January 24, 2014
The Chinese Ministry of Environment Protection and Chinese Customs has released a joint notice concerning the 2014 version of the List of Toxic Chemicals Restricted to be imported into or exported from China.
The updated version has new four entries:
|Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (POSA), PotassiumPerfluorooctanesulfonate, LithiumPerfluorooctanesulfonate, Ammonium
|Heptadecafluorooctanesulfonic acid Tetraethylammonium salt(BAYOWET), didecylDimethyl ammonium perfluorooctanesulfonate||2923900013|
|N-ethylheptadecafluorooctanesulphonamide (SULFLURAMID), N-Methylheptadecafluorooctanesulphonamide, N-methyl-N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)perfluorooctanesulfonamide, N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-N-perfluorooctanesulfonamide||2935009033|
According to the MEP’s order 22, companies that used the listed chemicals will need to register with the Chemicals Registration Centre and apply for registration certificates or custom clearance before doing business in China.