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....
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....
C&K Testing Technology News of January 2017
24 January 2017 reach, rohs, PAHs, svhc, heavy metal, azo, phthalates, electrical, toys, fcms, plastic, rubber, test
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An HBCDD ban effective in China since 26 December 2016
29 December 2016 HBCDD,production,December,import,export
On 26 December 2016, 11 Chinese ministries published Notification for the effectiveness of Amendment on hexabromocyclododecane (‘HBCDD’) under the Stockholm Convention as regards Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The amendment becomes effective since 26 December 2016. Our HBCDD ban includes: I. The production, use, import and export of HBCDD are prohibited since 26 December 2016, unless otherwise specified in the Stockholm Convention as regards Persistent Organic Pol...
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...
C&K Testing Technology News of May 2016
3 June 2016 reach, rohs, PAHs, svhc, heavy metal, azo, phthalates, electrical, toys, fcms, plastic, rubber, test
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EU revises Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on POPs
24 May 2016 POPs,SCCP,
On 18 May 2016, the Official Journal of the European Union accepted the amendment to Convention on Long- Range Transboundary Air Pollution on POPs by publication of Council Decision (EU) 2016/769....
Intensified enforcement for RoHS 2.0 in Europe
18 May 2016 electrical,electronic,RoHS,POP
The number of enforcement actions taken against products that are not compliant with the EU Directive on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS2) has increased in the UK. And product withdrawals under the Persistent Organic Pollutants...
C&K Testing Technology News of April 2016
6 May 2016 reach, rohs, PAHs, svhc, heavy metal, azo, phthalates, electrical, toys, fcms, plastic, rubber, test
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AAFA releases 17th edition of Restricted Substances List (RSL)
15 April 2016 AAFA,textile,restricted,RSL,RE
On 7 April 2016, the American Apparel & Footwear Association today released the 17th edition of the Restricted Substance List (RSL), the industry's chemical management resource for banned or restricted chemicals and substances in finished ho...
C&K Testing Technology News of March 2016
5 April 2016 reach, rohs, PAHs, svhc, heavy metal, azo, phthalates, electrical, toys, fcms, plastic, rubber, test
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POPs regulation amends waste management provisions in Annexes IV and V
1 April 2016 POPs,HBCDD
On 31 March 2016, the Official Journal of the European Union published Regulation (EU) 2016/460 to amend on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) involving Annexes IV (List of substances subject to waste management provisions set out in Artic...
European Commission proposes inclusion of D4 in under UN POPs Convention
31 March 2016 POPs, EU,D4
The European Commission is seeking a Decision that would enable it to submit a proposal, under the UN Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), for the listing of octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4)....
POPs Regulation includes HBCDD exemption
3 March 2016 POPs,REACH,authorisation,exemp
On 2 March 2016, the Official Journal of the European Union published Regulation (EU) 2016/293 amending Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) as regards Annex I. It includes specific exemption on intermediate us...
Japan upholds limit on PCBs in organic pigments
26 February 2016 POP,PCB,pigment
A joint ministry report has upheld a limit of 50ppm on manufacturing or importing organic pigments that contain byproducts of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). This is the limit established by the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic p...
A limit for SCCPs in articles under POPs Regulation
16 November 2015 SCCPs,POPs,article
On 14 November 2015, Official Journal of the European Union published amendment (EU) 2015/2030 to Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on persistent organic pollutants. The SCCPs entry in Annex I is amend...
EU State Members backs HBCDD authorisation
9 November 2015 HBCDD,authorisation,EPS,buildi
The Member State officials of the REACH Commission backed the proposal with regard to authorisation on use of Hexabromocyclododecane (hereinafter referred to as "HBCDD") in expanded polystyrene (EPS) for building insulation at the meeting of...