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  • 4 November 2019
    Clicks 32 Tags: REACH
    23 October 2019, ECHA released a notice to proposes member states to evaluate 74 substances under the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2020-2022. 14 of these substances will be evaluated in 2020, and 60 are scheduled to be evaluated in 2021 and 2022. ...
  • 14 October 2019
    Clicks 53 Tags: flame retardant
    16 September 2019, Massachusetts passed the bill S 2338 that would ban the use of flame retardants in consumer products, including children's products, upholstered furniture, carpets, bedding and window treatments.Products manufactured before 31 August 2020 are not covered. Products containing banned chemicals will be exempted due to material recycling, the sale of previously owned products and the electronics and electronic components of the products. ...
  • 10 October 2019
    Clicks 90 Tags: SVHC
    1 October 2019, ECHA released a draft, proposing to add 18 SVHC into the authorized list of REACH regulation (Annex XIV). These substances include 13 toxic for reproduction substances, a very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) substance and two respiratory sensitizers. All of these substances can pose a threat to human health or the environment. ...
  • 26 September 2019
    Clicks 140 Tags: PFAS
    2 September, 2019, the Danish ministry of environment and food announced that the Danish government will ban the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in paper and cardboard used in food contact materials by July 2020. The proposal, first published in February, has been submitted to external consultations and is expected to come into force in July 2020. ...
  • 23 September 2019
    Clicks 128 Tags: FCM
    Indonesia's National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) recently released draft of new regulations on food contact materials. The new regulation has been into effect on July 29. The new regulation is one of the most comprehensive on food contact materials and packaging in the Asia-pacific region.All products must comply with the new rules by 29 July 2020. ...
  • 20 September 2019
    Clicks 128 Tags: PAHs
    18 September 2019,The ECHA European commission has issued a notice to restrict eight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in granules and mulches used in synthetic turf pitches and playgrounds. The Commission will consider whether the conditions for the restriction are met, prepare a draft restriction measure to amend the list of restricted substances in REACH Regulation (Annex XVII) and submit it to Member States in the REACH Committee. ...
  • 16 September 2019
    Clicks 97 Tags: DSL
    On 16 August 2019, the Canadian gazette issued directive 2019-87-11-01 to amend the list of DSL domestic substances: SOR/2019-302。18 new substances are added to Canadian domestic substance list.This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered. ...
  • 11 September 2019
    Clicks 273 Tags: RoHS
    16 May 2019, the State Administration for Market Regulation released the requirements of the conformity assessment system for the restricted use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic products. It shall soon be implemented from 1 November 2019, and the products listed in the management catalogue of restricted use of hazardous substances of electrical and electronic products, leaving factory and imported, shall meet the requirements of the implementation arrangement. ...
  • 6 September 2019
    Clicks 349 Tags: SVHC
    3 September 2019, ECHA published a proposal for four chemicals to be identified as SVHC and launched a public comment. The deadline for commenting is 18 October 2019. If identified as SVHCs, the substances will be added to the Candidate List for eventual inclusion in the Authorisation List, which currently includes 201 substances in the SVHC list. ...
  • 29 August 2019
    Clicks 306 Tags: FCM
    21 August 2019, the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) opened a public consultation on food contact substances. These substances include additives and resins that are either new or under consideration to be used in an expanded scope or level. Comments shall be accepted by the Chinese authorities until 19 September 2019. ...

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