Institute for Environment Health and Related Product Safety (IEHS), ChinaCDC was established in May 2002 based on former Institute of Environmental Health and Engineering (IEHE) and Institute of Environmental Health Monitoring (IEHM), Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine (CAPM). It is a national professional institution for environmental health and related product safety and also a national center for technical guidance and instruction on environmental health and related product safety for all over the country.
IEHS is located at Panjianyuan Nanli 7, Chaoyang District partly and at Nanwei Road 29, Xuanwu District partly. It has 7 administrative departments and 12 technical departments with more than 260 faculty and staff, including more than 60 of senior titled researchers. A great number of middle-aged and young researchers with PhD, MS or study/work-abroad background are the principal strength responsible for all assignments in the institute. The institute also has many high quality apparatuses, such as ICP-MS, LC-MS, LD-MSMS, GC-MS, MALDI-TOF-MS, etc. Now, as the requirements of development, the institute is reforming and rebuilding advanced laboratories of environmental chemistry, environmental toxicology and environmental microbiology, etc. IEHS has greater strength of researches in the fields of indoor air quality, drinking water quality, environmental chemical pollutants, environmental microorganism, electromagnetic radiation and health impact, etc. The institute has been taking on many research projects supported by Ministry of Science Technology, National Science Fund, Ministry of Education, etc. It is therefore a national agency of detection and arbitration for safety assessment of health related products, such as cosmetics, water related products, disinfection products, electromagnetic radiation products, construction materials, paints, air cleaning products, etc.