This release was created by Policy and Regulation Department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Peoples Republic of China.  This is a recent decree – No. 22

Environmental management registration of hazardous chemicals (for trial implementation) “on July 4, 2012 the Environmental Protection Department of the Ministry of Works meeting examined and approved, are hereby promulgated and shall come into force on March 1, 2013.

First to strengthen the environmental management of hazardous chemicals, prevention and reduction of hazardous chemicals on the environment and human health hazards, prevention of environmental risks, and implementing international conventions, according to the Environmental Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China “,” Safety of Dangerous Chemicals Management Regulations “and other laws and regulations, the development of this approach.

To read the full decree please refer to the link above.