18 Apr 2006
China imposed a ban on hunting wild leopards and purchasing leopard bones from January 1, 2006. The State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) issued on March 21, 2006 A Notice Regarding the Use of Leopard Bones, which specified matters relating to the use of the bones of leopards that belong to an endangered species and required provincial-level food and drug regulatory departments to timely notify relevant drug manufacturers in their jurisdictions and supervise and urge them to implement the notice.
State Food and Drug Administration P.R. China