•        The China MSA develops and implements policies, statutes and regulations governing the carriage of dangerous goods and other goods by ships in accordance with the Maritime Traffic Safety Law of PRC,the Marine Environment Protection Law of PRC, the Regulations of PRC on the Administration of Traffic Safety on Inland Waters, the Regulation on the Prevention and Control of Vessel-induced Pollution to the Marine Environment, andthe Regulations on the Safety Administration of Dangerous Chemicals. Specifically, the China MSA supervises the safety of ships carrying dangerous goods and other goods, processes declarations made by ships carrying dangerous goods, provides accreditation services for personnel involved in the declaration of dangerous goods and inspection of containers, and inspects containers holding dangerous goods, in order to ensure the safety of ships carrying dangerous goods, prevent safety accidents involving dangerous goods, ensure the safety of life and property, and protect the environment.

  • Urgent reports on incidents involving harmful substances


  • Descriptions:

    1. Number refers to the order in which pollution hazardous cargoes are listed.

    2. Chinese name and English name refer to the pollution hazardous cargoes respectively in Chinese and English. The words in brackets are supplementary descriptions of the cargoes. The names of the cargoes are listed in Chinese alphabetical order.

    3. A cargo marked with multiple UN numbers means that the cargo may be assigned different numbers according to the classification standard of pollution hazardous cargoes. A cargo marked with * means that the cargo will be assigned a UN number depending on its nature.

    4. In the column of Mode of Transportation, B stands for cargoes in bulk; P stands for cargoes in packaged form.


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