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China Revises List of Toxic Chemicals Restricted for Imported and Exported Goods

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:


 Chemical  HS Code
Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (POSA), PotassiumPerfluorooctanesulfonate, LithiumPerfluorooctanesulfonate, Ammonium


Perfluorooctanesulfonyl fluoride

Diethanolamine perfluorooctanesulfonate 2922120010
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.