17,096 Substances Pre-registered under Korea REACH On April 9, 2021, South Korea's Ministry of Environment (MoE) published the updated list of pre-registered substances under K-REACH​. So far, a total of 190,721 pre-registration applications have been submitted for 17,096 chemical substances, of which 78 are CMR substances. About 11% of the pre-registered substances are manufactured or imported over 1,000 tonnes per year.
China to Revise Two Standards on Transport Management of Dangerous Goods On April 9, 2021, the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) held a symposium on the draft revisions to the Classification and Code of Dangerous Goods (GB 6944-2012) and the List of Dangerous Goods (GB 12268-2012).
China to Fully Implement Environmental Credit Evaluation The environment credit evaluation for relevant enterprises and institutions will start from 2022. A four levels grading system will be adopted to show the evaluation results of enterprises and provide the basis of differentiated management.
China Publishes Pilot Construction Plan for "Industrial Internet + Work Safety of Hazardous Chemicals" Recently, China’s Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) issued the Pilot Construction Plan for "Industrial Internet + Work Safety of Hazardous Chemicals" (hereafter referred to as the “Plan”). The Plan provided practical guidance for implementing the Act Plan for "Industrial Internet + Work Safety (2021-2023)" in petroleum and chemical industries, aiming at deepening the integration of new-generation information technology such as the Industrial internet, big data, and artificial intelligence (AI) with chemical safety management.
Legislation on Food and Drug is a Key Point in China SAMR 2021 Work Plan SAMR 2021 Work Plan on Legislation specifies that 6 laws/administrative regulations and 61 departmental regulations are to be drafted, formulated, or revised in 2021.
MEE Further Clarifies Practical Issues in Implementation of MEE Order No. 12 In late March 2021, the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) held a two-day seminar, during which its officials further clarified some practical and technical issues in the implementation of MEE Order No. 12.
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