Attention: TPCH officially Revised the Requirements for the Control of Hazardous Substances in Packaging Materials
2 April 2021 TPCH,Requirements,Hazardous,Packaging,Substances
In February 2021, the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) announced the organization’s 2021 update to their Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation. The update includes the addition of the class of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and ortho-phthalates as regulated chemicals, as well as new processes and criteria for identifying and regulating additional chemicals of high concern in packaging. The previous (prior to 2021) TPCH Model Legislation and la...
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...
Focusing on VOC New National Standard Testing-Winning the Battle against Air Pollution
27 October 2020 VOC,China,National,Standard,Testing,Air,Pollution
In 2018, in order to speed up the improvement of environmental air quality, State Council proposed the "three-year action plan to fight air pollution". On May 15th, 2020, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment issued the "2020 Volatile Organic Compounds Governance Plan (Draft for Comments)", which clearly stated that from July 1st, 2020, the production, sales and use of ship coatings and floor coatings should meet the newly promulgated and implemented national product harmf...
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...
Breaking News! GB21027-2020 “Request in Common Use of Security for Student's Articles” is Released
17 August 2020 GB21027-2020,Common,Use,Security,Article,Student
On July 22, 2020, the State Administration for Market Regulation approved the release of a number of important national standards, including the new version of GB 21027-2020 “Request in common use of security for student's articles”. GB 21027-2007 “Request in common use of security for student's articles” has been released for 13 years. After 13 years of publication, a new standard for the safety control of student supplies in China has finally ushered in. GB 21027-2...
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 August 2018
3 September 2018 2018,Notifications,bisphenol,August,Children's
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 2018Toys & Children's ProductsCEN Issues 3 Standards on Textile Products for Children - Safety Requirements and Test Methods 15 August 2018 Tags: Toys1 August, 2018, European Committee for Standardization (CEN)...
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...
CEN Issues a New Toys Safety Standard EN 71-3
31 July 2018 standard,safety,toys,lead,Migration,EN 71-3
13 June 2018, CEN (Comité Européen de Normalisation) releases a revised standard of the Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements- EN 71-3:2013 + A3:2018.This standard is expected to take effect on 31 December 2018. This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for the migration of aluminium, antimony, arsenic, barium, boron, cadmium, chromium (III), chromium (VI), cobalt, copper, lead, manganese, mercury, nickel, selenium, strontium, tin, organic tin and zinc from toy materials and from parts of toys....
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....
Arab States to publish RoHS-like Regulation
13 April 2018 Regulation,phthalate,electrical,substances,electronic,RoHS
28 March, 2018, Arab States notified WTO of a draft technical Regulation to restrict the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, aiming to protect human health and environment as well as the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of waste. This regulation will take effect for products placed on the market in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.Draft regulation contains 45 pages, including a list of prohibited substances in materials. Except for the maximum allowable concentration of cadmium (0.01% by weight), the following substances of which are 0.1%:...
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....
Thailand adds 22 Chemicals to the List of Hazardous Substances
2 February 2018 Thailand,Substances,sulfonate,ether,BDE
11 January 2018, Thailand's Department of Industrial Works published the fourth edition of its List of Hazardous Substances in the Government Gazette, which came into effect on 12 January. There are 22 substances added and now in total 518 substances on the controlled substances section of the list....
EU Amend the Directive 2000/53/EC Annex II on End-of Life Vehicles
8 December 2017 Directive,ELV,materials,Commission,European
16 November 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) published Commission Directive (EU) 2017/2096, to amend Annex II to Directive 2000/53/EC on end-of life vehicles, which is related to exemption requirements of materials and components of vehicles....
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 enforcing Mercury Convention now
22 August 2017 Mercury, China, Mercury Convention
​On August 15, 2017, 14 ministries, involving Ministry of Environmental protection of the people’s Republic of China, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine and General Administration of Customs, jointly issued the No.38 announcement about the effectiveness of Minamata Convention on Mercury(hereafter referred to as simply Mercury Regulation). Mercury Regulation would be known as another important international convention as well asStockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutantssince coming into force on August 16, 2017....
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....