OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 (Version 2019) Updated
7 January 2019 STANDARD,OEKO-TEX®,limit,textile,substances,update
On 2 January 2019, the OEKO-TEX® Association has, as usual, updated the applicable test criteria and limit values for product certification in accordance with the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®. The following new regulations will come into force on 01 April 2019 for all certifications, following a three-month transition period. In 2019, OEKO-TEX® already complies with the new "REACH Annex XVII CMR Legislation". The substance benzene and four amine salts have been included in the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® and LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® and limit values have been defined....
Two Substances Add to the List of Prop 65
6 December 2018 Gentian violet,prop 65,list,substances,testing
23 November 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adding gentian violet and N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine to the list of Prop 65. At a public meeting on November 1, 2018, the Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) in its official capacity as the "state's qualified experts" (SQE)[2] determined that gentian violet and N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine were clearly shown by scientifically valid testing....
C&K Testing Technology News of October & November 2018
30 November 2018 2018,Notifications,products,October,regulation
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 Oct-Nov 2018REACHEU Amends Annex XVII of REACH Regulation Related to Restricted Substances in Textiles 19 October 2018 Tags: REACH10 October, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2018/1...
EU Amends Annex XVII of REACH Regulation Related to Restricted Substances in Textiles
19 October 2018 Regulation,Annex,XVII,textiles,REACH,restricted
10 October, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2018/1513, amending the Annex XVII of REACH Regulation related to restricted substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR), category 1A or 1B in textiles, added a new entry 72. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 November 2018, binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States. Entry 72 — restricted substances and maximum concentration limits by weight in homogeneous materials...
C&K Testing Technology News of September 2018
17 October 2018 2018,September,Notifications,Products,Substances
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California Passes Flame Retardant Bill on Juvenile Products and Upholstered Furniture
4 September 2018 retardant,flame,furniture,upholstered,products,mattresses
29 August,2018,California's legislature has passed a bill AB 2998, banning the use of flame retardants in juvenile products, upholstered furniture and mattresses. Flame retardant has the properties of carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity and endocrine interference. This bill stipulates that from January 1, 2020, manufacturers shall not sell or distribute in commerce in this state any new, not previously owned juvenile products, mattresses, or upholstered furniture that contains covered flame retardant chemicals at levels above 1000 parts per million (1000 ppm)....
C&K Testing Technology News of August 2018
3 September 2018 2018,Notifications,bisphenol,August,Children's
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Argentina Issues the Regulations of Footwear Labeling
29 August 2018 footwear,regulation,labeling,Products,textile,Argentina
10 August 2018, Argentina Department of Production and Trade issues a regulation 465/2018 on “Technical regulations applicable to label requirements for all types of footwear”. This regulation shall enter into force on the 180th day following that of its publication in the Argentina Gazette. According to this regulation, the Footwear Labeling should include the following informations: -manufacture country. - Country/import manufacturer name/company name, and unique tax identification code(CUIT)....
[AQSIQ] Overview of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in July 2018
22 August 2018 Unqualified,fastness,imported,china,notifications,AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 55 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. They have not been offered for sale on the China market yet and are re-dispatched or destroyed instead according to laws....
CEN Issues 3 Standards on Textile Products for Children - Safety Requirements and Test Methods
15 August 2018 children,requirements,textile,Safety,products,test
1 August, 2018, European Committee for Standardization (CEN) issues three new standards: EN 16779-1:2018 for children's cot duvets, EN 16780:2018 for children's cot bumpers and EN 16781:2018 for children's sleep bags. 1.EN 16779-1:2018: Textile child care articles - Safety requirements and test methods for children's cot duvets - Part 1: Duvet (excluding duvet covers).2.EN 16780:2018: Textile child care articles - Safety requirements and test methods for children's cot bumpers.3.EN 16781:2018: Textile child care articles - Safety requirements and test methods for children's sleep bags for use in a cot...
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in June 2018
24 July 2018 products,Recall,notifications,CPSC,US,Chinese
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 15 batches of products in June 2018. There are 9 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 60%. 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....
[AQSIQ] Overview of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in June 2018
11 July 2018 Unqualified,fastness,color,notifications,China,AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 50 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. They have not been offered for sale on the China market yet and are re-dispatched or destroyed instead according to laws....
The Candidate List of SVHCs added 10 New Substances, Updated to 191
28 June 2018 products,substances,SVHC,list,ECHA,article 57
27 June 2018, ECHA added 10 new substances to the Candidate List, which includes TMA and DCHP due to their respiratory sensitising properties and toxic for reproduction and endocrine-disrupting properties, respectively. 10 Substances included in the Candidate List for authorisation on 27 June 2018 and their SVHC properties are as follows.The product containing SVHC materials, whose content exceeds 0.1%, needs to inform ECHA. In later 6 months, the product containing more than 0.1% the concentration of a single SVHC in the article and the annual export volume is more than 1 ton, shall notify the ECHA....
[AQSIQ] Overview of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in April 2018
26 June 2018 product,Inspection,China,notifications,imported,AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 32 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. They have not been offered for sale on the China market yet and are re-dispatched or destroyed instead according to laws....
[AQSIQ] Overview of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in May 2018
26 June 2018 product,notifications,imported,AQSIQ,China,inspection
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 16 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. They have not been offered for sale on the China market yet and are re-dispatched or destroyed instead according to laws....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in May 2018
26 June 2018 chinese,Recalls,reported,products,notifications,CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 24 batches of products in May 2018. There are 15 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 62.5%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in May were as below.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....
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...
Free Webinar: Mandatory Standards and FAQs for Chinese Infant Textile, Clothing and Children's Shoes
15 May 2018 products,Registration,supervision,inspection,webinar
Introduction In recent years, Chinese luxury clothing import market is continuously expanding, showing a significant growth trend. However, according to the supervision and inspection report of Chinese Import Commodity in 2017 released by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, the quality of textile and apparel products (especially infant textiles, clothing, and children's shoes) closely related to consumers is not positive....
[AQSIQ] Overview of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in March 2018
14 May 2018 destroyed,China,Analysis,Quarantine,dispatched
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 27 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. They have not been offered for sale on the China market yet and are re-dispatched or destroyed instead according to laws....
EU Approves the Restriction of 33 CMR Substances
2 May 2018 restriction,REACH,CMR,substances,Annex XII,phthalate
26 April, 2018, EU Member States approved the amending of Annex XVII of REACH, restricting of 33 carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR) substances in clothing, textiles and footwear. The new law will apply 24 months after publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. The substances include metals and their compounds and phthalates,etc.Amendment of Annex XVII restricts the concentration limit of 33 substances....