New York to Ban BPA Substitution Chemicals
13 August 2018 bisphenol,BPA,ban,chemicals,products,substitution
24 July 2018, New York issues a bill to ban BPA substitution chemicals in children's products. This bill has been submitted to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation. It will expand existing legislation to ban the sale of bisphenol-containing child care products. The new bill shall take into effect on 31 December, 2019. The draft amendment expands the ban on bisphenol alternatives, including bisphenol AF (BPAF), bisphenol Z (BPZ), bisphenol S (BPS), bisphenol F (BPF), bisphenol AP (BPAP) and bisphenol B (BPB). Studies shows that all these six bisphenol alternatives are mimic estrogen in breast cancer cells, and three of them are more so than BPA itself....
C&K Testing Technology News of July 2018
9 August 2018 2018,Notifications,products,regulation,Standard
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 2018Toys & Children's ProductsCEN Issues a New Toys Safety Standard EN 71-3 31 July 2018 Tags: Toys13 June 2018, CEN releases a revised standard of the Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements- EN 7...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in June 2018
23 July 2018 China,migration,notifications,distribution,serious
The European Commission validated 322 RASFF notifications this month, including 278 notifications on food, accounting for 86.33%; 31 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.63%; 13 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.04%, in which 7 products from China are contained, accounting for 53.85%. 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...
C&K Testing Technology News of June 2018
10 July 2018 2018,Notifications,June,Substances,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 2018 REACH ECHA added 10 New Substances to Candidate List of SVHC 28 June 2018 Tags: SVHC 27 June 2018, ECHA added 10 new substances to the Candidate List, which includes TMA and DCHP due to their respiratory sensit...
Brazil Regulation on Cellulosic FCMs Came into Force
4 July 2018 cellulosic,materials,containers,contact,regulation,food,FCMs
30 June 2018, Brazil regulation of RDC No. 88, RDC No. 89, and RDC No. 90 on technical requirements for food contact cellulosic materials and containers came into force. The regulations, published in Brazil's Official Gazette on 30 June 2016, have now passed a two-year transition. Manufacturers are now expected to comply with the new rules. The main contents of the new legislation include: The testing methods and migration limits of cellulosic materials, containers and equipment intended to be in contact with food....
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in May 2018
26 June 2018 notifications,China,food,materials,FCM,RASFF
The European Commission validated 314 RASFF notifications this month, including 270 notifications on food, accounting for 85.99%; 40 notifications on feed, accounting for 12.74%; 4 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 1.27%, in which 2 products from China are contained, accounting for 50%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements.There are more details on FCM notifications as below:...
Consultation on Four Phthalates for Updating Their Authorization List Entries
15 June 2018 authorization,list,phthalates,REACH,substance,regulation
5 June, 2018, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) releases a public consultation, preparing to amend the REACH authorization list on the uses of four phthalates. They are: bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP, CAS 117-81-7), dibutyl phthalate (DBP, CAS 84-74-2), benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP, CAS 85-68-7), and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP, CAS 84-69-5). The four phthalates had earlier been identified as SVHCs and subsequently added to the authorization list in 2011 and 2012 due to their classification as toxic for reproduction.they were identified in 2017 as substances of very high concern. Comments can be submitted until August 6, 2018....
C&K Testing Technology News of May 2018
13 June 2018 2018,Notifications,May,regulation,Directive
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 2018 REACH EU Amends the entries of CMRs in Annex XVII of REACH Regulation 8 May 2018 Tags: REACH 4 May, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union releases Directive 2018/675, amending the entries of CMRs in Annex...
EU adds two plastic substances as Food Contact Material
8 June 2018 Substance,contact,acid,food,material,plastic
6 June 2018, the Official Journal of EU issues the (EU) 2018/831, amending Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. The new regulation adds two substances, and also amends the use of two.Directive (EU) 2018/831 shall come into force on 26 June 2018.Prior to the effective date, (EU) 10/2011 compliant plastic materials and products could still be put on the market until February 9th 2019 until they were sold out....
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in April 2018
16 May 2018 China,placed,product,notifications,Finland
The European Commission validated 309 RASFF notifications this month, including 261 notifications on food, accounting for 84.47%; 36 notifications on feed, accounting for 11.65%; 12 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.88%, in which 8 products from China are contained, accounting for 66.67%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below...
C&K Testing Technology News of April 2018
4 May 2018 2018,Regulation,April,Notifications,products
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 April 2018REACHDCHP is Identified as a Substance of Very High Concern 26 April 2018 Tags: SVHC25 April, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union released Directive (EC) No 2018/636, identified dicyclohexyl phthalate as a substance of very high concern. ECHA plan to add DCHP into list of SVHC. According to the Article 57(c) of REACH...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in March 2018
16 April 2018 China,migration,notifications,distribution,accounting
The European Commission validated 338 RASFF notifications this month, including 311 notifications on food, accounting for 92.01%; 16 notifications on feed, accounting for 4.73%; 11 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.26%, in which 6 products from China are contained, accounting for 54.55%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
Turkey Aligns Food Contact Materials Regulation with EU
11 April 2018 contact,materials,regulations,food,Turkey,EU
5 April, 2018, Turkey publishes a new rule on food contact materials in the Official Gazette, replacing the previous one dated from 2011, which will be aligned with EU regulations. The EU Food contact material Regulation came into effect in 2004, requiring the release of chemical components from these materials not to exceed at harmful level or change composition, odor or taste in an unacceptable way. The new rules will be implemented by the end of 2018...
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...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in February 2018
19 March 2018 China,migration,notifications,distribution,accounting
The European Commission validated 268 RASFF notifications this month, including 240 notifications on food, accounting for 89.55%; 20 notifications on feed, accounting for 7.46%; 8 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 2.99%, in which 4 products from China are contained, accounting for 50%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
EU Publishes Regulation on BPA in FCM Varnishes and Coatings
6 March 2018 coatings,Regulation,materials,migration,food
14 February, 2018, The European Commission has published its amending Regulation (EU) 2018/213 on the OJ to restrict the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in varnishes and coatings intended to come into contact with food. This regulation also amends the EU Food contact plastic Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 to further tighten the BPA migration limit....
EU to Amend Authorisations for Plastic FCMs
5 March 2018 substance,Regulation,authorized,amendment,migration
22 February 2018, The EU has notified the WTO of amending Regulation (EU) 10/2011 on plastic FCMs. This amendment authorizes two new substances, extends the authorized use of a previously authorized substance, and decreases the specific migration limits for a previously authorized substance on the basis of new evidence, for materials intended to be in contact with foods. Final date for comments is 23 April, 2018....
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)....
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in January 2018
7 February 2018 China,migration,serious,distribution,2018
The European Commission validated 260 RASFF notifications this month, including 227 notifications on food, accounting for 87.31%; 21 notifications on feed, accounting for 8.08%; 12 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.61%, in which 12 products from China are contained, accounting for 100%....