EU amends chromium VI limit of Toy Safety Directive
18 May 2018 directive,testing,Toy,Safety,amending,EU
17 May, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union publishes directive (EU)2018/725, amending the limit of Chromium VI in point 13 of part III of Annex II to Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. According to (EU) 2018/725, the point 13 of part III of Annex II to Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC is amended as follows.Member States shall adopt and publish the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive at 17 November, 2019 at the latest. All the toy products should meet the new limitation requirements from 18 November, 2019....
A new restricted substance PFOA added into REACH regulation Annex XVII
21 June 2017 PFOA,restricted substance, REACH regulation, Annex XVII
On 14 June, 2017, the EU official journal published regulation (EU) 2017/1000, amending Annex XVII in EU REACH regulation and a new restriction to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related substances....
Scoop: How does the fidget spinner fad cross trade barriers? (Risk Analysis & items recommendation)
22 May 2017 Fidget Spinner, risk analysis
Recently, a stress-relieving artifact-Fidget Spinner (which is also named as Finger Spinner) - sweep the world. It is a small toy with a symmetric bearing system that can spin on one’s finger.But as the fidget spinner belongs to toys, it has to meet relevant technical regulations or standards before its domestic sale or export, or it may encounter disposal measures like punishing, withdrawing or even destroying....
California Adopted No Significant Risk Level for Styrene
19 May 2017 US, Prop 65, styrene, NSRL
On May 4, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (Oehha) approved the amendment of Proposition 65 to adopt the identification of the No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) for styrene of 27 micrograms per day (μg/day)....
German Environment Agency Proposes Including “Mobile Chemicals” on REACH Candidate List
16 May 2017 mobile chemicals, SVHCs
On May 4, 2017, Germany's federal environment agency (UBA) launched a proposal to include “persistent, mobile and toxic substances (PMTs)” or “persistent and mobile substances (PMs)” into REACH's candidate list, which is general known as SVHC....
EU revises lead limits in toy safety directive
27 April 2017 toys, TSD, EU, lead, heavy metal
On 27 April 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union published Regulation (EU) 2017/738 amending lead limit in the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. The Regulation takes into operation from 28 October 2018....
EU adopts lower lead limits in toy safety directive
5 April 2017 toys, TSD, EU, lead, heavy metal
Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC is considered as the most stringent toy regulation in the globe requiring all toys to access the EU market should meet the requirements hereof. On 27 March 2017, EU ministers adopted the amendments to Annex II to toy safety directive to lower the lead limit....
Progress in restriction proposals under REACH Annex XVII
23 March 2017 REACH Annex XVII, restriction
C&K Testing makes a summary of progress made in restriction proposals under REACH Annex XVII....
Training Workshop: Interpretation on New Chinese FCMs Regulatory Framework and Compliance
19 December 2016 Training, FCMs, China, GB
Invited by Zhejiang Supor Group Co. Ltd., our team of experts provide training for new Chinese food contact material regulatory system at the Supor Base at Hangzhou to provide training as regards Interpretation on New Chinese FCM Regulatory Framework and Compliance for its suppliers, including businesses of rubber & plastic materials, silicon gel components and coatings. The training workshop consists of the following: Product Labels & Responsibilities of the Supply...
Welcome to our booth at the 10th Asian Essen Tire Show
30 November 2016 Testing,services,Tire,China,amp
The 10th Asian Essen Tire Show, co-sponsored by China United Rubber Corporation and MESSE ESSEN GmbH, will have a grand opening in Shanghai New International Expo Centre on 1-3 Dec. 2016. Asian Essen Tire Show stems from REIFEN TYRES, the largest and most professional tire expo in the world through a development of 500 years. REIFEN TYRES takes place every two years. While Asian Essen Tire Show was introduced to China in 2007 and has settled down in Shanghai. Adhering to the...
EU publishes proposed PFOA limits
12 October 2016 REACH, PFOA
On 6 October, EU submitted Notification G/TBT/N/EU/411 as regards the amendment to REACH Annex XVII proposing to include a new restriction on PFOA and its salts. The legislation will restrict manufacturing, use and placing on the market of PFOA and its salts to concentrations no greater than 25ppb in constituents of other substances, in mixtures and in articles. The limit for PFOA-related substances would be 1,000ppb. The proposed restriction under Regulation (EC)No 1907/200...
[AQSIQ] Monthly overview report of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in July 2016
1 September 2016 recall, China, AQSIA, import
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 60 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 returned or destroyed instead according to laws. Information for the notifications validated is as the following: No. Ref. Prod...
Inspection results for quality supervision on children's footwear in Shanghai 2016
6 June 2016 footwear,leather,colour fastne
Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision issued quality supervision results for children’s footwear in Shanghai on 3 June 2016. The inspection involves 40 batches of products, 18 of which prove to be unqualified due...
Notification on implementation of new Chinese cosmetics standard
3 June 2016 cosmetics,China,technical,test
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (Version 2015) (“Standard”) was published on 23 December 2015. China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has published Notification No. 108 of Year 2016 on 1 June 2016 for the implementation o...
C&K Testing—Zhejiang Top 100 Technology Enterprises with Greatest Growth Potential of 2016
19 May 2016 top 100,growth,hi-tech
On 13 May 2016, C&K Testing was named as one of the Zhejiang Top 100 Technology Enterprises with Greatest Growth in of 2016...
Overview of changes to General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) in 2015
23 November 2015 EU,safety,child,care,sport,bic
The General Product Safety Directive (Directive 2001/95/EC) passed by the European Union in 2001 specifying general requirements for product safety, applicable to consumer products with no specific directives, such as child care articles, bi...
China compulsory certification (CCC) on child safety seats to be carried out since 1 September
29 June 2015 CCC,3C,safety,seat,child
Child Safety Seats (also known as CRS, Child Restraint System) are seats designed specifically to protect children from injury or death during collisions....
ZDHC reports on hazardous substances progress
18 May 2015 ZDHC,substitute,hazardous subs
According to Chemical Watch on 6 May 2015, key achievements and plans towards improving the textile industry’s environmental performance have been set out in the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group's latest annual report....
New EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and Treated Articl
27 March 2014 BPR, treated articles
New EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and Treated Articles...