[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in January-March 2020
16 April 2020 China,migration,distribution,2020,market
The European Commission validated 821 RASFF notifications this month, including 735 notifications on food, accounting for 89.53%; 56 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.82%; 30 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.65%. 17 of the products are from China, accounting for 56.67%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: date reference notified by countries concerned subject action...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in December 2019
13 April 2020 China,migration,distribution,2019,melamine
The European Commission validated 321 RASFF notifications this month, including 285 notifications on food, accounting for 88.79%; 20 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.23%; 16 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.98%. 12 of the products are from China, accounting for 75%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: date reference notified by countries concerned subject action tak...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in September 2019
7 January 2020 China,migration,distribution,Italy,2019
The European Commission validated 273 RASFF notifications this month, including 226 notifications on food, accounting for 82.78%; 35 notifications on feed, accounting for 12.82%; 12 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.40%. 11 of the products are from China, accounting for 91.67%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
Companies need to improve communication of hazardous substances in products
21 November 2019 substances,products,articles,information,Candidate
ECHA/PR/19/15 A Forum pilot enforcement project in 15 participating countries has found that 12 % of inspected products contain substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The majority (88 %) of suppliers of these products are failing to communicate sufficient information to their customers about SVHCs in products they supply. Helsinki, 18 November 2019 – The results of the pilot project show that companies need to improve their knowledge on the products they supply to their...
Denmark will Ban the Use of PFAS in Paper and Paperboard
26 September 2019 PFAS,substances,food,use,polyfluoroalkyl,paper
2 September, 2019, the Danish ministry of environment and food announced that the Danish government will ban the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in paper and cardboard used in food contact materials by July 2020. The proposal, first published in February, has been submitted to external consultations and is expected to come into force in July 2020....
India Released a Draft of New Regulations on Food Contact Materials
23 September 2019 regulation,Food,new,contact,material,draft
Indonesia's National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) recently released draft of new regulations on food contact materials. The new regulation has been into effect on July 29. The new regulation is one of the most comprehensive on food contact materials and packaging in the Asia-pacific region.All products must comply with the new rules by 29 July 2020....
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in August 2019
20 September 2019 China,migration,distribution,undecided,Spain
The European Commission validated 281 RASFF notifications this month, including 232 notifications on food, accounting for 82.56%; 27 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.61%; 22 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 7.83%. 13 of the products are from China, accounting for 59.09%....
C&K Testing Technology News of August 2019
6 September 2019 2019,August,Notifications,products,Food
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 2019Toys & children's productsEU Released New Standards EN 71-14:2018 for Toy Trampolines 12 August 2019 Tags: Toys23 July 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/1254. Thi...
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in July 2019
23 August 2019 China,migration,distribution,serious,2019
The European Commission validated 384 RASFF notifications this month, including 333 notifications on food, accounting for 86.72%; 35 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.11%; 16 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.17%. 13 of the products are from China, accounting for 81.25%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in July 2019
19 August 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Units,posing
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 32 batches of products in July 2019. There are 27 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 84.375%. 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....
Philippines Bans BPA in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups
16 August 2019 products,Philippines,baby,bottles,ban,BPA
9 August 2019, The Philippines' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a notice to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in infant feeding bottles and sippy cups and production, import and sale of products containing BPA are prohibited. The notice says the ban will take effect 30 days after its publication in two newspapers of general circulation and its submission to the Office of the National Administrative Register at the University of the Philippines' Law Center....
C&K Testing Technology News of July 2019
8 August 2019 2019,Notifications,July,Substances,Authorization
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EU Amended Regulation on Food Contact Plastic Materials and Articles
8 August 2019 food,contact,plastic,material,amend,regulation
9 August 2019, the Official Journal of the European Union released a directive (EU) 2019/1338 to amend the regulation (EU) 10/2011 on Food Contact Plastic Materials and Articles. This directive shall take into effect on 29 August 2019. In Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 10/2011, the entry of Table 1 concerning FCM substance No 1059 is replaced by the following...
Rhode Island Revised Limits for OFR in Bedding and Furniture
24 July 2019 products,bedding,furniture,limits,OFR,flame retardants
8 July 2019,Rhode Island's legislature passed a bill RI H5119 to revise the maximum permissible level of organohalogen flame retardants (OFR) in upholstered bedding and furniture (including foam, plastics, fabric, textiles, etc.) manufactured or sold in state from 100ppm to 1,000 PPM. This bill shall take effect from 1 January 2020....
[RASFF] Overview of RASFF FCM notifications in June 2019
19 July 2019 China,migration,serious,distribution,2019
The European Commission validated 312 RASFF notifications this month, including 266 notifications on food, accounting for 85.26%; 28 notifications on feed, accounting for 8.97%; 18 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 5.77%. 15 of the products are from China, accounting for 83.33%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements....
C&K Testing Technology News of June 2019
1 July 2019 2019,Notifications,substances,June,Products
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[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in May 2019
21 June 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Refund,received
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 22 batches of products in May 2019. There are 11 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 50%. 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....
EU Restricted the Harmful Substances in Disposable Plastics
17 June 2019 products,disposable,sanitary,plastic,food,contact
12 June 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EC) 2019/904 to restrict the disposable plastics and products. It aims to prevent and reduce the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, in particular the aquatic environment, and on human health, as well as to promote the transition to a circular economy with innovative and sustainable business models, products and materials, thus also contributing to the efficient functioning of the internal market....
C&K Testing Technology News of April 2019
30 April 2019 2019,Notifications,April,Substances,accounting
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Thailand Proposes Standard for FCMs
12 April 2019 formaldehyde,Standard,Melamine,Requirements,migration,FCMs
13 February, 2019, WTO released the notice related to the “Draft Thai Industrial Standard for Melamine-formaldehyde, Urea-formaldehyde and Melamine-urea-formaldehyde Utensils for Food: Safety Requirements (TIS 2921-25XX (20XX))”. This draft standard covers food utensils made of thermoset plastic with the polymerization of formaldehyde. It specifies definitions, materials, safety requirements, packaging, marking and labelling, sampling and testing.The final date for comments is April 14, 2019....