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...
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...
US EPA announced 11 Significant New Use Rules on chemical substances
24 April 2019 generic,Significant,substances,with,chemical
19 April, 2019, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced 11 Significant New Use Rules on certain chemical substances. The deadline for notification and evaluation is May 20, 2019. EPA is now proposing significant new use rules (SNURs) for 11 chemical substances subject to pre-production notification (PMN) under the toxic substances management act (TSCA). This measure requires that persons who produce (as required by law, including imports) or process these 11 c...
US issues a final rule on formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products
16 December 2016 products,with,hardwood,manufactured,requirements
The US Federal Register issues a final rule on formaldehyde emission standards. This final rule includes formaldehyde emission standards applicable to hardwood plywood, medium-density fiberboard, and particleboard, and finished goods containing these products, that are sold, supplied, offered for sale, or manufactured (including imported) in the United States. It is noted that the rule is effective on 10 February 2017. This final rule establishes the manufactured-by date for...
Maine looks to designate decaBDE, HBCD as priority chemicals
14 October 2016 decaBDE, HBCD
Maine's environmental protection department (DEP) has proposed a rule to designate decaBDE and HBCD as priority chemicals under the Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products law. It would apply to manufacturers of a range of products that intentionally contain the flame retardants when used in a non-polymeric, additive form. The rule proposes covering: l childcare articles, sleepwear, toys, clothing and footwear; l electronic devices; and l household furniture and furnishings,...
A new consultation on a possible RoHS restriction
27 September 2016 RoHS, restriction,
The Danish Environmental Protection Agency (DEPA) has commissioned Oeko-Institut e.V and COWI AS to perform a preliminary review of a possible restriction of a group of substances (Small brominated alkyl alcohols, SBAA) under the RoHS Directive. A six week stakeholder consultation has been launched today to collect further input. The consultation period opens from 23 Sept. 2016 to 4 Nov. 2016. The group of substances is defined as small brominated linear and branched alkyl a...
EPA's proposal to restrict the use of TCE in consumer products
6 August 2015 EPA,US,Snur,TCE,restrict
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to pass Significant New Use Rule (Snur) to restrict the use of trichloroethylene (TCE) in certain consumer products....
TSCA reform bill achieves overwhelming approval
29 June 2015 TSCA,reform,bill,achieves,over
House of Representatives in US passed a bill by 398-1 to reform the existing TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) of 40 years on last Tuesday....
Toy industry association supports TSCA reform to address chemical use nationally
10 June 2015 toy,children,reform,TSCA
According to report of 12 May 2015 of TIA (Toy Industry Association), it called for comprehensive reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and establishing a federal law to address chemical use nationally so as to curb the continuou...
US EPA amends Snur for 1-propene, 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro
27 March 2014 EPA,1-propene, 2,3,3,3-tetrafl
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to amend the significant new use rule (Snur) for 1-propene, 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro to allow manufacturing for certain uses without providing notice to the agency....