US Ban Lead Acetate in Hair Dye Products
14 November 2018 acetate,lead,ban,hair,dye,cosmetics
31 October, 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a notice G/TBT/N/ USA /1287/Add.1 to confirm the final rule banning the use of lead acetate as a color additive in hair dye. The final regulations shall take effect on December 3, 2018. FDA is amending the color additive regulations to no longer provide for the use of lead acetate in cosmetics intended for coloring hair on the scalp because new data available since lead acetate was permanently listed demon...
CEN Amends the Safety Standard of Soothers for Children and Babies
9 November 2018 standard,limitation,children,safety,soothers,BPA
5 September, 2018, The European Committee (CEN) published a second amendment to the safety standard for soothers for babies and young children. The new standard EN 1400:2013+A2:2018 Child use and care articles - Soothers for babies and young children - Safety requirements and test methods is applicable to products that resemble or function as a soother. This European Standard specifies safety requirements relating to the materials, construction, performance, packaging and product information for soothers....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in September 2018
19 October 2018 CPSC,Recall,notifications,2018,Injuries,
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 23 batches of products in September 2018. There are 14 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 60.87%. 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 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...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in September 2018
17 October 2018 China,migration,food contact materials,serious,notifications,RASFF
The European Commission validated 248 RASFF notifications this month, including 215 notifications on food, accounting for 86.7%; 23 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.27%; 10 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.03%. All of the products are from China, accounting for 100%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in August 2018
27 September 2018 CPSC,Recall,Injuries,notifications,number,products
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 25 batches of products in August 2018. There are 12 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 48%.Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in August 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.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....
South Korea to Ban BPA and Two Phthalates in FCMs for Children
20 September 2018 Food,materials,testing,contact,children,FCMs
4 September, 2018, the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) notified WTO a plan to ban bisphenol A (BPA, CAS 80-05-7), dibutyl phthalate (DBP, CAS 84-74-2), and benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP, CAS 85-68-7) in food contact materials (FCMs) intended for infants and young children. This ban, which aims to protect the environment and human health from animal/plant pest or disease, protect food safety and applies to infant and children products, including food utensils, containers and packages. The ban will come into effect in January 2020 and is currently open for public comment until 3 November, 2018....
Lower Concentration Limit Proposed for PAHs Found in Granules and Mulches
7 September 2018 concentration,Benzo,limit,PAHs,lower,eight
16 August, 2018, the Netherlands RIVM proposed a restriction on the concentration limit of eight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in granules and mulches used in synthetic turf pitches, or in loose forms at playgrounds and other sports facilities.This regulation is aiming to lower the human health risk for professional football players (including goalkeepers), children playing on the pitches and on playgrounds, as well as workers installing and maintaining the pitches and playgrounds. The proposal suggests a combined concentration limit for the eight PAHs of 17 mg/kg (0.0017 % by weight)....
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)...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in July 2018
27 August 2018 China,migration,market,serious,notifications,RASFF
The European Commission validated 341 RASFF notifications this month, including 301 notifications on food, accounting for 88.27%; 25 notifications on feed, accounting for 7.33%; 15 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.4%, in which 10 products from China are contained, accounting for 66.67%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in July 2018
23 August 2018 CPSC,Recall,Injuries,notifications,number,products
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 12 batches of products in July 2018. There are 7 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 58.33%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in July were as below: Recall date Product Hazard Incidents/Injuries Remedy 2018-07-11 Name: Snowboard boots Units: About 4800 Recall number : 18-753 Manufactured in : China The boots can release from the binding unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to th...
[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...
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 July 2018
9 August 2018 2018,Notifications,products,regulation,Standard
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CEN Issues a New Toys Safety Standard EN 71-3
31 July 2018 standard,safety,toys,lead,Migration,EN 71-3
13 June 2018, CEN (Comité Européen de Normalisation) releases a revised standard of the Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements- EN 71-3:2013 + A3:2018.This standard is expected to take effect on 31 December 2018. This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for the migration of aluminium, antimony, arsenic, barium, boron, cadmium, chromium (III), chromium (VI), cobalt, copper, lead, manganese, mercury, nickel, selenium, strontium, tin, organic tin and zinc from toy materials and from parts of toys....
US issue the new Safety standard for infant floor seats ASTM F3317-18
20 July 2018 requirements,infant,floor,standard,ASTM,seats
11 June 2018, ASTM International’s committee on consumer products approved a new safety standard ASTM F3317-18 that provides requirements and test methods aimed at ensuring adequate performance of infant floor seats. This standard is intended to minimize injuries to children resulting from normal usage and foreseeable misuse or abuse of infant floor seats. An infant floor seat is a seat placed on the floor, which may include a tray, toy, or restraint system. The standard is not applicable to pillow infant positioners, which are usually made of fabric and filler materials for positioning or rest and do not contain restraint systems....
[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....
[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....