California adds soluble nickel compounds to Prop 65
7 November 2018 Reproductive,compounds,Prop 65,soluble,list,nickel
26 October, 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released a notice to add Nickel (soluble compounds) to the list of Prop 65, with immediate effect. 11 October 2018, the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) determined that soluble nickel compounds can cause reproductive toxicity based on the developmental and male reproductive endpoints.The California law requires manufacturers and retailers to warn workers and consumers exposed to chemicals on the list....
C&K Testing Technology News of September 2018
17 October 2018 2018,September,Notifications,Products,Substances
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 September 2018REACHPublic Consultation on 18 Substances Proposed for Authorization under REACH 11 September 2018 Tags: REACH5 September 2018, ECHA proposed the Commission to include 18 substances in the Authorization List...
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
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 August 2018Toys & Children's ProductsCEN Issues 3 Standards on Textile Products for Children - Safety Requirements and Test Methods 15 August 2018 Tags: Toys1 August, 2018, European Committee for Standardization (CEN)...
San Francisco Bans PFASs in Food Service Ware
31 August 2018 regulation,food,service,single,ban,PFASs
In the beginning of August 2018, San Francisco approved Ordinance No. 201-18 which amends the city’s existing Environmental Code on single-use food ware plastics, toxic chemicals, and litter reduction. This regulation is meant to ban single-use food service ware containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). This regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2018. According to the new regulation, single-use articles such as bowls, plates, trays, cups, lids, straws, and utensils, demanding they be "fluorinated chemical free"....
New York to Ban BPA Substitution Chemicals
13 August 2018 bisphenol,BPA,ban,chemicals,products,substitution
24 July 2018, New York issues a bill to ban BPA substitution chemicals in children's products. This bill has been submitted to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation. It will expand existing legislation to ban the sale of bisphenol-containing child care products. The new bill shall take into effect on 31 December, 2019. The draft amendment expands the ban on bisphenol alternatives, including bisphenol AF (BPAF), bisphenol Z (BPZ), bisphenol S (BPS), bisphenol F (BPF), bisphenol AP (BPAP) and bisphenol B (BPB). Studies shows that all these six bisphenol alternatives are mimic estrogen in breast cancer cells, and three of them are more so than BPA itself....
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...
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....
Canada Restricted a new substance in Cosmetics
21 June 2018 restricted,Methylisothiazol,substances,concentration,list,cosmetics
June 19, 2018, Canada releases a notice, adding pigment red 4 to the list of restricted substances and amending the entry of Methylisothiazolinone (MI). According to "potential health concerns" identified under the nation’s Chemicals Management Plan (CMP), Canada approves the proposal made last November. Pigment red 4 is added to its list of restricted substances, with a maximum concentration of 3% permitted. As a prohibited preservative, the maximum allowed concentration of Methylisothiazolinone (MI) in rinse-off cosmetic products is reduced to 0.0015% due to the risk of sensitization....
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...
TRIM®VX is listed under Prop 65 as a Carcinogen
29 May 2018 Prop 65,Carcinogen,TRIM®VX,list,Testing,cancer
25 May 2018, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a notice. TRIM®VX is officially listed as a carcinogen under Prop 65 list. The listing of TRIM®VX is based on formal identification by the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an authoritative body, that the chemical causes cancer. As early as 26 January, 2018, OEHHA has issued a request for advice on listing the substance TRIM®VX under Prop 65.The California law requires manufacturers and retailers to warn workers and consumers exposed to chemicals on the list....
CIRS is to Attend the Global Food Contact 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland
3 May 2018 CIRS,regulatory,business,Global,chemicals
CIRS is to attend the Global Food Contact 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland, from 9 May to 11 May. CIRS will set a booth in the exhibit hall and the brochures of CIRS will be distributed around the booth. Global Food Contact is the only place to receive the latest information on regulatory requirements in all the key markets including Canada, China, Japan, Africa, India and more. Featuring high-level discussions on the key issues facing the global food contact industry, Global Food...
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...
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....
ECHA Seeks Comments on SVHC Identification Proposal
13 March 2018 SVHC,Testing,Proposal,REACH,List,ECHA
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 eventual inclusion in the Authorization List.The deadline for public comment on the proposal is 23 April, 2018.All interested parties are invited to submit comments on such reports during the public consultation....
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....
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....