South Korea to Ban BPA and Two Phthalates in FCMs for Children
20 September 2018 Food,materials,testing,contact,children,FCMs
4 September, 2018, the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) notified WTO a plan to ban bisphenol A (BPA, CAS 80-05-7), dibutyl phthalate (DBP, CAS 84-74-2), and benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP, CAS 85-68-7) in food contact materials (FCMs) intended for infants and young children. This ban, which aims to protect the environment and human health from animal/plant pest or disease, protect food safety and applies to infant and children products, including food utensils, containers and packages. The ban will come into effect in January 2020 and is currently open for public comment until 3 November, 2018....
C&K Testing Technology News of June 2018
10 July 2018 2018,Notifications,June,Substances,Products
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 June 2018 REACH ECHA added 10 New Substances to Candidate List of SVHC 28 June 2018 Tags: SVHC 27 June 2018, ECHA added 10 new substances to the Candidate List, which includes TMA and DCHP due to their respiratory sensit...
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....
EU proposes Restrictions on REACH Annex XIV in Imported Products
25 June 2018 REACH,restriction,review,Annex,regulation,substance
The European Commission discussed the outcome and follow-up of the second REACH review on the meeting of 11 June, and proposed restrictions before the sunset date for substances listed on Annex XIV-the authorization list. ECHA proposed a restriction on four phthalates, DEHP, DBP, DIBP and BBP. At the same time, ECHA are preparing the restrictions for TCEP and lead chromates. For other substances, ECHA will carry out screening reports to assess if a restriction is required over the next six to 12 months....
Consultation on Four Phthalates for Updating Their Authorization List Entries
15 June 2018 authorization,list,phthalates,REACH,substance,regulation
5 June, 2018, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) releases a public consultation, preparing to amend the REACH authorization list on the uses of four phthalates. They are: bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP, CAS 117-81-7), dibutyl phthalate (DBP, CAS 84-74-2), benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP, CAS 85-68-7), and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP, CAS 84-69-5). The four phthalates had earlier been identified as SVHCs and subsequently added to the authorization list in 2011 and 2012 due to their classification as toxic for reproduction.they were identified in 2017 as substances of very high concern. Comments can be submitted until August 6, 2018....
C&K Testing Technology News of May 2018
13 June 2018 2018,Notifications,May,regulation,Directive
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 May 2018 REACH EU Amends the entries of CMRs in Annex XVII of REACH Regulation 8 May 2018 Tags: REACH 4 May, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union releases Directive 2018/675, amending the entries of CMRs in Annex...
C&K Testing Technology News of April 2018
4 May 2018 2018,Regulation,April,Notifications,products
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 April 2018REACHDCHP is Identified as a Substance of Very High Concern 26 April 2018 Tags: SVHC25 April, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union released Directive (EC) No 2018/636, identified dicyclohexyl phthalate as a substance of very high concern. ECHA plan to add DCHP into list of SVHC. According to the Article 57(c) of REACH...
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...
EU to Amend Restrictions on Phthalates in REACH Annex XVII
8 April 2018 phthalate,substance,concentration,draft,REACH,Annex XVII
28 March, 2018, The European Commission has notified the WTO of a draft Regulation, amending entry 51 to REACH Annex XVII to restrict the use of four phthalates in toys. The draft prohibits the use as substances or in mixtures in a concentration equal to or greater than 0.1 % by weight of the plasticized material in toys and childcare articles of diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) and the placing on the market in articles of any of the listed four phthalates...
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....
Norway Adds Phthalates and D6 to National Priority List
9 March 2018 list,Testing,candidate,products,priority
6 March, 2018, Norway updates its national list of priority chemicals, adding dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6), three alkylphenols and the phthalates DBP, BBP and DIBP to the list....
C&K Testing Technology News of December 2017
29 December 2017 Notifications,2017,More,products,November
::-webkit-scrollbar{ display: none; } #divNeteaseBigAttach, #divNeteaseBigAttach_bak{display:none;} blockquote{display:none;} If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me REACH Seven New Substances to be Added to the SVHC List 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...
REACH Enforcement Project Finds Several Restrictions in Toys Unqualified
18 December 2017 articles,jewellery,tested,compounds,restriction,Annex
16 November 2017, The REACH-En-Force-4 (Ref-4) project, coordinated by the ECHA Enforcement Forum, looked at 14 restriction entries in REACH Annex XVII across 29 countries. The report revealed that almost a fifth of toys were non-compliant with EU restriction on phthalates. The final public report will include other 8 entries and it is expected by the end of this year....
C&K Testing Technology News of November 2017
1 December 2017 Notifications,2017,More,products,Directive
::-webkit-scrollbar{ display: none; } #divNeteaseBigAttach, #divNeteaseBigAttach_bak{display:none;} blockquote{display:none;} If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me REACH EU Conduct Enforcement Pilot on Phthalates and Retardants 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 comm...
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....
Denmark to Scrap Tax on Phthalates and PVC
17 November 2017 phthalates,tax,substances,government
The Danish government has decided to scrap a tax on products containing phthalates and PVC. The tax, which covers tape, binders, gloves, aprons, rainwear and protective suits, entered into force in June 2000 and it will cease on 1 January 2019....
The US CPSIA Issued the Final Rule of Phthalates
2 November 2017 phthalate,children,toy,care,products,plastic
October 27, 2017, CPSC issued a ​final rule referring to Prohibition of Children's Toys and Child Care Articles Containing Specified Phthalates, which will revise the requirements in CPSIA. The Code of Federal Regulations title 16 is also amended by adding part 1307. From April 25, 2018(180 days after the release of the federal Gazette), any toys and children care products shall not be put into the market that contains 8 kinds of phthalate of more than 1000ppm....
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....
TMA and DCHP to be Included into SVHC List
25 October 2017 SVHC,TMA,DCHP,list,toxic,propose,agreement
TMA and DCHP to be included into SVHC list On 4th Oct, 2017, European Commission submitted notifications of G/TBT/N/EU/519 and G/TBT/N/EU/520, which meant to add Trimellitic anhydride (TMA) and dicyclohexyl phthalates (DCHP) into the list of the Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)....
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....