On 8 Mar 2016, the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China notified the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade under World Trade Organization (WTO) an updated draft guidance on China new chemical notification (G/TBT/N/CHN/1170). According to the WTO notification, the Guidance is proposed to enter into force on 1 Nov 2016.
The revision draft contains 6 Chapters and 5 Annexes.
Chapter 1. Applicable scope
Chapter 2. Notification types and submission format
Chapter 3. Notification procedure
Chapter 4. Notification material requirements
Chapter 5. Special provisions for polymers
Chapter 6. Post-notification supervision and management of new chemical substances
Annex 1. Format requirements of risk assessment report
Annex 2. Use code list of chemicals
Annex 3. Each-activity report of new chemical substances
Annex 4. Annual report of new chemical substances
Annex 5. Five-year actual activity report of notified new chemical substances