China China revises national standard that sets limits on hazardous substances in wallpapers

The revised standard lowers existing limits, and introduces a limit on TVOC

China revises national standard that sets limits on hazardous substances in wallpapers

On Nov. 27, 2023, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation published a mandatory national standard (GB), “Indoor Decorating and Refurbishing Materials—Limit of Harmful Substances of Wallpapers” (GB 18585-2023). This is a revision of the 2001 version. It will come into effect Dec. 1, 2024.

Author / Responsibility

LIU Yake

Researcher, Research & Consulting Dept. EnviX Ltd.

Business Performance

worked as a research assistant at Department of Environmental Planning and Management, School of Environment, Tsinghua University for 4 years, and then joint in Envix in April, 2022, currently is mainly responsible for consulting on EHS regulation compliance in East Asia.

Background

MA, Environmental Econimics, Hiroshima University

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