduced, plus updates on reporting and exemptions

Asia Pacific, China

Expert Focus: China’s evolving chemical regulatory regime – implications for businesses Locked

Asia Pacific, China

China publishes first draft of e-cigarette standard Locked

Country looks to regulate device components and additives

Asia Pacific, China

Industry welcomes China MEP Order 7 reforms Locked

But expresses concern over CBI and lack of exemptions

Asia Pacific, China

China issues draft guidelines for hazardous chemical inspections Locked

Guidance aimed at local authorities assessing facilities and parks

Asia Pacific, China

China consults on ‘dramatic’ revisions to MEP Order 7 Locked

Proposals affect low-volume new substance registration

Asia Pacific, China

China launches stricter VOC management plan Locked

New standards and regulatory crackdown to affect key industries

Asia Pacific, China

IPE calls on chemical giants to improve supply chain safety in China Locked

ACC's Responsible Care programme 'not enough to ensure safety'

Asia Pacific, China, Global

Human skin absorbs less BPS than BPA, study suggests Locked

BPS gives lower internal dose from thermal receipts

Asia Pacific, China, Europe, Sweden