The Candidate List of SVHCs adds 2 New Substances, Updated to 211
20 January 2021 SVHC,REACH,Candidate,Evaluation,EU,Chemical,Substance
19 Jan. 2021, ECHA has added 2 substances into the Candidate List of SVHCs. The additions include two substances that are toxic to reproduction. The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now contains 211 substances that may have serious effects on people or the environment. Substances added to the Candidate List for authorisation on 19 Jan 2021: Substance Name EC No. CAS No. Reason for Inclusion Examples of Uses Bis(2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethyl)ether 205-594-...
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...
China RoHS 2 2019 is about to be implemented
11 September 2019 certification,products,conformity,substances,electronic
16 May 2019, the State Administration for Market Regulation released the requirements of the conformity assessment system for the restricted use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic products. It shall soon be implemented from 1 November 2019, and the products listed in the management catalogue of restricted use of hazardous substances of electrical and electronic products, leaving factory and imported, shall meet the requirements of the implementation arrangement....
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...
EU Amends the Exemption for Lead and Cadmium in Annex III of RoHS Regulation
8 February 2019 exemption,lead,annex III,RoHS,amend,EU
5 February 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/169 ~ (EU) 2019/178 to amend the exemption for lead content in the Annex III of EU RoHS Regulation. This Directive shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union....
C&K Testing Technology News of December 2018
31 December 2018 2018,December,regulation,Notifications,accounting
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 December 2018REACHEU Amend the Annex XVII of REACH Regulation for the Entry of Four Phthalates 21 December 2018 Tags: REACH17 December 2018, the Official Journal of European issue the directive (EU) 2018/2005, amended the...
C&K Testing Technology News of February and March 2018
11 April 2018 2018,substances,March,regulation,February
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 February-March 2018REACH ECHA Seeks Comments on SVHC Identification Proposal 13 March 2018 Tags: SVHC 8 March, 2018, The ECHA conducts public consultation on eight substances of very high concern identification proposed by member states and agencies. If a substance is identified as a SVHC, it will be added to the Candidate List for eventua...
China Issues "the Standard Management Catalogue of Limiting the Use of Hazardous Substances in EEE"
16 March 2018 Substances,Management,Catalogue,Standard,EEE,restricted
On March 12th 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issues "The Standard Management Catalogue of limiting the Use of Hazardous Substance in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (first batch)" and "the Exemption List to the Use of Restricted Substance in the Standard Management Catalogue"....
Canada Issues the Proposed Amendments for Products Containing Mercury
15 March 2018 mercury,content,lamp,amendments,products,proposed
The Canadian government has proposed amendments to its regulations for products containing mercury in order to bring the country's requirements in line with the Minamata Convention. The Minamata Convention on Mercury is a global, legally binding treaty that aims to protect the environment and human health.Canada would adjust mercury content limits for three kinds of products.Comments on the proposed regulation will be accepted until 2 April....
Eurasian Economic Union Regulation aligns with EU RoHS
12 March 2018 equipment,regulation,hazardous,Restrictions,electrical,RoHS
The Eurasian Economic Union stipulates that the use of hazardous substances in electronic and electrical equipment will be consistent with the relevant provisions of the EU RoHS regulation. This regulation applies to the Eurasian Economic Union member states to restrict the use of hazardous metals such as lead and mercury in ordinary household appliances. The regulation comes into force on 1 March, 2018....
EU Amend Directive RoHS to Restrict the Conditions of Use and Exemption Deadline
23 November 2017 Artical,market,EEE,EU,application
21 November 2017, Directive (EU) 2017/2102 in the Official Journal of the European Union was published to amend the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU, which is effective from 11 December 2017....
C&K Testing Technology News of October 2017
31 October 2017 REACH,toy,SVHC,EEE,RoHS
On September 26, 2017, food contact material experts committee of China National Food Industry Association released guidance on manufacture of identification label of food contact materials and articles in the kind of household appliances, which aims to provide related enterprises with reliable guidance in compliance with labeling requirement....
EU RoHS Permit Secondary Market Operations
13 October 2017 RoHS, EEE, Electrical & electronics, Europe
Recently, the EUROPEAN Parliament and the Council of Ministers have adopted the amendments to the RoHS directive (Restricts the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE)), which will permit secondary market operations. The Directive will come into effect 20 days after official publication-Official Journal of the European Union...
C&K Testing Technology News of August 2017
1 September 2017 REACH,SVHC,EEE,label,FCM
On 13, July 2017, the commission’s health directorate (DG Sante) exposited two credible options for an EU measure on food contact materials (FCMs), which aims to ensure the printing inks are within acceptable limits. These two options are based on meeting of directorate working group on FCMs. It is said that an EU measure expects to be in place by mid-2018....
China Requires Imported EEE Labelling Hazardous substances
10 August 2017 China, RoHS, Label, AQSIQ, confiscate
In the first half year of 2017, multi batch of electrical and electronic equipment storing in many ports of WUXI, TAICANG, ZHENJIANG, SUZHOU in JIANGSU province violating China Requirement of restriction on hazardous substance were asked for rectifying. Quality defect and total number of exceeding colony, especially over lead, cadmium, mercury are prominent problems, besides, unqualified labels which indicate electric parameter and international importing use....
EU Amending RoHS Exemptions
3 August 2017 RoHS, exemptions,
On 11, July, 2017, the amendment to EU RoHS exemptions got supports from the members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee (Envi). This amendment includes permitting secondary market operations of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and spare parts beyond a 2019 deadline....
REACH SVHC list will update by the end of June
29 June 2017 SVHC, EU, REACH, EEE, PFHxS
Helsinki, 16 June 2017- The member state committee (MSC) unanimously agreed identify Perfluorohexane-1-sulphonic acid and its salts (PFHxS) as substances of very high concern (SVHCs), and specify bisphenol A (BPA) endocrine disrupting property. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will include PFHXS in the SVHC list and will update the current entry for BPA by the end of June 2017. AS early as March 2017, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) opened a stakeholder consultation...
New test standards for hexavalent chromium and phthalates for RoHS compliance
10 April 2017 RoHS, phthalates, heavy metal, electric, electronics
On 28 March 2017, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) published two test standards IEC 62321-7-2:2017 and IEC 62321-8:2017 for hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment as regards hexavalent chromium and phthalates....