The Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), formerly the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), issued the long-awaited revision of MEP Order No. 7 in final, “Measures on the Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances” (MEE Order No. 12), on April 29, 2020, which will become effective January 1, 2021.  MEE Order No. 12 will reduce some registration burdens of new chemical substances in China.    For more information on the revisions to the Order, please read the full memorandum