China Adipic Acid Production Protocol

The China Adipic Acid Production Protocol addresses nitrous oxide (N2O) emission reductions at adipic acid production facilities.

Current Protocol Version(s) Available for Project Submittal Adoption Date Notes and Supporting Documents
China Adipic Acid Production Protocol Version 1.0 (English | Mandarin) October 4, 2023 China Adipic Acid Production Protocol V1.0 Summary (English & Mandarin)

Project Registration Documents

Document Description Required Phase Privilege
Adipic Acid Production Submittal Form (English & Mandarin) A proposal to undertake an adipic acid production project. Project Submittal Public
Project System Diagram Diagram of the adipic acid plant showing where the project is located within the adipic acid plant. Project Submittal Private
Adipic Acid Production Project Data Report The purpose of this document is to assist project developers in identifying high areas of risk, highlight important aspects of the protocol, and facilitate verification. Verification Private
Adipic Acid Production Monitoring Report This report is required when a project elects to take a zero-credit reporting period (see section 3.4.7 of the Reserve Program Manual) or when choosing verification period Option 3 (see section 8 of the Livestock Project Protocol). Verification Private

Protocol Development

The protocol development process for the China Adipic Acid Production Protocol Development involved a multi-stakeholder workgroup, public comment period, and responses to public comments. For more information, please visit:

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