China Provisions on the Management of Road Transport of Dangerous Goods is Expected to Implement This Year

It is expected that the amended Provisions on the Management of Road Transport of Dangerous Goods will be launched in the recent 1-2 months and implemented on 1 Oct. 2019.

The Provisions on the Management of Road Transport of Dangerous Goods is mandatory in China. After the amended Provisions come into force, shippers of dangerous goods will need to assume more responsibilities, such as training, classification, packaging, labeling and the transferring of information. To help carriers legally load, unload and transport dangerous goods, carriers shall be familiar with the hazard properties of the products.  

Additionally, the Provisions on the Management of Road Transport of Dangerous quotes terms in JT/T 617-2018 Regulations concerning Road Transportation of Dangerous Goods. After the Provisions take effect, the quoted parts will become mandatory.

JT/T 617-2018 Regulations concerning Road Transportation of Dangerous Goods can be regarded as a guideline for the transport of dangerous goods in China. It is a recommended standard which came into force on 1 Dec. 2018.

JT/T 617-2018 mainly covers the following seven parts:

  • General Provisions
  • Classification
  • Index of dangerous goods name and transportation requirement
  • Provisions for the use of transport packagings
  • Consignment
  • Provisions concerning the conditions of carriage, loading, unloading and handling
  • Transport conditions and operational requirement

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[Hot!] Chemical Inspection and Regulation Service Limited (CIRS) together with Helsinki Chemicals Forum is to host the Asian Helsinki Chemical Forum and the 4th Summit Meeting on Chemical Regulations in Asia Pacific (HCF&SMCR 2019) in Shanghai on 24th -25th October 2019. The Asian HCF will be a shorter version of the 2019 HCF taking place in Helsinki on 23rd-24th May with high-level keynote speeches and open debate among speakers and public on hot topics in chemicals regulation globally. The three topics will be taken from the five presented in Helsinki as they are equally relevant to Asia. The compositions of the panels and the audience will be different so that the content and conclusions will be suitable and unique to the Asian context.

HCF&SMCR 2019 also will invite government officials and company regulatory experts from China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia to make presentations on updated chemical regulations and compliance issues in those countries.