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China announces action plan to improve water use efficiency

China announces action plan to improve water use efficiency

Water

On June 21, 2022, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and other five government departments announced an action plan to improve water use efficiency in the country. The action …

China releases draft mandatory standards for hazardous substance limits on musical instruments to solicit comments

Stricter limits than the WTO notification version of the standards would be set on some substances

Chemical Substances (Products) Music Instruments

On June 16, 2022, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released a draft (pending approval) of mandatory national standards called Limits of Hazardous Substances for Musical Instruments to solicit …

China releases association standards for smart toilets

Performance grades, technical requirements, test methods, and labeling and packaging requirements of smart toilets are defined

Product Designs Ceramics

On May 20, the Chaozhou Building Sanitary Ceramics Industry Association released association standards for smart toilets called “Smart Water Closets” (T/CBCSIA 1-2022), which will come into effect on Aug. 1. …

China releases national standard for water reuse

Reclaimed water is classified into 3 grades based on water quality

Water

On December 31, 2021, the State Administration for Market Regulation and the Standardization Administration of the P.R.C (SAC) jointly released the “Water reuse guidelines-water quality management for water reclamation plants” …

China begins public consultation for RoHS-related industry standard

“Measurement of seven phthalates used in electrical and electronic devices: High-performance liquid chromatography”

Chemical Substances (Products) Electrical and Electronic Equipments

On March 3, 2022, the China Electronics Standardization Institute announced a solicitation for opinions regarding the RoHS-related industry standard “Measurement of seven phthalates used in electrical and electronic devices: High-performance …

China strengthens regulations on heavy metal pollution

Measures such as the designation of key regulated areas, substances and industries have been introduced

Water Air Soil

China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment on March 7 released its “opinions on strengthening regulations on heavy metal pollution”. The opinions require the designation of key regulated areas, substances and …