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
20 Jun 2019

China’s Shandong province consults on chemical management measures Locked

Local government to conduct inspections from July to October

Asia Pacific, China
18 Jun 2019

China's Jiangsu province publishes safety management plan Locked

Thousands of factories could be closed by 2021

Asia Pacific, China
13 Jun 2019

Apec recommends regional GHS convergence measures Locked

Suggests adopting GHS 7th revision by 2021

Asia Pacific, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America & Caribbean, Malaysia, Mexico, Multinational bodies, New Zealand, North America, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Russia & CIS, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vietnam
6 Jun 2019

China consults on measures to waive animal testing for imported cosmetics Locked

New regulation could be published this year

Asia Pacific, China
5 Jun 2019

China puts draft FCM adhesives standard out for comment Locked

Comment period open until 20 July

Asia Pacific, China
30 May 2019

China seeks risk assessment data for 24 substances Locked

Most substances are SVHCs in Europe

Asia Pacific, China
30 May 2019

Researchers pinpoint Chinese CFC-11 emissions to Shandong and Hebei Locked

Combining atmospheric data with models

Asia Pacific, China
22 May 2019

China issues RoHS2 conformity assessment rules Locked

Compliance options include self-declaration or third-party certification

Asia Pacific, China
22 May 2019

China seeks proposals to revise cosmetic safety regulations Locked

The focus is on the significance and necessity of the revisions

Asia Pacific, China
17 May 2019

Comment: China, India key to achieving global sound chemicals management Locked

For biggest potential gains we should look to national governments and multinationals, rather than the UN

Asia Pacific, China, India, Multinational bodies
16 May 2019

Chinese researchers use ToxCast data to identify chemicals in particles Locked

100 ToxCast chemicals from 12 substance categories found

Asia Pacific, China, North America, United States
8 May 2019

China issues draft positive list of antibacterial active ingredients Locked

Country draws on international regulatory models

Asia Pacific, China
8 May 2019

China MEE consults on technical guidelines for risk assessment Locked

Rules follow WHO and US EPA framework

Asia Pacific, China
7 May 2019

China and India must be key players if global sound chemicals management is to be achieved Locked

The biggest potential gains lie with the two new chemicals giants. We should look to national governments and chemicals multinationals, rather than the UN, to help this happen

Asia Pacific, China, Global, India
18 Apr 2019

Chinese study raises concerns over di-OPEs in house dust Locked

Tri-OPEs well studied but little known about di-OPEs

Asia Pacific, China, North America, United States
17 Apr 2019

China approves non-animal cosmetic testing methods Locked

Five new and four revised methods also accepted for use

Asia Pacific, China
3 Apr 2019

China explosion prompts revisions to safety law Locked

Supply chain disruption expected to follow inspections

Asia Pacific, China
20 Mar 2019

Taiwan and China introduce controls on seven POPs Locked

Changes follow Stockholm Convention decisions

Asia Pacific, China, Taiwan
13 Mar 2019

Lack of 'general rules' slowing progress in China's cosmetics industry Locked

No new ingredients approved since 2014

Asia Pacific, China
28 Feb 2019

Industry calls for clarity on China's draft chemical regulation Locked

But expanded regulation gains support from US

Asia Pacific, China