12 Dec 2019

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
11 Dec 2019

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

Asia Pacific, China
3 Dec 2019

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

Expected to have 'strong impact' on domestic industry

Asia Pacific, China
22 Nov 2019

Chinese ministry names three firms for new substance registration offences Locked

Rare case could be part of bigger enforcement push

Asia Pacific, China
19 Nov 2019

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
19 Nov 2019

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

List expected by the end of the year

Asia Pacific, China
14 Nov 2019

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
24 Oct 2019

More brands monitoring Chinese chemical supplier operations Locked

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

Asia Pacific, China
22 Oct 2019

Feature: Animal testing in Asia – harmonised approach unlikely Locked

Asean, Asia Pacific, Australia, China, South Korea, Taiwan
17 Oct 2019

China launches RoHS2 compliance platform Locked

Industry must upload information by 1 November

Asia Pacific, China
16 Oct 2019

China increases test requirements for cosmetics with sunscreen agents Locked

New regulation allows third-party facilities to conduct testing

Asia Pacific, China
15 Oct 2019

China pushing to finalise law on new and existing substances Locked

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

Asia Pacific, China
8 Oct 2019

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

Asia Pacific, China
3 Oct 2019

China seeks industry information on six POPs Locked

Environment ministry mulls restriction or bans under Stockholm Convention

Asia Pacific, China
30 Sep 2019

China publishes RoHS2 conformity guidelines Locked

Implementation from 1 March 2020

Asia Pacific, China
24 Sep 2019

China issues guidelines for hazardous chemical inspections Locked

Aim to improve facility safety

Asia Pacific, China
11 Sep 2019

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

Guide covers uncertainty analysis and data quality

Asia Pacific, China
10 Sep 2019

China health commission releases updated occupational exposure limits Locked

Limits added for 1-BP and MTBE

Asia Pacific, China
5 Sep 2019

China issues updated draft of chemical framework overhaul Locked

Maximum CBI deadline introduced, plus updates on reporting and exemptions

Asia Pacific, China
26 Aug 2019

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

Asia Pacific, China
14 Aug 2019

China publishes first draft of e-cigarette standard Locked

Country looks to regulate device components and additives

Asia Pacific, China
14 Aug 2019

Industry welcomes China MEP Order 7 reforms Locked

But expresses concern over CBI and lack of exemptions

Asia Pacific, China
6 Aug 2019

China issues draft guidelines for hazardous chemical inspections Locked

Guidance aimed at local authorities assessing facilities and parks

Asia Pacific, China
11 Jul 2019

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

Proposals affect low-volume new substance registration

Asia Pacific, China
11 Jul 2019

China launches stricter VOC management plan Locked

New standards and regulatory crackdown to affect key industries

Asia Pacific, China
9 Jul 2019

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
4 Jul 2019

Human skin absorbs less BPS than BPA, study suggests Locked

BPS gives lower internal dose from thermal receipts

Asia Pacific, China, Europe, Sweden
27 Jun 2019

Pregnant women in China exposed to bisphenol mixtures Locked

Occupation plays role in exposure

Asia Pacific, China
27 Jun 2019

China accepting submissions to existing chemicals inventory Locked

Unlisted chemicals 'very challenging' to regulate

Asia Pacific, China
24 Jun 2019

Chinese researchers call for dietary PFAS monitoring in industrial regions Locked

Data on PFAS contaminantion lacking across Asia

Asia Pacific, China