This Method was prepared in order to implement the Environmental Protection Law of the People's Republic of China, the Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Atmospheric Pollution and the Regulations of Shanghai on the Prevention and Control of Atmospheric Pollution as well as other laws and regulations, so as to protect the environment, prevent and control pollution and promote the technological advance of the manufacturing industry of paint, ink and allied products and the reduction in volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emission.
This Method specifies the calculation method for major sources for volatile organic compounds emission from manufacturers of paint, ink and allied products. The Method was referenced to those specified in the Calculation Method for VOCs Emission from Petrochemical industry and the Calculation Method for VOCs Emission from Packaging and Printing industry (No. 71  of the Ministry of Finance).
This Method was formulated by Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau.
This Method was drafted by Shanghai Academy of Environmental Science.