U.S is Updating the Consumer Product Safety Commission
9 April 2021 US,CPSC,Consumer,Products,Review,Inspection
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in conjunction with CBP, is expanding the roll out of Two Way Messaging to all commercial brokers on March 22, 2021. All products within their jurisdiction will be marked for review. The CPSC has been upgraded to a participating government agency (PGA), participating in customs declaration, and adding new regulations: even if the imported goods pass the declaration, if the CPSC does not release, they can’t be sold and can onl...
Safety Standards for the Detection of Migration of Primary Aromatic Amines in Food Contact Materials are Officially Released
26 March 2021 FCM,GB,Detection,Primary,Aromatic,Amines,China
Recently, in the No. 3 Announcement of 2021 jointly issued by the National Health Commission and the State Administration for Market Regulation, GB 31604.52-2021 "National Food Safety Standard Food Contact Materials and Products Determination of migration of primary aromatic amines" was officially released. This standard uses liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry to detect the migration of 29 primary aromatic amines in food contact materials, and is suitable for foo...
One of the Series of Featured Test Items of CIRS C&K Testing: Asbestos
24 March 2021 Asbestos,Testing,Products,Cosmetic,Electronic,Coating
Asbestos Asbestos is a general term for natural fibrous siliceous minerals. It belongs to silicates. It is a substance with a fibrous crystal structure, containing magnesium, iron, aluminum, sodium and other oxides and bound silica. It is very solid, and has the properties of fire resistance, corrosion resistance, heat preservation, etc., and the price is low. However, asbestos has been included in the list of first-level carcinogens by the WHO. This is because although asbe...
Shanghai Customs Monitors that the Unqualified Rates of Imported Baby Products subject to Random Inspection Nearly 50%
22 March 2021 Baby,Products,China,Random,Inspection,Import
On March 15, 2021, Shanghai Customs held a press conference and announced that Shanghai Customs carried out risk monitoring on five categories of 199 batches of imported baby consumer products in 2020, including children's scooters, baby clothing, baby food contact products, baby diapers, and stationery, 95 batches of unqualified batches were detected, with an overall disqualification rate of 47.7%. The security situation is not optimistic. Among them, 10 batches of children...
U.S. EPA Releases TSCA Final Rules for Controlling Five PBT Hazardous Substances
19 March 2021 TSCA,US,PBT,Substance,Hazardous,Rule
In January 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final rules for the control of hazardous substances, in order to reduce exposure to substances, mixtures or articles that containing persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT). These five substances include decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE), phenol, isopropylated phosphate (3:1) (PIP (3:1)), 2,4,6-Tris(tert-butyl)phenol (2,4,6-TTBP), hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD), pentachlorothiophenol (PCTP). The rules...
Announcement of the State Administration of Market Regulation on the National Supervision and Random Inspection of the Quality of 4 Food-Related Products including Daily Ceramics and Tableware in 2020
1 March 2021 Food,China,Random,Inspection,Supervision,Products
Recently, the State Administration of Market Regulation organized and carried out national supervision and spot checks on the quality of 4 food-related products, including daily ceramics and tableware. The spot check is now notified as follows: 1. Basic information Random inspection overview The products under spot check are 4 kinds of products including daily ceramic tableware, food contact glassware, industrial and commercial electric food processing equipment, and composi...
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...
What Information shall be Added in the Labels of Food Contact Products that Comply with China Regulations?
31 August 2020 Food,Lable,FCM,Comply,China
Since the publication and implementation of China GB 4806.1-2016 "National Food Safety Standard General Safety Requirements for Food Contact Materials and Products", label identification has become a "hot discussion" among the entire food contact product industry What Information is included in the labels of food contact products? A label is a general term for words, symbols, numbers, patterns, and other descriptions that carry related information such as product name, quali...
Breaking News! GB21027-2020 “Request in Common Use of Security for Student's Articles” is Released
17 August 2020 GB21027-2020,Common,Use,Security,Article,Student
On July 22, 2020, the State Administration for Market Regulation approved the release of a number of important national standards, including the new version of GB 21027-2020 “Request in common use of security for student's articles”. GB 21027-2007 “Request in common use of security for student's articles” has been released for 13 years. After 13 years of publication, a new standard for the safety control of student supplies in China has finally ushered in. GB 21027-2...
New Concentration Limits on PFOA, its Salts and PFOA-related Compounds Applied on 4 Jul. 2020
9 July 2020 EU,Restriction,PFOA,POPs,Regulation,Concentration,Limits
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA related compounds has been listed in Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021. New concentrations limits on these substances have applied since 4 Jul. 2020. The following entry has been added into Annex I: Substance CAS No. EC No. Specific exemption on intermediate use or other specification Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds “Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds...
9 Batches of Melamine Tableware were Found Unqualified
29 June 2020 China,FCM,Unqualified,Food,Products,Melamine,Tableware
Many parents may choose beautiful, light and unbreakable melamine tableware. However, is the melamine tableware on the market safe? Recently, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Supervision conducted a random inspection of the melamine tableware produced and sold in Shanghai. Among the 76 batches of products, 9 batches were unqualified, and the unqualified rate reached 11.8%. Among them, 5 batches of products were found unqualified for migration of melamine. Excessive amount of...
China Announced 41 Batches of Unqualified Children’s Products from January to May
12 June 2020 China,Unqualified,Products,Children,Customs,Safety,Quality
41 batches of imported children's products with unqualified formaldehyde content, pH value, etc., involving Brand H&M, ZARA, Lego, Qiaohu On May 30th, 2020, General Administration of Customs, P.R.China announced the quality and safety of some imported children’s products that were unqualified by the customs from January to May 2020, involving 6 category of 41 batches imported children’s products such as clothing and toys, etc. Unqualified imported children's products...
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 January 2020
30 March 2020 products,Notifications,Substances,accounting,2019
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 October 2019-January 2020REACHThe Candidate List of SVHCs adds 4 New Substances, Updated to 205 20 January 2020 Tags: SVHC16 January 2020, ECHA added 4 new substances to the Candidate List of substances of very high conce...
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in September 2019
7 January 2020 Manufactured,Recall,Injuries,number,reported
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 18 batches of products in September 2019. There are 6 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 33.33%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in September were as below:...
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in October 2019
7 January 2020 Manufactured,Recall,reports,received,Injuries
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 20 batches of products in October 2019. There are 9 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 45%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in October were as below:...
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...
[CPSC] Overview of CPSC notifications on recalls in August 2019
20 September 2019 Manufactured,Recall,number,Units,China
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 26 batches of products in August 2019. There are 12 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 46.15%.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....
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...
China Release Public Consultation on 21 on Food Contact Substances
29 August 2019 food,contact,material,substance,related,products
21 August 2019, the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) opened a public consultation on food contact substances. These substances include additives and resins that are either new or under consideration to be used in an expanded scope or level. Comments shall be accepted by the Chinese authorities until 19 September 2019....