China RoHS 2.0: Restrictions on the Concentration Limits for DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP may Take Effect at Year End
31 March 2022 China,RoHS,Concentration,Limits,DEHP
China has proposed to update the GB/T 26572-2011 Requirements of Concentration Limits for Certain Restricted Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products by adding the requirements on the concentration limits of 4 more harmful substances, including DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP. The revision is expected to be completed at the end of September 2022. As the most common plasticizer, phthalate acid esters are widely used in the manufacturing of electrical and electronic products....
Amazon to Strictly Inspect Declaration of REACH Conformity or Heavy Metal Testing Reports
10 August 2021 REACH,Amazon,Declaration,Testing,Reports,Inspection,Conformity
Recently, Amazon has strictly inspected declaration of REACH conformity or heavy metal testing reports of Amazon Europe products. Products that have not submitted relevant documents within the specified time will face the risk of being suppressed. Earlier, Amazon issued an important notice requiring sellers to provide declaration of REACH conformity or heavy metal testing reports. The notice states that if you sell products on Amazon Europe, you must comply with all applicab...
Consumer Products will be Inspected under REACH and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulatory Compliance
30 April 2021 REACH,POP,Persistent,Organic,Pollutants,Consumer,Chemical
Recently, ECHA Enforcement Forum agreed that its major enforcement project planned for 2022 (REF-10) will focus on integrated controls of consumer products. The Forum agreed that inspectors will be able to check whether products comply with many different restrictions for hazardous substances under REACH and POPs. Specific types of material such as rubber, plastic or textiles, are subject to the duties under REACH and POPs. In this way each product can be controlled by sever...
Chinese Version of REACH Restricted Substances officially Released
23 December 2020 China,Restricted,Substance,REACH,Chemical,Standard
On November 19th, 2020, the National Standardization Administration issued Announcement No. 26 of 2020, in which the "Chinese version of REACH restricted substances"-GB/T 39498-2020 "Guidelines for the Control of the Use of Key Chemical Substances in Consumer Products" is officially released. The standard will be implemented on June 1st, 2021. Application Scope This standard applies to consumer products, including product components, parts, accessories, packaging and instruc...
1 in 4 Imported Products Found to be Non-compliant with REACH and CLP
13 November 2020 REACH,Restricted,Substance,Chemical,Testing,CLP,Import
National enforcement authorities and customs inspectors in 16 Member States checked almost 1 400 products and more than 300 (23 %) found to be non-compliant with certain obligations under REACH and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) regulations. The majority of checks addressed compliance with REACH restriction obligations, focusing on the presence of the restricted substances cadmium, lead and nickel in articles. Of the 1225 checks for restricted substances,...
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must Comply with EU REACH
24 April 2020 REACH,CE,Certification,PPE,SVHC
Recently, European Safety Federation has published an article on its official website regarding "counterfeiting" CE certificate of some current personal protective equipment (PPE). The article made it clear that protective masks (type FFP2 or FFP3), protective glasses and face shields, protective gloves and garments, etc., should meet the requirements of REACH Regulation besides the CE certification. In the following, C&K Testing will fully interpret the duties and oblig...
C&K Testing Technology News of September 2019
8 October 2019 2019,September,Substances,Notifications,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 September 2019REACHECHA Proposed a Public Consultation on Four Potential SVHC Substances 6 September 2019 Tags: SVHC3 September 2019, ECHA published a proposal for four chemicals to be identified as SVHC and launched a pu...
ECHA Restricts PAHS in Granules and Mulches
20 September 2019 Restrict,PAHs,REACH,Granules,Mulches,substance
18 September 2019,The ECHA European commission has issued a notice to restrict eight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in granules and mulches used in synthetic turf pitches and playgrounds. The Commission will consider whether the conditions for the restriction are met, prepare a draft restriction measure to amend the list of restricted substances in REACH Regulation (Annex XVII) and submit it to Member States in the REACH Committee....
C&K Testing Technology News of March 2019
9 April 2019 Notifications,2019,March,accounting,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 March 2019REACHECHA Proposed a Public Consultation on Three Potential SVHC Substances 15 March 2019 Tags: REACH13 March 2019, the European Chemicals Agency, has published proposals for three chemicals to be identified as...
AAFA Releases 20th Edition of Restricted Substance List
7 March 2019 edition,Restricted,substances,RSL,chemicals
26 February 2018, the American Apparel & Footwear Association released the 20th 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....
C&K Testing Technology News of October & November 2018
30 November 2018 2018,Notifications,products,October,regulation
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 Oct-Nov 2018REACHEU Amends Annex XVII of REACH Regulation Related to Restricted Substances in Textiles 19 October 2018 Tags: REACH10 October, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2018/1...
EU Amends Annex XVII of REACH Regulation Related to Restricted Substances in Textiles
19 October 2018 Regulation,Annex,XVII,textiles,REACH,restricted
10 October, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2018/1513, amending the Annex XVII of REACH Regulation related to restricted substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR), category 1A or 1B in textiles, added a new entry 72. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 November 2018, binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States. Entry 72 — restricted substances and maximum concentration limits by weight in homogeneous materials...
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...
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....
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....
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"....
The Candidate List of SVHCs Adds 7 Substance, Updates to 181
16 January 2018 Article,Carcinogenic,substances,SVHC,products
Helsinki 15 January 2018-ECHA adds seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List and updates the entry for bisphenol A (BPA). Up to now, the SVHC list is updated to 181 items. 20 December 2017, ECHA had informed in advance that the material information to be updated. Seven New Substances to add to the SVHC List-C&K Testing reported on 21 December 2017....
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....
EU Member States Approve Restrictions to 18 CMR Substances
10 November 2017 substances,CMR,REACH,ANNEX,member
9 September 2017, members of the REACH committee approved the amendments to the proposal of CMR at their meeting....