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A Comparative Analysis of MEP Order 22 and SAWS Order 53

  •   11 Dec 2012
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    MEP CHINAWith the implementation of “Regulation on the Control over safety of Hazardous Chemicals (Decree 591)” on 1 December 2011, China has entered a new stage of management on hazardous chemicals. As stipulated in the Decree 591, the environmental Protection authority shall be responsible for the environmental management registration on HCs. Thus, the “MEP Order No 22: Measures for the Environmental Management of Hazardous Chemical Registration (Trial)" was drafted and approved by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP). The legal text was published on 10 Oct 2012 and the measures will take effect on 1 Mar 2012.

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    Is there an English translation of MEP Order No. 22? If so, would it be possible to provide a copy. Also - the reference links in this article compaing MEP Order No. 22 with Order No. 53 do not appear to work/are locked. Best regards, Dale
    Wednesday, 9 January 2013