Free Webinar: Introduction of New China VOCs National Standards
29 December 2020 China,VOC,National,Standards,Free,Webinar
Introduction In 2020 many China national standards of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) have been released by China authorities. Relative testing methods and limit values of VOCs in different industries including Coating, Adhesive, Ink, Cleaning agents, etc. are specified. Most VOC national standards have been implemented since Dec 1st 2020. The expert from CIRS would like to use this webinar to help industries understand and comply with the standards, Time Language Date Tim...
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...
Tracking Chemicals of Concern in Products – SCIP Database Ready for Use
13 November 2020 SCIP,Notification,Database,Chemical,REACH,SVHC,
Helsinki, 28 October 2020, ECHA has launched the SCIP database and companies can submit data on substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in their articles. In accordance with the requirements of the Waste Framework Directive, companies can submit their data as of 5 January 2021. Consumers and waste operators can access and use the data from February 2021 onwards. Major Updates to SCIP Database In February 2020, ECHA has launched the prototype, which allows companies to get fa...
1 in 4 Imported Products Found to be Non-compliant with REACH and CLP
13 November 2020 REACH,Restricted,Substance,Chemical,Testing,CLP,Import
National enforcement authorities and customs inspectors in 16 Member States checked almost 1 400 products and more than 300 (23 %) found to be non-compliant with certain obligations under REACH and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) regulations. The majority of checks addressed compliance with REACH restriction obligations, focusing on the presence of the restricted substances cadmium, lead and nickel in articles. Of the 1225 checks for restricted substances,...
Breaking News! GB21027-2020 “Request in Common Use of Security for Student's Articles” is Released
17 August 2020 GB21027-2020,Common,Use,Security,Article,Student
On July 22, 2020, the State Administration for Market Regulation approved the release of a number of important national standards, including the new version of GB 21027-2020 “Request in common use of security for student's articles”. GB 21027-2007 “Request in common use of security for student's articles” has been released for 13 years. After 13 years of publication, a new standard for the safety control of student supplies in China has finally ushered in. GB 21027-2...
New Concentration Limits on PFOA, its Salts and PFOA-related Compounds Applied on 4 Jul. 2020
9 July 2020 EU,Restriction,PFOA,POPs,Regulation,Concentration,Limits
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA related compounds has been listed in Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021. New concentrations limits on these substances have applied since 4 Jul. 2020. The following entry has been added into Annex I: Substance CAS No. EC No. Specific exemption on intermediate use or other specification Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds “Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds...
Sellers on Amazon may Need to Provide the Declaration of REACH Conformity or Testing Reports
3 July 2020 REACH,SVHC,Annex XVII,Amazon,Conformity
Important: If you sell products on Amazon, you must comply with all applicable EU and local laws and regulations, as well as Amazon policies applicable to those products and product listings. To sell certain products on Amazon, you are required to provide the declaration of REACH conformity or testing reports. What is REACH and how does it apply to products? When selling products on Amazon, you need to ensure compliance with Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parli...
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...
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...
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...
The Candidate List of SVHCs adds 4 New Substances, Updated to 205
20 January 2020 substances,Candidate,List,concern,SVHC,candidate
16 January 2020, ECHA added 4 new substances to the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The authorization now contains 205 substances. The new substances to the Candidate List possess probable serious effects to human health and the environment, giving rise to an equivalent level of concern to carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR), persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) and very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) substances....
Companies need to improve communication of hazardous substances in products
21 November 2019 substances,products,articles,information,Candidate
ECHA/PR/19/15 A Forum pilot enforcement project in 15 participating countries has found that 12 % of inspected products contain substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The majority (88 %) of suppliers of these products are failing to communicate sufficient information to their customers about SVHCs in products they supply. Helsinki, 18 November 2019 – The results of the pilot project show that companies need to improve their knowledge on the products they supply to their...
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...
India Released a Draft of New Regulations on Food Contact Materials
23 September 2019 regulation,Food,new,contact,material,draft
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....
Canada Add 18 New Substances to Domestic Substance List
16 September 2019 canada,amend,DSL,substance,list,domestic
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....
ECHA Proposed a Public Consultation on Four Potential SVHC Substances
6 September 2019 consultation,SVHC,substances,proposal,List,REACH
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....
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...
China Release Public Consultation on 21 on Food Contact Substances
29 August 2019 food,contact,material,substance,related,products
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....