TRIM® VX to List under Prop 65 as a Carcinogen
9 February 2018 Testing,TRIM,list,carcinogen,Prop 65,substance
26 January 2018, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issues a notice, planning to list TRIM® VX as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. Public comment is from 26 January 2018 to 26 February 2018....
Thailand adds 22 Chemicals to the List of Hazardous Substances
2 February 2018 Thailand,Substances,sulfonate,ether,BDE
11 January 2018, Thailand's Department of Industrial Works published the fourth edition of its List of Hazardous Substances in the Government Gazette, which came into effect on 12 January. There are 22 substances added and now in total 518 substances on the controlled substances section of the list....
Vietnam Updates Chemical Law Implementation Rules
31 January 2018 chemicals,chemical,Testing,2017,Decree
28 December 2017, Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has published a circular No 32/2017/TT-BCT updating the implementation rules of the country’s law on chemicals (2007) as set out in Decree No 113/2017/ND-CP, taking effect immediately....
California Lists Vinylidene Chloride as a Carcinogen
19 January 2018 Prop,vinylidene,Mechanism,chloride,dichloroethylen,65
On 29 December 2017, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) listed vinylidene chloride as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. The New Prop 65 list is effective immediately....
Annex XVII of REACH Regulation Adds a New Entry About D4 and D5 in Cosmetic Products
15 January 2018 Regulation,Substance,cosmetic,products,octamethylcyclot
10 January 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union releases Directive (EU) 2018/35, amending Annex XVII to REACH Regulation as regards octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (‘D4’) and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (‘D5’) in cosmetic products....
Free Webinar: China RoHS 2.0 Requirements and Solution
4 January 2018 Registration,China,RoHS,requirement,Time
Introduction 1 July 2016, the Administrative Measures for the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic products (known as China RoHS 2.0) came into force, which published by the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on 21 January, 2016....
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...
Two Substances Added into Prop 65
25 December 2017 Proposition,reproductive,chlorpyrifos,toxicity,Hexane
15 December 2017, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) updated the list of chemicals of Proposition 65, adding chlorpyrifos and n-Hexane known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity, effective from 15 December 2017....
Seven New Substances to Add to the SVHC List
21 December 2017 Carcinogenic,substances,products,list,SVHC
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 obligations will start from the formal updating in January 2018....
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...
The Proposition 65 Adds PFOA and PFOS
22 November 2017 toxicity,PFOA,PFOS,reproductive,Proposition,list
9 November 2017, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) update the list of chemicals of Proposition 65, adding perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity, effective from 10 November 2017....
ECHA Proposes Restricting Hazardous Substances in Tattoo Inks
31 October 2017 ECHA,Restriction,tattoo inks,hazardous substances,risk,make-up
25 October, 2017, in Helsinki, together with the competent authorities of Denmark, Italy and Norway, ECHA proposed a restriction to reduce the risks caused by hazardous substances contained in some tattoo inks. Some of the substances have already been banned in cosmetics....
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....
EU consumer app coming to foster substitution of SVHCs
12 October 2017 SVHC, REACH,AskREACH project, smartphone app, German Environment Agency, Toxfox, Kemiluppen, Detox Me,
Recently, German Environment Agency(UBA) launched the AskREACH project, in collaboration with 20 project partners from 13 EU member states, which aims to improve consumers’ awareness on risks SVHCs pose to human health and the environment. It is supposed to be a smartphone app, which available from Spring 2019....
C&K Testing Technology News of September 2017
9 October 2017 FCM,EEE,toy,children,recall
On August 31, 2017, the European Commission has notifies the WTO of proposed amendments to its Regulation (EU) No 10/2011on plastic materials and articles intended to contact with food, which intends to authorise four new FCMs....
ECHA public consultation to identify nine new substances of very high concern
6 September 2017 ECHA, SVHC, REACH, Bisphenol-A, nine new substances
Helsinki, 5 September 2017- A public consultation has been launched on proposals to identify nine new substances of very high concern (SVHC) by ECHA. Name of the substances and examples of their uses are available on ECHA’s website. The deadline for comments is 20 October 2017....
C&K Testing Technology News of August 2017
1 September 2017 REACH,SVHC,EEE,label,FCM
On 13, July 2017, the commission’s health directorate (DG Sante) exposited two credible options for an EU measure on food contact materials (FCMs), which aims to ensure the printing inks are within acceptable limits. These two options are based on meeting of directorate working group on FCMs. It is said that an EU measure expects to be in place by mid-2018....
China Requires Imported EEE Labelling Hazardous substances
10 August 2017 China, RoHS, Label, AQSIQ, confiscate
In the first half year of 2017, multi batch of electrical and electronic equipment storing in many ports of WUXI, TAICANG, ZHENJIANG, SUZHOU in JIANGSU province violating China Requirement of restriction on hazardous substance were asked for rectifying. Quality defect and total number of exceeding colony, especially over lead, cadmium, mercury are prominent problems, besides, unqualified labels which indicate electric parameter and international importing use....