Six Substances Managed as Precursor Chemicals in China

China is to manage six substances as precursor chemicals from 20 Sep. 2021, according to an announcement from the Ministry of Public Security on 23 Aug. 2021.

Previously on 28 May 2021, the State Council made an announcement that these six substances were added into the List of Precursor Chemicals in China.

Detailed information of the six substances is as follows:

Name

CAS No.

HS Code

Category

Methyl 2-phenylacetoacetate

16648-44-5

29183000.21

Category II

3-oxo-2-phenylbutanaMide

4433-77-6

29242990.61

Category II

2-methyl-3 - [3,4 - (methylenedioxy) phenyl] glycidyl acid

2167189-50-4

29329990.93

Category II

3-(1,3-Benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-methyl-2-oxiranecarboxylic acid methyl ester

13605-48-6

29329990.93

Category II

Benzyl cyanide

140-29-4

29269090.81

Category III

γ-butyrolactone

96-48-0

29322090.31

Category III

All the precursor chemicals are managed under the Regulation on the Administration of Precursor Chemicals. Enterprises dealing with the above substances should particular pay attention to their obligations during the process of manufacturing, operating, purchasing, transporting, importing and exporting of the substances.

Enterprises may check whether their substances are precursor chemicals by using our Asia-Pacific Chemical Inventory Search System.

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Further Information

Official Announcement