Catalogue of Plastic Products Prohibited or Restricted from Production, Sale, and Use (Draft)​
Local Title:
禁止、限制生产、销售和使用的塑料制品目录(征求意见稿)
Country/Region:
China
Status:
Draft
Type:
Inventory
Release Date:
2020-04-10
Implementation Date:
/
Competent Authority:
National Development and Reform Commission of China
Document:
Summary

On April 10, China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued a Catalogue of Plastic Products Prohibited or Restricted from Production, Sale, and Use (Draft) for public consultation, further specifying the specifics of China’s pending microbead ban.

As per the draft, "daily chemical products containing plastic microbeads" shall refer to "rinse-off cosmetics, toothpaste, and toothpowder with intentionally-added solid plastic particles that are less than 5 mm millimeters in size and are used for scrubbing, exfoliating, cleansing, etc.” The “rinse-off cosmetics” include shower gel, cleanser, hand sanitizer, soap, shaving foam, scrub, shampoo, hair conditioner, and cleansing water/oil.

The consultation period is from April 10, 2020, to April 19, 2020. Any suggestions or comments can be sent back via the online feedback form on NDRC’s official website.

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History
Notice on Making Solid Progress in Treatment of Plastic Pollution
Date of Release: 2020-07-10
Date of Implementation : /
Status : In force
Catalogue of Plastic Products Prohibited or Restricted from Production, Sale, and Use (Draft)​
Date of Release: 2020-04-10
Date of Implementation : /
Status : Draft
Opinions on Further Strengthening the Cleanup of Plastic Pollution
Date of Release: 2020-01-19
Date of Implementation : /
Status : In force