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China Publishes ‘HJ 1257-2022’ to Standardize the Use of Terminology for Testing of Chemical Substances in Environmental Management


On June 7, 2022, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China (MEE) issued a notice to make public the ‘HJ 1257-2022 Chemical substances environmental management - Terminology for testing of chemical substances’ (hereinafter referred to as the Standard), which specifies the terms and definitions for testing commonly used in the environmental risk assessment of chemical substances. The Standard has come into force on June 15, 2022.

The Standard prescribes terminology for 124 terms with the corresponding definitions, mainly covering the following five parts:

  • General terms (44 items)

  • Aquatic toxicity testing (13 items)

  • Terrestrial toxicity testing (9 items)

  • Degradability testing (42 items)

  • Accumulation testing (16 items)

Click here to download the official document, below are some items extracted from the Standard.

Item

In Chinese

In English

2.1.1

受试物

test substance

2.1.2

难溶物质

poorly water-soluble substances

2.1.3

不明复杂物质

substances of unknown or variable composition, complex reaction products or biological materials; UVCB

2.1.4

难测试化学物质

difficult test chemicals

2.1.5

供试生物

test organisms

2.1.6

受试溶液

test solution

2.1.7

亲代

parent animals

2.1.8

子代

offspring

2.1.9

承载率

loading rate

2.1.10

正辛醇-水分配系数

octanol-water partition coefficient; Kow; Pow


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