Interim Measures On Commercial Coal Quality Management

Original Language Title: 商品煤质量管理暂行办法

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Interim measures on commercial coal quality management

    (September 3, 2014, the national development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of environmental protection, the Ministry of Commerce, General Administration of customs, the State administration for industry and commerce, the State administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine, the 16th published since January 1, 2015) Chapter I General provisions First article for implement implementation State air pollution control action plans, strengthened commodity coal full process quality management, improve Terminal with coal quality, advance coal efficient clean using, improved air quality, according to People's Republic of China coal method, and People's Republic of China products quality method, and People's Republic of China environmental protection method, and People's Republic of China air pollution control method, and People's Republic of China foreign trade method, and People's Republic of China import and export commodity test method, related legal regulations,

    These measures are formulated.

    Article People's Republic of China engaged in coal production, processing, transportation, sale, import, use and other activities, these measures shall apply. Article about commercial coal refers to coal products sold as commodities. Do not include mine-mouth coal use and mud coal and gangue products.

    Enterprise use of long distance transport of coal, the same procedures apply. 

    The fourth coal management and relevant departments is responsible for the establishment of coal quality management system in their respective areas of responsibility and organization.

    Chapter II the quality requirements

    Fifth coal production, processing, transportation, sale, importation, use of commercial coal quality is enterprise liability, respectively responsible for every aspect of commercial coal quality.

Sixth coal should meet the following basic requirements:

(A) ash (Ad)

≤ 30% lignite, coal is less than 40%.

(B) sulphur (St,d)

≤ 1.5% lignite, coal is less than 3%.

(C) other indicators

    Mercury (Hgd) ≤ 0.6 μ g/g, arsenic (Asd) ≤ 80 μ g/g p (Pd) ≤ 0.15%, chlorine (Cld) ≤ 0.3%, fluoride (Fd) ≤ 200 μ g/g.

Seventh in China long distance transport (distance of more than 600 km) of commercial coal in addition meet the requirements of the sixth article, should also meet the following requirements:

(A) of lignite

Calorific value (Qnet,ar) ≥ 16.5MJ/kg, ash (Ad) 20%, sulfur (St,d) is less than 1%.

(B) other types of coal

Calorific value (Qnet,ar) ≥ 18MJ/kg, ash (Ad) 30%, sulfur (St,d) is less than 2%.

    Distance refers to this article (domestic coal) the distance from the origin to the point of consumption or (outside of commercial coal) distance from the cargo the port of entry to the point of consumption.

    Eighth for supply to have efficient desulfurization, waste handling, sulfur recovery facility chemical, power and user goods such as coking coal, it may be appropriate to relax the standard sulphur content for coal supply and use of goods, the specific measures shall be formulated by the national coal administration departments.

    Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei before Nineth and the surrounding area and the Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta and restrict the marketing and use of ash (Ad) ≥ 16%, sulfur (St,d) ≥ 1% coals.

    Tenth production, sales and imports of coal should be in accordance with the identification of commercial coal (GB/T25209-2010) logo, identifies the content should be consistent with the actual quality. The 11th article does not meet the requirements of commercial coal in these measures, import, marketing and long-range transport.

    Coal import inspection and supervision, according to the import and export commodity inspection law and other relevant laws and regulations. 12th shipping enterprises in different quality of commodity coal should "mass loading, mass storage".

    In the process of storage and transportation, shall not reduce the quality of coal. 

    13th coal production, processing, transportation, sale, import, use the coal enterprises should develop the necessary quality assurance system, establishment of commercial coal quality files.

    Chapter III supervision and management 14th coal management departments and authorities within the scope of their respective duties on coal quality supervision according to law.

    Coal production, processing, storage, transportation, sale, import, use the Enterprise shall be subject to regulation.

    15th coal management departments and related departments on the area of the quality of commercial coal sampling and inspection communicated the result of the national development and Reform Commission (National Energy Board) and other related departments.

    16th coal management departments and related departments for coal production, processing, transportation, sale and use of classification management enterprises. 17th port inspection and quarantine institutions to monitor the imports of coal quality at the port management.

    A coal quality analysis of imported goods every six months, reported to the State administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine departments, and copied to the national development and Reform Commission (National Energy Board), the Ministry of Commerce and other relevant departments. 18th article of any behavior of businesses and individuals in violation of these regulations, shall report to the relevant authorities. 

    Relevant departments should promptly investigate and deal with, and the informer confidential.

    The fourth chapter legal liability

    19th commercial coal quality is not up to the requirements of this approach, to order the rectification, and circulate constitutes violations of related laws and regulations, in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations will be punished.

    20th take doping fake, shoddy and illegal means to operate, be punished according to relevant laws and regulations constitutes a crime, shall be investigated for criminal responsibility by judicial organs.

    Article 21st refuses or obstructs the authorities, evidence of supervision and inspection, shall be punished in accordance with law constitutes a crime, shall be investigated for criminal responsibility by judicial organs. 

    22nd article relating to abuse their powers, neglect their duties or malpractices for personal gain, to administrative sanctions according to law constitutes a crime, shall be investigated for criminal responsibility by judicial organs.

    The fifth chapter supplementary articles 23rd article this approach by the national development and Reform Commission (National Energy Board) with the relevant Department is responsible for the interpretation.

    Regions and related businesses according to the measures, formulate more stringent standards and regulations. 24th article this way come into force on January 1, 2015.