China NCSN Guidance (Draft)_WTO Version of 8 Mar 2016

China NCSN Guidance (Draft)_WTO Version of 8 Mar 2016

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  • Translated By:MEP
  • Release Date:Mar 08, 2016
    Implement Date:/
  • Pages:126
    Format:Electronic Edition (Adobe PDF)
  • Created On:Mar 31, 2016
    Last Updated On:Mar 31, 2016

On 8 Mar 2016, the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China notified the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade under World Trade Organization (WTO)  a draft guidance on China new chemical notification (G/TBT/N/CHN/1170).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. 

Compared to the previous draft issued on 25 Jun 2015 (e-translation available on e-book store), updates have been highlighted in yellow in this translation. 


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