In order to strengthen the safety management of hazardous chemicals and prevent and reduce hazardous chemical accidents, on January 5, 2022, the Work Safety Committee of the State Council issued a notice (Safety Committee  No. 12) on the National Program for Centralized Management of Safety Risks of Hazardous Chemicals.
The program proposes to improve the digital and intelligent management and control of dangerous chemical safety risks. The Ministry of Emergency Management is responsible for promoting the upgrading of the chemical registration system, adding the function for the standardization of SDS and labeling, expanding the scope of registration of chemical and pharmaceutical enterprises, implementing "one enterprise, one chemical product, and one QR code" management for each hazardous chemicals of enterprises, and providing basic support for the efficient hazard information transfer and the the whole life cycle supervision of hazardous chemicals.
The new hazardous chemical registration system was officially launched on February 16, 2022.