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China Abolishes 13, Approves 37 National Standards

February 18, 2015

China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and the Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic of China (SAC) have announced the abolition of 13 China national standards, including five mandatory standards and eight recommended standards. The abolition is effective March 1, 2015.

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Standard No. Standard Name
GB/T 9830-1988 Fruits and vegetables ripening after refrigeration
GB 10344-2005 General standard for the labeling of prepackaged alcoholic beverage
GB/T 14156-2009 Classification and code of flavoring substances
GB/T 17240-1998 Horseradish cold storage technique
GB 18406.1-2001 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Safety requirements for pollution-free vegetables
GB 18406.2-2001 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Safety requirements for pollution-free fruits
GB 18406.3-2001 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Safety requirements for pollution-free livestock and poultry meats
GB 18406.4-2001 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Safety requirements for pollution-free aquatic products
GB/T 18407.1-2001 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Origin environmental requirements for pollution-free vegetables
GB/T 18407.2-2001 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Origin environmental requirements for pollution-free fruits
GB/T 18407.3-2001 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Origin environmental requirements for pollution-free livestock and poultry meats
GB/T 18407.4-2001 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Origin environmental requirements for pollution-free aquatic products
GB/T 18407.5-2003 Safety qualification for agricultural product: Origin environmental requirements for pollution-free dairy products

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Additionally, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China (NHFPC) released Notice No. 21 of 2014, containing the approval of 37 China national standards. These newly approved national standards primarily include food additives, testing methods, specific food products and hygienic practice for food operations. In particular, GB 2760-2014, food safety national standards for the usage of food additives, replaces GB 2760-2011, which came into force three years ago.

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