EU has Published New Harmonized Standards under Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC
24 November 2021 EU,Toy,Directive,Revise,New
On 16 November 2021, the European Commission published the Implementing Decision EU 2021/1992 with toy standards EN 71-2, EN 71-3, EN 71-4 and EN 71-13 updated to the latest versions. The current versions will be superseded from 15 May 2022. Details are as follows: Standard Name Latest Standard Existing Standard Date of Withdrawal Safety of toys – Part 2: Flammability EN 71-2:2020 EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014 15 May 2022 Safety of toys – Part 3: Migration of certain elements EN...
EU to Set Specific Limit Values for Aniline in Certain Toys from December 2022
30 June 2021 EU,Toy,Testing,Limit,Value,Aniline
4 June 2021, the European Commission has released the Directive (EU) 2021/903 regarding specific limit values for aniline in certain toys. The new entry is as follows: Substance CAS No. Limit Value Aniline 62-53-3 30 mg/kg after reductive cleavage in textile toy material and leather toy material 10 mg/kg as free aniline in finger paints 30 mg/kg after reductive cleavage in finger paints’ The provisions will apply from 5 December 2022. If you have any needs or questions, pl...
Consumer Products will be Inspected under REACH and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulatory Compliance
30 April 2021 REACH,POP,Persistent,Organic,Pollutants,Consumer,Chemical
Recently, ECHA Enforcement Forum agreed that its major enforcement project planned for 2022 (REF-10) will focus on integrated controls of consumer products. The Forum agreed that inspectors will be able to check whether products comply with many different restrictions for hazardous substances under REACH and POPs. Specific types of material such as rubber, plastic or textiles, are subject to the duties under REACH and POPs. In this way each product can be controlled by sever...
U.S is Updating the Consumer Product Safety Commission
9 April 2021 US,CPSC,Consumer,Products,Review,Inspection
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in conjunction with CBP, is expanding the roll out of Two Way Messaging to all commercial brokers on March 22, 2021. All products within their jurisdiction will be marked for review. The CPSC has been upgraded to a participating government agency (PGA), participating in customs declaration, and adding new regulations: even if the imported goods pass the declaration, if the CPSC does not release, they can’t be sold and can onl...
Shanghai Customs Monitors that the Unqualified Rates of Imported Baby Products subject to Random Inspection Nearly 50%
22 March 2021 Baby,Products,China,Random,Inspection,Import
On March 15, 2021, Shanghai Customs held a press conference and announced that Shanghai Customs carried out risk monitoring on five categories of 199 batches of imported baby consumer products in 2020, including children's scooters, baby clothing, baby food contact products, baby diapers, and stationery, 95 batches of unqualified batches were detected, with an overall disqualification rate of 47.7%. The security situation is not optimistic. Among them, 10 batches of children...
Chinese Version of REACH Restricted Substances officially Released
23 December 2020 China,Restricted,Substance,REACH,Chemical,Standard
On November 19th, 2020, the National Standardization Administration issued Announcement No. 26 of 2020, in which the "Chinese version of REACH restricted substances"-GB/T 39498-2020 "Guidelines for the Control of the Use of Key Chemical Substances in Consumer Products" is officially released. The standard will be implemented on June 1st, 2021. Application Scope This standard applies to consumer products, including product components, parts, accessories, packaging and instruc...
9 Batches of Melamine Tableware were Found Unqualified
29 June 2020 China,FCM,Unqualified,Food,Products,Melamine,Tableware
Many parents may choose beautiful, light and unbreakable melamine tableware. However, is the melamine tableware on the market safe? Recently, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Supervision conducted a random inspection of the melamine tableware produced and sold in Shanghai. Among the 76 batches of products, 9 batches were unqualified, and the unqualified rate reached 11.8%. Among them, 5 batches of products were found unqualified for migration of melamine. Excessive amount of...
China Announced 41 Batches of Unqualified Children’s Products from January to May
12 June 2020 China,Unqualified,Products,Children,Customs,Safety,Quality
41 batches of imported children's products with unqualified formaldehyde content, pH value, etc., involving Brand H&M, ZARA, Lego, Qiaohu On May 30th, 2020, General Administration of Customs, P.R.China announced the quality and safety of some imported children’s products that were unqualified by the customs from January to May 2020, involving 6 category of 41 batches imported children’s products such as clothing and toys, etc. Unqualified imported children's products...
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must Comply with EU REACH
24 April 2020 REACH,CE,Certification,PPE,SVHC
Recently, European Safety Federation has published an article on its official website regarding "counterfeiting" CE certificate of some current personal protective equipment (PPE). The article made it clear that protective masks (type FFP2 or FFP3), protective glasses and face shields, protective gloves and garments, etc., should meet the requirements of REACH Regulation besides the CE certification. In the following, C&K Testing will fully interpret the duties and oblig...
C&K Testing Technology News of January 2020
30 March 2020 products,Notifications,Substances,accounting,2019
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me With the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Please see our Privacy Policy.en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 October 2019-January 2020REACHThe Candidate List of SVHCs adds 4 New Substances, Updated to 205 20 January 2020 Tags: SVHC16 January 2020, ECHA added 4 new substances to the Candidate List of substances of very high conce...
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in August 2019
20 September 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Units,China
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 26 batches of products in August 2019. There are 12 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 46.15%.Accompanying remedies (refund, replacement and repair) are taken for such notifications.As notified on the CPSC website, some customers have already got injured due to the potential hazards.So it is important to track the recalls of products to ensure consumers' legitimate interests and rights. C&K Testing hereby reminds related enterprises to enhance the product quality by learning more about the potential hazards of their product categories....
C&K Testing Technology News of August 2019
6 September 2019 2019,August,Notifications,products,Food
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me With the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Please see our Privacy Policy.en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 August 2019Toys & children's productsEU Released New Standards EN 71-14:2018 for Toy Trampolines 12 August 2019 Tags: Toys23 July 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/1254. Thi...
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in July 2019
19 August 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Units,posing
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 32 batches of products in July 2019. There are 27 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 84.375%. Accompanying remedies (refund, replacement and repair) are taken for such notifications.As notified on the CPSC website, some customers have already got injured due to the potential hazards.So it is important to track the recalls of products to ensure consumers' legitimate interests and rights. C&K Testing hereby reminds related enterprises to enhance the product quality by learning more about the potential hazards of their product categories....
Philippines Bans BPA in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups
16 August 2019 products,Philippines,baby,bottles,ban,BPA
9 August 2019, The Philippines' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a notice to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in infant feeding bottles and sippy cups and production, import and sale of products containing BPA are prohibited. The notice says the ban will take effect 30 days after its publication in two newspapers of general circulation and its submission to the Office of the National Administrative Register at the University of the Philippines' Law Center....
C&K Testing Technology News of June 2019
1 July 2019 2019,Notifications,substances,June,Products
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me With the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Please see our Privacy Policy.en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 June 2019REACHMSC unanimously agrees that HFPO-DA is a substance of very high concern 28 June 2019 Tags: SVHC27 June 2019, The Member State Committee (MSC) unanimously agreed to identify 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-(heptafluoro...
Egypt to Update Migration Limits Restrictions for 19 Substances in Toys
10 June 2019 toys,standard,type,limits,restriction,children
Egypt's Organization for Standards and Quality is planning to update the migration limits restrictions for 19 substances of toy standards. The standard covers toys that may be placed in a children's mouth, including items for use close to or inside the mouth, such as cosmetics, writing implements classified as toys, and all toys for children under 6-years-old. If approved, this draft will replace the current standard, which has been used since 2013. The proposed legislation...
Minnesota Restrict the Organ-halogen in Furniture and Children's Products
3 June 2019 products,components,bill,firefighting,children,PFAS
23 May 2018, Minnesota Legislature released a bill for an act HF 359 to expand the state's existing flame retardant restrictions and impose limits on the use of firefighting foam containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). This bill will prohibit manufacturing or selling residential upholstered furniture and children's products which containing any organ halogen flame retardant above 1000 parts per million (ppm) in any product component....
C&K Testing Technology News of May 2019
3 June 2019 2019,regulation,Notifications,products,May
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me With the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Please see our Privacy Policy.en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 May 2019Toys & Children's ProductsCEN Released the Revised Standard EN 71-3:2019 on Substance Migration from Toys 31 May 2019 Tags: toys10 April 2019, the European Committee for Standardization published a new stand...
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in April 2019
23 May 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Units,reports
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 27 batches of products in April 2019. There are 18 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 66.67%....
[AQSIQ] Overview of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in February 2019
2 April 2019 excessive,destroyed,China,Analysis,Chinese,AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 9 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. They have not been offered for sale on the China market yet and are re-dispatched or destroyed instead according to laws....