China Issues a New Standard for Plastic Runways GB 36246-2018
15 May 2018 Requirements,Sports areas,standard,substances,plastic runways,GB 36246-2018
14 May, 2018, Standardization Administration of China issues a new national mandatory standard for plastic runways GB 36246-2018 Sports areas with synthetic surfaces for primary and middle schools, which will come into force on 1 November, 2018. This new standard will replace the original GB/T 19851.11-2005 “Sports Equipment and Venues for Elementary and Middle School - Part 11: Sports Areas with Synthetic Surfaces”....
C&K Testing Technology News of April 2018
4 May 2018 2018,Regulation,April,Notifications,products
If you prefer not to receive this information, please click here to unsubscribe: Unsubscribe Me en.cirs-ck.com | Hotline: +86-571-87206587 April 2018REACHDCHP is Identified as a Substance of Very High Concern 26 April 2018 Tags: SVHC25 April, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union released Directive (EC) No 2018/636, identified dicyclohexyl phthalate as a substance of very high concern. ECHA plan to add DCHP into list of SVHC. According to the Article 57(c) of REACH...
Arab States to publish RoHS-like Regulation
13 April 2018 Regulation,phthalate,electrical,substances,electronic,RoHS
28 March, 2018, Arab States notified WTO of a draft technical Regulation to restrict the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, aiming to protect human health and environment as well as the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of waste. This regulation will take effect for products placed on the market in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.Draft regulation contains 45 pages, including a list of prohibited substances in materials. Except for the maximum allowable concentration of cadmium (0.01% by weight), the following substances of which are 0.1%:...
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...
EU Approves the Authorization Application for Sodium Dichromate in the REACH Annex XIV
4 April 2018 Substance,dichromate,sodium,authorization,REACH,XIV
3 April, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union issued a directive 2018/C 117/03, approving the authorization application of sodium dichromate in the REACH Annex XIV.Use of sodium dichromate as corrosion inhibitor in ammonia absorption deep cooling systems as applied in the industrial production of freeze-dried products such as coffee, herbs, spices and comparable products....
China Issues "the Standard Management Catalogue of Limiting the Use of Hazardous Substances in EEE"
16 March 2018 Substances,Management,Catalogue,Standard,EEE,restricted
On March 12th 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issues "The Standard Management Catalogue of limiting the Use of Hazardous Substance in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (first batch)" and "the Exemption List to the Use of Restricted Substance in the Standard Management Catalogue"....
Eurasian Economic Union Regulation aligns with EU RoHS
12 March 2018 equipment,regulation,hazardous,Restrictions,electrical,RoHS
The Eurasian Economic Union stipulates that the use of hazardous substances in electronic and electrical equipment will be consistent with the relevant provisions of the EU RoHS regulation. This regulation applies to the Eurasian Economic Union member states to restrict the use of hazardous metals such as lead and mercury in ordinary household appliances. The regulation comes into force on 1 March, 2018....
Canada Proposes Regulation of Ten Cyanides
1 March 2018 ferrocyanide,cyanide,substance,hexakis,Ferrate,Canada
10 February 2018, Canada publishes a proposal to amend Domestic Substance List, adding ten cyanide compounds to Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). Any person may comment within 60 days after publication of this notice....
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....
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....
Denmark to Scrap Tax on Phthalates and PVC
17 November 2017 phthalates,tax,substances,government
The Danish government has decided to scrap a tax on products containing phthalates and PVC. The tax, which covers tape, binders, gloves, aprons, rainwear and protective suits, entered into force in June 2000 and it will cease on 1 January 2019....
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....
EU RoHS Permit Secondary Market Operations
13 October 2017 RoHS, EEE, Electrical & electronics, Europe
Recently, the EUROPEAN Parliament and the Council of Ministers have adopted the amendments to the RoHS directive (Restricts the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE)), which will permit secondary market operations. The Directive will come into effect 20 days after official publication-Official Journal of the European Union...
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....
C&K Testing Technology News of July 2017
2 August 2017 Notifications,China,substance,products,More
Helsinki,10 July 2017 – ECHA updated the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs), adding the substance PFHxS to the Candidate List and updating the existing entries for Bisphenol A (BPA) and four Phthalates to include their endocrine-disrupting properties affecting human health. There are totally 174 substances included in the candidate list...
China RoHS conformity assessment system intends to cover Voluntary Certification and DoC
6 July 2017 China, RoHS, DoC, conformity assessment, MIIT
China RoHS conformity assessment system intends to cover Voluntary Certification and Document of compliance (hereinafter referred to as DoC) 22 June 2017, Beijing- China Electronic Technology Standardization Research Institute (hereinafter referred to as CESI) convened a consultative symposium on Electrical and Electronic products hazardous substance restricted use conformity assessment implement and its related documents....
China consults on proposed RoHS first batch of compliance management catalogue
5 July 2017 China, RoHS, catalogue, exemptions
Beijing 29 July, 2017- The ministry of industry and information technology of the people’s Republic of China (MIIT) published the first batch of compliance management catalogue on the restriction of hazardous substance (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment and the exemption restriction substance list. The long-awaited China RoHS standard management directory make a first appearance in society and this consulting deadline is June, 28 2017....
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....