Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - China - Explosives, desensitized explosives, liquid propellant


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: CHINA

If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):


Agency responsible:

State Administration for Market Regulation (Standardization Administration of the P.R.C.)

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:


Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [ ], 5.7.1 [ ], 3.2 [ ], 7.2 [ ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): explosives, desensitized explosives, liquid propellant (HS code(s): 3601; 3602); (ICS code(s): 13.300; 71.100.30)


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: National Standard of the P.R.C., Transport of dangerous goods--Specification on the acceptance and classification procedure and the requirement of compatibility for explosives; (21 page(s), in Chinese)


Description of content: This document specifies the basic requirements for the acceptance and hazard classification of explosives, desensitized explosives, and liquid propellants, including acceptance procedures, classification procedures, determination of compatibility groups, requirement of compatibility, and classification test items.

This document applies to the hazard assessment of various substances or their products (excluding missiles and nuclear weapons) with deflagrating or explosive characteristics.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Protection of human health or safety


Relevant documents:



Proposed date of adoption: To be determined

Proposed date of entry into force: 12 months after approval


Final date for comments: 60 days from notification


Texts available from: National enquiry point [X] or address, telephone and fax numbers and email and website addresses, if available, of other body:

WTO/TBT National Notification and Enquiry Center of the People's Republic of China

Tel+86 10 57954633/ 57954627