The Candidate List of SVHCs adds 4 New Substances, Updated to 209
29 June 2020 REACH,SVHC,Candidate List,Authorisation,Toxic,Endocrine Disruptor
25 Jun. 2020, ECHA has added 4 substances into the Candidate List of SVHCs. The additions include three substances that are toxic to reproduction and one endocrine disruptor. The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now contains 209 substances that may have serious effects on people or the environment. Substances added to the Candidate List for authorisation on 25 June 2020: Substance Name EC No. CAS No. Reason for Inclusion Examples of Uses 1-vinylimida...
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 October 2019
7 January 2020 Manufactured,Recall,reports,received,Injuries
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 20 batches of products in October 2019. There are 9 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 45%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in October were as below:...
Massachusetts Propose to Ban Flame Retardant in Consumer Products
14 October 2019 products,retardants,phosphate,flame,containing,ban
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....
C&K Testing Technology News of September 2019
8 October 2019 2019,September,Substances,Notifications,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 September 2019REACHECHA Proposed a Public Consultation on Four Potential SVHC Substances 6 September 2019 Tags: SVHC3 September 2019, ECHA published a proposal for four chemicals to be identified as SVHC and launched a pu...
Denmark will Ban the Use of PFAS in Paper and Paperboard
26 September 2019 PFAS,substances,food,use,polyfluoroalkyl,paper
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....
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in August 2019
20 September 2019 China,migration,distribution,undecided,Spain
The European Commission validated 281 RASFF notifications this month, including 232 notifications on food, accounting for 82.56%; 27 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.61%; 22 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 7.83%. 13 of the products are from China, accounting for 59.09%....
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...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in July 2019
23 August 2019 China,migration,distribution,serious,2019
The European Commission validated 384 RASFF notifications this month, including 333 notifications on food, accounting for 86.72%; 35 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.11%; 16 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.17%. 13 of the products are from China, accounting for 81.25%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
[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 July 2019
8 August 2019 2019,Notifications,July,Substances,Authorization
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 July 2019REACHFour Phthalates to be Added in the Authorization List as Endocrine Disrupting Properties 19 July 2019 Tags: REACH10 July 2019,ECHA proposed a recommendation to the European Commission to amend Authorizatio...
Rhode Island Revised Limits for OFR in Bedding and Furniture
24 July 2019 products,bedding,furniture,limits,OFR,flame retardants
8 July 2019,Rhode Island's legislature passed a bill RI H5119 to revise the maximum permissible level of organohalogen flame retardants (OFR) in upholstered bedding and furniture (including foam, plastics, fabric, textiles, etc.) manufactured or sold in state from 100ppm to 1,000 PPM. This bill shall take effect from 1 January 2020....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in June 2019
22 July 2019 Manufactured,Recall,reported,number,posing
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 28 batches of products in June 2019. There are 17 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 60.71%.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....
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in June 2019
19 July 2019 China,migration,serious,distribution,2019
The European Commission validated 312 RASFF notifications this month, including 266 notifications on food, accounting for 85.26%; 28 notifications on feed, accounting for 8.97%; 18 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 5.77%. 15 of the products are from China, accounting for 83.33%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
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...
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in May 2019
21 June 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Refund,received
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 22 batches of products in May 2019. There are 11 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 50%. 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....
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....