C&K Testing Technology News of January 2018
11 February 2018 Notifications,Products,2018,2017,December
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 January 2018 REACH The Candidate List of SVHCs Add 7 Substance, Update to 181 Helsinki 15 January 2018-ECHA adds seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List and updates the entry for bisphenol A (BPA). Up to now, the SVHC list is updated to 181 items. 20 December 2017, ECHA had informed in advance that the materi...
Free Webinar: The Reformed Chinese FCM Legislation(GB 4806) and Its Solutions For Compliance
11 February 2018 Standards,articles,materials,requirements,food
Introduction In China, food contact materials and articles are regulated under the "Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China", which implemented on 1 June 2009. This law prohibits the import, use, or purchase of food-related products (including food packaging materials) which don’t comply with the applicable Chinese Food Safety Standards released by the Chinese Ministry of Health (MOH)....
[AQSIQ] Monthly overview report of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in December 2017
7 February 2018 product,Lack,China,certification,Unqualified
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 72 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China....
Vietnam Updates Chemical Law Implementation Rules
31 January 2018 chemicals,chemical,Testing,2017,Decree
28 December 2017, Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has published a circular No 32/2017/TT-BCT updating the implementation rules of the country’s law on chemicals (2007) as set out in Decree No 113/2017/ND-CP, taking effect immediately....
California Lists Vinylidene Chloride as a Carcinogen
19 January 2018 Prop,vinylidene,Mechanism,chloride,dichloroethylen,65
On 29 December 2017, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) listed vinylidene chloride as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. The New Prop 65 list is effective immediately....
[AQSIQ] Monthly overview report of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in November 2017
18 January 2018 goods,installation,debugging,during,product
[AQSIQ] Monthly overview report of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in November 2017 General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 62 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in December 2017
18 January 2018 Children,posing,reported,China,2017
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 29 batches of products in December 2017. There are 11 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 37.93%....
The Candidate List of SVHCs Adds 7 Substance, Updates to 181
16 January 2018 Article,Carcinogenic,substances,SVHC,products
Helsinki 15 January 2018-ECHA adds seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List and updates the entry for bisphenol A (BPA). Up to now, the SVHC list is updated to 181 items. 20 December 2017, ECHA had informed in advance that the material information to be updated. Seven New Substances to add to the SVHC List-C&K Testing reported on 21 December 2017....
China Releases Revised Draft of National Food Safety Standards
9 January 2018 Food,enterprises,National,Standard,Testing
12 December 2017, National Food Safety Risk Assessment Center releases the exposure draft of the Standard for Use of Food Additives and Rules for the Migration Test of Food Contact Materials and Products, and is now seeking advice in relevant departments and enterprises....
EU Proposes a Product Compliance and Supervision Regulation
8 January 2018 compliance,products,market,proposal,Product
19 December 2017, European Commission issues proposal 2017/0353, including 11 chapters comprising 64 articles and one Annex. This proposal is consistent with the proposal for a Regulation on market surveillance of products which was adopted by the Commission in February 2013 [COM(2013)75] as part of the "Consumer Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package"....
Oeko-Tex® Standard (Version 2018) Updated
5 January 2018 Standard,OEKO,Textiles,limit,updated
2 January 2018, OEKO-TEX updated the applicable test criteria and limit values for product certification. The new regulations come into effect on 1 April 2018 for all certifications, following a three-month transition period. In accordance with LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX, bisphenol A and aniline add to “Other chemical residues”, and the limit value for all product classes is also updated....
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in December 2017
5 January 2018 China,migration,notifications,distribution,accounting
The European Commission validated 292 RASFF notifications this month, including 268 notifications on food, accounting for 91.78%; 18 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.16%; 6 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 2.05%, in which 5 products from China are contained, accounting for 83.33%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: S/N date reference notified by countries concerned s...
C&K Testing Technology News of December 2017
29 December 2017 Notifications,2017,More,products,November
::-webkit-scrollbar{ display: none; } #divNeteaseBigAttach, #divNeteaseBigAttach_bak{display:none;} blockquote{display:none;} If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me REACH Seven New Substances to be Added to the SVHC List The Member State Committee (MSC) supported to add seven new substances and bisphenol A (BPA) to the list of SVHC. The current entry of BPA and the list of SVHC will be updated by mid-January 2018. Legal...
Fidget Spinners Containing Lead Removed From Sale
27 December 2017 products,Fidget,children,spinner,children's
9 November 2017, the US Public Interest Research Group (US PIRG) issued a report to alert the Target store and its suppliers Bulls I Toys after testing for lead content on the handheld toys. The report shows high levels of lead in the Fidget Spinners. The store has removed the fidget spinner from sale....
Two Substances Added into Prop 65
25 December 2017 Proposition,reproductive,chlorpyrifos,toxicity,Hexane
15 December 2017, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) updated the list of chemicals of Proposition 65, adding chlorpyrifos and n-Hexane known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity, effective from 15 December 2017....
Seven New Substances to Add to the SVHC List
21 December 2017 Carcinogenic,substances,products,list,SVHC
The Member State Committee (MSC) supported to add seven new substances and bisphenol A (BPA) to the list of SVHC. The current entry of BPA and the list of SVHC will be updated by mid-January 2018. Legal obligations will start from the formal updating in January 2018....
[RAPEX] Overview of RAPEX notifications in November 2017
20 December 2017 notifications,products,November,Product,Measures
In accordance with the General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC (GPSD) and Regulation 765/2008, in November 2017 the European Commission validated 218 notifications on dangerous products and transmitted them to the Member States (EU Member States and EEA-EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). Most of these concerned products presenting serious risk: 182 notifications (83%)....
REACH Enforcement Project Finds Several Restrictions in Toys Unqualified
18 December 2017 articles,jewellery,tested,compounds,restriction,Annex
16 November 2017, The REACH-En-Force-4 (Ref-4) project, coordinated by the ECHA Enforcement Forum, looked at 14 restriction entries in REACH Annex XVII across 29 countries. The report revealed that almost a fifth of toys were non-compliant with EU restriction on phthalates. The final public report will include other 8 entries and it is expected by the end of this year....
China Released Project Plan to Revise National Food Safety Standards on FCMs
13 December 2017 Food,contact,materials,National,Safety
8 November 2017, China National Health and Family Planning Commission released the Project Plan of 2017 for the National Food Safety Standards(《2017年度国家食品安全标准立项计划》). Concerned unit are required to draft the standards based on the Food Safety Law and the Regulations for the Administration of National Food Safety Standards (《食品安全国家标准管理办法》)....
Two Restrictions Added into Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products
12 December 2017 Regulation,Peanut,Hypogaea,Arachis,Directive
5 December 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union published the Directive (EU)2017/2228 to amend the Annex III of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetics products....