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 The current versions will be superseded from 15 May 2022.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...
CIRS Announces the Launch of Chinese Cosmetic Ingredient Regulatory Database (China CosIng)
10 August 2021 China,CosIng,Ingredient,Regulatory,Database,IECIC,Launch
CIRS group is pleased to announce the launch of China CosIng, a Chinese Cosmetic Ingredient Regulatory Database that allows domestic and overseas cosmetic companies and ingredient suppliers to quickly search whether a cosmetic ingredient or substance is listed in the latest version of the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China (IECIC 2021 edition) and whether it is restricted or prohibited in cosmetic products placed on Chinese market. The following regulatory l...
The Candidate List of SVHCs Adds 8 New Substances, Updated to 219
9 July 2021 SVHC,ECHA,Authorisation,REACH,Substance,Candidate,Chemical
8 Jul. 2021, ECHA has added 8 substances into the Candidate List of SVHCs. The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now contains 219 substances that may have serious effects on people or the environment. Eight substances added to the Candidate List for authorisation: Substance Name EC No. CAS No. Reason for Inclusion Examples of Uses 2-(4-tert-butylbenzyl)propionaldehyde and its individual stereoisomers - - Toxic for reproduction (Article 57 c) Cleaning...
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...
One of the Series of Featured Test Items of CIRS C&K Testing: Asbestos
24 March 2021 Asbestos,Testing,Products,Cosmetic,Electronic,Coating
Asbestos Asbestos is a general term for natural fibrous siliceous minerals. It belongs to silicates. It is a substance with a fibrous crystal structure, containing magnesium, iron, aluminum, sodium and other oxides and bound silica. It is very solid, and has the properties of fire resistance, corrosion resistance, heat preservation, etc., and the price is low. However, asbestos has been included in the list of first-level carcinogens by the WHO. This is because although asbe...
U.S. EPA Releases TSCA Final Rules for Controlling Five PBT Hazardous Substances
19 March 2021 TSCA,US,PBT,Substance,Hazardous,Rule
In January 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final rules for the control of hazardous substances, in order to reduce exposure to substances, mixtures or articles that containing persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT). These five substances include decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE), phenol, isopropylated phosphate (3:1) (PIP (3:1)), 2,4,6-Tris(tert-butyl)phenol (2,4,6-TTBP), hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD), pentachlorothiophenol (PCTP). The rules...
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...
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...
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....
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...
EU Ask for Opinion on zinc Oxide Coatings in Cosmetics Products
26 August 2019 cosmetics,Testing,opinion,coating,products,UV filters
The European Commission has requested an Opinion from its Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) on three zinc oxide coatings for use as UV filters in dermally applied cosmetics. SCCS is to deliver the Opinion before March 2020. The three substances are as follows: methicone with a maximum concentration of 3%. methicone with a maximum concentration of 3% when applied in combination with 8% silica....
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...
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...
EU Amended the ANNEX II, III and V of Cosmetics Regulation on CMR Substances
28 May 2019 cosmetics,regulation,products,Annex,CMR,entries
23 May 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/831, amending the Annex II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products. The directive shall enter into force on 11 June 2019. This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States....
Consultation on the updates to Canada Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist: Prohibited and Restricted Ingredients
14 May 2019 cosmetic,products,consultation,ingredient,restriction,update
3 May 2019, Health Canada launched a public consultation on proposed updates to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist: Prohibited and Restricted Ingredients. The deadline for comments is 1 July 2019. Please provide comments no later than the deadline. The updates are as follows: 1. Dihydrocoumarin is naturally occurring in some plant derivatives at low levels. Data indicates that the ingredient may cause sensitization at higher concentrations but can be used at low levels without...
EU Amends Annex III and Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products
8 May 2019 Regulation,dimethylbutan,Chlorophenoxy,products,imidazol
7 May 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/698, to amend the Annex III and Annex V to Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 on cosmetics products. This regulation shall enter into force on 26 May 2019. This regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States. The directive (EU) 2019/698 is amended as follows: From 27 November 2019 cosmetic products containing 1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-1-(imidazol-1-yl)-3,3-dimethylbu...
EU Amends Annex II and Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products
3 May 2019 products,Regulation,2019,number,dye
2 May 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/680 and 2019/681, to amend the Annex II and Annex VI to Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 on cosmetics products. This regulation shall enter into force on 21 May 2019. This regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States. The directive (EU) 2019/680 and 2019/681 are amended as follows...
Two Substances Add to the List of Prop 65
6 December 2018 Gentian violet,prop 65,list,substances,testing
23 November 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adding gentian violet and N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine to the list of Prop 65. At a public meeting on November 1, 2018, the Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) in its official capacity as the "state's qualified experts" (SQE)[2] determined that gentian violet and N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine were clearly shown by scientifically valid testing....