China MEP Released the Inventory of Toxic Chemicals Restricted to Import/Export 2018

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On 20 December 2017, China Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) announced the release of the Inventory of Toxic Chemicals Restricted to Import/Export 2018 to regulate the import and export of restricted toxic chemicals.

The announcement requires that enterprises importing/ exporting chemicals contained in the Inventory must apply for Toxic Chemicals Import (Export) Release Permit to handle import & export procedures.

Chemicals in the Inventory cover:

  1. Chemicals under the control of Stockholm Convention on POPs and its amendments;
  2. Chemicals under the control of Minamata Convention on Mercury; and
  3. Chemicals under the control of Rotterdam Convention.

Please click here to download the Inventory in Chinese.

The announcement will take effect from 1 January 2018.

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