C&K Testing Technology News of February 2019
4 March 2019 Notifications,January,2019,accounting,Substances
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 February 2019REACHThe Candidate List of SVHCs adds 6 New Substances, Updated to 197 16 January 2019 Tags: REACH16 January 2019, ECHA added 10 new substances to the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs)...
Massachusetts Ban 11 Flame Retardants
10 January 2019 ban,retardants,flame,upholstered,furniture,Massachusetts
28 December, 2018, the Massachusetts legislature passed the bill H 5024 to ban 11 flame retardants, effective from 1 January, 2019. The sale or manufacture of bedding, carpeting, children's products, residential upholstered furniture and window treatments containing more than 1,000 ppm of the following substances in any component part of the product to be banned.Bans on flame retardants similar to those in Massachusetts have taken effect in other states....
C&K Testing Technology News of September 2018
17 October 2018 2018,September,Notifications,Products,Substances
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 2018REACHPublic Consultation on 18 Substances Proposed for Authorization under REACH 11 September 2018 Tags: REACH5 September 2018, ECHA proposed the Commission to include 18 substances in the Authorization List...
California Passes Flame Retardant Bill on Juvenile Products and Upholstered Furniture
4 September 2018 retardant,flame,furniture,upholstered,products,mattresses
29 August,2018,California's legislature has passed a bill AB 2998, banning the use of flame retardants in juvenile products, upholstered furniture and mattresses. Flame retardant has the properties of carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity and endocrine interference. This bill stipulates that from January 1, 2020, manufacturers shall not sell or distribute in commerce in this state any new, not previously owned juvenile products, mattresses, or upholstered furniture that contains covered flame retardant chemicals at levels above 1000 parts per million (1000 ppm)....
AAFA Releases 19th Edition of Restricted Substance List
23 March 2018 edition,textile,Restricted,substances,AAFA,RSL
22 February 2018, the American Apparel & Footwear Association(AAFA) released the 19th edition of the Restricted Substance List (RSL), the industry’s chemical management resource listing banned or restricted chemicals and substances for finished apparel, footwear, and home textile products around the world.The 19th edition of the RSL covers 12 categories with more than 250 chemicals and is updated to reflect additions or changes to regulations and laws that restrict or ban certain chemicals in finished apparel, footwear, and home textile products....
Seven New Substances to Add to the SVHC List
21 December 2017 Carcinogenic,substances,products,list,SVHC
The Member State Committee (MSC) supported to add seven new substances and bisphenol A (BPA) to the list of SVHC. The current entry of BPA and the list of SVHC will be updated by mid-January 2018. Legal obligations will start from the formal updating in January 2018....
Singapore to Ban Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins
1 December 2017 SCCP,products,Testing,POPs,rubber,organic
Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) notified the WTO to ban Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCP) and products containing them. The new regulation will be announced officially at December 2017 and take effect in June 2018....
EU Conduct Enforcement Pilot on Phthalates and Retardants
24 November 2017 compliance,articles,obligations,substances,Enforcement,ECHA
ECHA’s Enforcement Forum has started work on a pilot project targeted 7 substances, including phthalates and retardants. The purpose is to verify the compliance with the notification and communication obligations of substances in articles in REACH....
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....
R.I. Banned Organic Halogen Flame Retardants on Upholstered Furniture
27 October 2017 Flame,Furniture,Upholstered,retardant,ban,children's product
3th October 2017, R.I. released a Safety Bill for children’s products and upholstered furniture (H5082), which banned the beddings and upholstered furniture treated with organic halogen flame retardant. The ban takes effect from 1th July 2019....
Washington Indicate 20 Additional Chemicals in Children’s Products
13 October 2017 Children's products, CHCC, substance notification, USA, 66 substances
September 29, 2017, Washington Department of Ecology has added 20 chemicals and removed 3 others from the list of substances reportable under the state’s Children’s Safe Products Reporting Rule, which meant to expand the Chemicals of High Concern for Children (CHCC) list....
ECHA public consultation to identify nine new substances of very high concern
6 September 2017 ECHA, SVHC, REACH, Bisphenol-A, nine new substances
Helsinki, 5 September 2017- A public consultation has been launched on proposals to identify nine new substances of very high concern (SVHC) by ECHA. Name of the substances and examples of their uses are available on ECHA’s website. The deadline for comments is 20 October 2017....
California Designates First Priority Product Under SCP
4 August 2017 SCP, TDCPP, TCEP, DTSC, children's product
Recently, California’s Department of Toxic Substance (DTSC) has listed children’s foam-padded sleeping products containing the flame retardants TDCPP or TCEP as the first priority product under the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) effective 1 July....
ECHA updated Candidate List, a new substance added
11 July 2017 REACH, SVHC, PFHxS, BPA, ECHA
ECHA updated the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs), adding the substance PFHxS to the Candidate List and updating the existing entries for Bisphenol A (BPA) and four Phthalates to include their endocrine-disrupting properties affecting human health. There are totally 174 kinds of substance included in the candidate list till now. These revise is based on proposal from Sweden....
Sweden intents to restrict MCCPs under EU RoHS
5 July 2017 MCCPs, RoHS, restrict, EU
Swedish Chemical Agency (Kemi) has conducted a consultation on its proposal to restrict medium-chained chlorinated paraffins(MCCP) since October 2015. This proposal consulting nearly two years evaluates many aspects of the impact of MCCPs. And at this stage, Swedish Chemical Agency(Kemi) is investigating to propose the restriction of MCCPs under EU’s RoHS. It is said, MCCPs are certified as environmentally hazardous and harm to human reproduction. They widely exist in plas...
Interpretation to chemical restrictions of new EU Ecolabel for wood flooring
22 February 2017 Ecolabel, wood, flooring, chemical
The Official Journal of the European Union released Decision (EU) 2017/176 on 2 Feb. 2017 to notify the update of EU Ecolabel for wood flooring on 25 Jan. 2017. The Ecolabel is applied to wood-, cork- and bamboo-based floor coverings. The revised criteria, along with the related assessment and verification requirements should be valid for six years from the date of notification of this Decision....
EU includes decaBDE restriction under REACH Annex XVII
13 February 2017 substance,Regulation,aircraft,shall,March
On 10 February 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union publishes Regulation (EU) 2017/227 to include decaBDE restriction in Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH Regulation). The substance decaBDE shall be subject to a limit of 0,1 %(by weight) for its use in the production of or placing the market in another substance as a constituent, a mixture, or an article or any part thereof after 2 March 2019....
Sweden finds prohibited substances present in about 40% low price electronics products
21 December 2016 products,electronic,phthalates,electrical,substances
During 2016, Swedish Chemicals Agency (Kemi) has found 38% of low-price electrical and electronic products contain high levels of prohibited substances in an enforcement act (Enforcement Report). There are 154 electrical and electronic low price products inspected from 84 companies in the act, covering USB-cables, bike lights, Christmas lights and earphones. What Kemi is looking for is lead, cadmium, certain phthalates, short chain chlorinated paraffins and brominated flame...