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China Issues Draft of Comprehensive Chemical Substances Regulation

China’s MEE is seeking comment on new chemical regulation framework, which includes a comprehensive environmental risk assessment. Paul A. Davies, Ethan Prall, and R. Andrew Westgate In January 2019, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) issued a draft Regulation on Environmental Risk Assessment, and Control of Chemical Substances (the Chemical Substances Regulation or CSR) … Continue Reading

China Announces Establishment of Hazardous Chemicals Department

The new department will assume broad oversight responsibilities as part of a broader government restructuring. By Paul A. Davies and R. Andrew Westgate China’s Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) has announced the establishment of a new department responsible for the safety, supervision, and management of hazardous chemicals. The MEM replaced the former State Administration of … Continue Reading
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