New Concentration Limits on PFOA, its Salts and PFOA-related Compounds Applied on 4 Jul. 2020
9 July 2020 EU,Restriction,PFOA,POPs,Regulation,Concentration,Limits
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA related compounds has been listed in Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021. New concentrations limits on these substances have applied since 4 Jul. 2020. The following entry has been added into Annex I: Substance CAS No. EC No. Specific exemption on intermediate use or other specification Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds “Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds...
EU to Check Consumer Products for Hazardous Substances
3 July 2020 REACH,Consumer,Check,Goods,Hazardous,Substance,EU
The Enforcement Forum agreed that its major enforcement project planned for 2022 (REF-10) will focus on integrated checks of products that control several duties from different pieces of legislation – mostly related to articles, but also to mixtures. Most of the products are expected to be consumer products. Inspectors will check that the products comply with restrictions for selected hazardous substances under REACH. The controls will also check whether products comply wi...
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...
Companies need to improve communication of hazardous substances in products
21 November 2019 substances,products,articles,information,Candidate
ECHA/PR/19/15 A Forum pilot enforcement project in 15 participating countries has found that 12 % of inspected products contain substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The majority (88 %) of suppliers of these products are failing to communicate sufficient information to their customers about SVHCs in products they supply. Helsinki, 18 November 2019 – The results of the pilot project show that companies need to improve their knowledge on the products they supply to their...
ECHA Proposes Member States to Evaluate 74 Substances in 2020-2022
4 November 2019 suspected,potential,exposure,endocrine,disruptor,substance
23 October 2019, ECHA released a notice to proposes member states to evaluate 74 substances under the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2020-2022. 14 of these substances will be evaluated in 2020, and 60 are scheduled to be evaluated in 2021 and 2022....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in August 2019
20 September 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Units,China
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 26 batches of products in August 2019. There are 12 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 46.15%.Accompanying remedies (refund, replacement and repair) are taken for such notifications.As notified on the CPSC website, some customers have already got injured due to the potential hazards.So it is important to track the recalls of products to ensure consumers' legitimate interests and rights. C&K Testing hereby reminds related enterprises to enhance the product quality by learning more about the potential hazards of their product categories....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in July 2019
19 August 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Units,posing
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 32 batches of products in July 2019. There are 27 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 84.375%. Accompanying remedies (refund, replacement and repair) are taken for such notifications.As notified on the CPSC website, some customers have already got injured due to the potential hazards.So it is important to track the recalls of products to ensure consumers' legitimate interests and rights. C&K Testing hereby reminds related enterprises to enhance the product quality by learning more about the potential hazards of their product categories....
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...
Revised POPs Regulation Comes into Force
12 July 2019 POPs,regulation,amend,PBDEs,substance,concentration
25 June 2019, the Official Journal released a Directive (EU) 2019/1021, amended the regulation on persistent organic pollutions (POPs). The revised new regulations shall come into force on 15 July 2019, and the previous POPs regulations (EU) 850/2004 to repeal. The new regulations tighten the control of flame retardants, and the total concentration limit of polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDEs) in the waste management substance list was revised to 1000mg/kg...
ECHA Public Consultation on 18 Substances Proposed for Authorization under REACH
4 June 2019 tetramethylbutyl,ethoxylated,Industrial,phenol,Use
22 May 2019, ECHA proposed to add 18 substances to the authorization list of REACH annex XIV, which is currently under public consultation. The deadline for comment is July 17, 2019. The information of 18 substances to be included in the authorization list is as follows:...
C&K Testing Technology News of April 2019
30 April 2019 2019,Notifications,April,Substances,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 April 2019REACHEU Adopted the Authorized Uses of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) 24 April 2019 Tags: REACHOn 5 April 2019, the Official Journal of the European Union issued a notice approving the application for a...
EU amended Annex IV and V on the POPs Regulations
29 April 2019 Wastes,annex,substances,hazardous,POPs,regulations
24 April, 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released a directive (EU) 2019/636 to amend the Annex IV and Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of POPs. This directive shall come into force on 13 May 2019. The amendment shall apply from 31 October 2019....
C&K Testing Technology News of March 2019
9 April 2019 Notifications,2019,March,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 March 2019REACHECHA Proposed a Public Consultation on Three Potential SVHC Substances 15 March 2019 Tags: REACH13 March 2019, the European Chemicals Agency, has published proposals for three chemicals to be identified as...
EU Propose to List Methoxychlor in Annex A to the Stockholm Convention
21 March 2019 Convention,Stockholm,methoxychlor,list,proposal,POPs
20 March, 2019, the Official Journal of the European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/448, proposing to list the methoxychlor (CAS No: 72-43-5, EC No 200-779-9) in Annex A to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption. The Commission, on behalf of the Union, shall communicate the proposal to the Secretariat of the Convention with all the information required under Annex D to the Convention....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in March 2018
16 April 2018 received,reports,posing,2018,China
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 29 batches of products in March 2018. There are 19 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 65.52%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in March were as below...
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 consumer app coming to foster substitution of SVHCs
12 October 2017 SVHC, REACH,AskREACH project, smartphone app, German Environment Agency, Toxfox, Kemiluppen, Detox Me,
Recently, German Environment Agency(UBA) launched the AskREACH project, in collaboration with 20 project partners from 13 EU member states, which aims to improve consumers’ awareness on risks SVHCs pose to human health and the environment. It is supposed to be a smartphone app, which available from Spring 2019....
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....