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Regulatory Policy Interpretation and Compliance Advice for Chemicals in China

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Time: 2023-04-26 | 14:00 - 17:00

Language: English

Address: European Chamber Shanghai Office, Unit 2204, 22 Floor, Shui On Plaza, 333 Huai Hai Zhong Road, Shanghai

Fee: Free


Evolving chemical regulations such as the implementation of One Enterprise, One Product, One QR Code for hazardous chemicals in China and emerging REACH-like regulations in APAC countries are creating new regulatory challenges for chemical companies operating in China in 2023. In addition, the revised Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) brings new opportunities for new cosmetic ingredient innovation but also more compliance obligations on cosmetic ingredients.

Join us in Shanghai office on April 26, 2023, for further interpret related policies for chemical and cosmetic industry. Topics include: 

  • the latest QR code implementation for hazardous chemicals in China,
  • the latest developments of REACH-Like regulations in Asian Pacific countries, and
  • practical compliance advice for cosmetic ingredients under CSAR.


13:30 - 14:00, Registration and Networking

14:00 - 14:10, Opening Remarks by Mr Kenny Zhao Vice chair of Petrochemicals chemicals & refining working group, European Chamber

14:10 - 14:50, Keynote Speech “Hazardous Chemicals Management in China-Introduction of ‘one enterprise, one product, one code’ policy” by Mr Jinhe Chen, NRCC MEM  

14:50 - 15:20, Keynote Speech “REACH-Like Regulations in Asian Pacific countries” by Mr Eric Xiong Head of Industrial Chemical Sector, CIRS Group

15:20-15:35, coffee break

15:35-16:05, Keynote Speech “Management of Cosmetic Ingredients in China under CSAR” by Ms April Guo, General Manager of Personal and Home Care Division 

16:05-16:35, Keynote Speech

16:35-17:05, Q&A

17:05-17:10, Closing Remarks by Mr Kenny Zhao Vice chair of Petrochemicals chemicals & refining working group, European Chamber

17:10-17:30, Net working

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Eric was Graduated in SCUT, majored in Chemical engineering as MSc. He has 12 years working experience in product stewardship and regulatory compliance service for chemical industry in China, Europe and other east Asian countries. He provided training on chemical regulations for some multi-national companies such as Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, Solvay etc., he was invited to speak on industrial workshops/seminars in Europe, US, Japan and Korea; he also keeps constant communications with authorities and shared on how None-EU companies reach compliance under EU REACH to ECHA officials in Helsinki.

He now focuses on providing solutions for enterprises to remove chemical regulatory barriers in Asian Pacific countries.


Ms. April Guo, General Manager of Personal and Home Care Division, CIRS Group

April works in CIRS Group for more than 11 years and leads the personal and home care team to assist global well known personal and home care product companies and ingredient suppliers in regulatory compliance for thousands of products each year. She is always invited to participate in international regulatory conferences to give the training regarding China cosmetics regulations to foreign cosmetic companies. 


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