[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM Notifications in January-March 2021
12 April 2021 RASFF,Notification,FCM,Recall,Destruction,Testing
January – March 2021, the European Commission validated 1053 RASFF notifications , including 968 notifications on food, accounting for 91.93%; 50 notifications on feed, accounting for 4.75%; 35 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.32%. 27 of the FCM products are from China, accounting for 77.14%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: Date Reference Notified by Product Subject...
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...
Safety Standards for the Detection of Migration of Primary Aromatic Amines in Food Contact Materials are Officially Released
26 March 2021 FCM,GB,Detection,Primary,Aromatic,Amines,China
Recently, in the No. 3 Announcement of 2021 jointly issued by the National Health Commission and the State Administration for Market Regulation, GB 31604.52-2021 "National Food Safety Standard Food Contact Materials and Products Determination of migration of primary aromatic amines" was officially released. This standard uses liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry to detect the migration of 29 primary aromatic amines in food contact materials, and is suitable for foo...
Shanghai Customs Monitors that the Unqualified Rates of Imported Baby Products subject to Random Inspection Nearly 50%
22 March 2021 Baby,Products,China,Random,Inspection,Import
On March 15, 2021, Shanghai Customs held a press conference and announced that Shanghai Customs carried out risk monitoring on five categories of 199 batches of imported baby consumer products in 2020, including children's scooters, baby clothing, baby food contact products, baby diapers, and stationery, 95 batches of unqualified batches were detected, with an overall disqualification rate of 47.7%. The security situation is not optimistic. Among them, 10 batches of children...
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...
Announcement of the State Administration of Market Regulation on the National Supervision and Random Inspection of the Quality of 4 Food-Related Products including Daily Ceramics and Tableware in 2020
1 March 2021 Food,China,Random,Inspection,Supervision,Products
Recently, the State Administration of Market Regulation organized and carried out national supervision and spot checks on the quality of 4 food-related products, including daily ceramics and tableware. The spot check is now notified as follows: 1. Basic information Random inspection overview The products under spot check are 4 kinds of products including daily ceramic tableware, food contact glassware, industrial and commercial electric food processing equipment, and composi...
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...
Major Revisions-Explain the New EU Regulations on Plastic Food Contact Materials (EU) 2020/1245
16 October 2020 EU,FCM,Revision,Food,Contact,Material,Regulation
On September 3, 2020, the European Union issued the (EU) No 10/2011 Amendment Regulation (EU) 2020/1245, which made important updates to (EU) No 10/2011. This is the 15th revision since Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 was issued. CIRS C&K testing will take you to understand the main contents of this revision as follows. Table 1 Revision overview Authorized substances and limit requirements Amended the entry in Annex 1 Amended the specific migration limit requirements for plas...
EFSA assessment: Review and priority setting for substances that are listed without a specific migration limit in Table 1 of Annex 1 of Regulation 10/2011
7 September 2020 substances,priority,EFSA,were,Food
(Click on the picture to view the original text) The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) was requested by the European Commission to review the substances for which a Specific Migration Limit (SML) is not assigned in Regulation (EU) No 10/2011. These substances had been covered by the Generic SML of 60 mg/kg food, but with Regulation (EU) 2016/1416 it was removed, necessitating their re‐examination. EFSA was requested to identify those s...
What Information shall be Added in the Labels of Food Contact Products that Comply with China Regulations?
31 August 2020 Food,Lable,FCM,Comply,China
Since the publication and implementation of China GB 4806.1-2016 "National Food Safety Standard General Safety Requirements for Food Contact Materials and Products", label identification has become a "hot discussion" among the entire food contact product industry What Information is included in the labels of food contact products? A label is a general term for words, symbols, numbers, patterns, and other descriptions that carry related information such as product name, quali...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM Notifications in June 2020
31 July 2020 melamine,migration,China,notifications,serious
The European Commission validated 235 RASFF notifications this month, including 210 notifications on food, accounting for 89.36%; 16 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.81%; 9 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.83%. 6 of the FCM products are from China, accounting for 77.78%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: Date Reference Notified by Product Subject Action Taken Noti...
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...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM Notifications in May 2020
29 June 2020 RASFF,FCM,Notification,Overview,
The European Commission validated 229 RASFF notifications this month, including 205 notifications on food, accounting for 89.52%; 16 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.99%; 8 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.49%. 6 of the FCM products are from China, accounting for 75%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: Date Reference Notified by Product Subject Action Taken Notific...
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...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM Notifications in April 2020
18 May 2020 RASFF,EU,FCM,Notification,Products,
The European Commission validated 184 RASFF notifications this month, including 172 notifications on food, accounting for 93.48%; 3 notifications on feed, accounting for 1.63%; 9 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.89%. 7 of the FCM products are from China, accounting for 77.78%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: Date Reference Notified by Product Subject Action taken Notif...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in January-March 2020
16 April 2020 China,migration,distribution,2020,market
The European Commission validated 821 RASFF notifications this month, including 735 notifications on food, accounting for 89.53%; 56 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.82%; 30 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.65%. 17 of the products are from China, accounting for 56.67%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: date reference notified by countries concerned subject action...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in December 2019
13 April 2020 China,migration,distribution,2019,melamine
The European Commission validated 321 RASFF notifications this month, including 285 notifications on food, accounting for 88.79%; 20 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.23%; 16 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.98%. 12 of the products are from China, accounting for 75%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: date reference notified by countries concerned subject action tak...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in November 2019
10 April 2020 China,distribution,notifications,migration,accounting
The European Commission validated 342 RASFF notifications this month, including 313 notifications on food, accounting for 91.52%; 22 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.43%; 7 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 2.05%. 6 of the products are from China, accounting for 85.71%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: date reference notified by countries concerned subject action ta...
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...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in September 2019
7 January 2020 China,migration,distribution,Italy,2019
The European Commission validated 273 RASFF notifications this month, including 226 notifications on food, accounting for 82.78%; 35 notifications on feed, accounting for 12.82%; 12 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.40%. 11 of the products are from China, accounting for 91.67%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....