20 January 2020
Clicks 216 Tags: SVHC
16 January 2020, ECHA added 4 new substances to the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The authorization now contains 205 substances. The new substances to the Candidate List possess probable serious effects to human health and the environment, giving rise to an equivalent level of concern to carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR), persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) and very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) substances. ...
7 January 2020
Clicks 148 Tags: CPSC
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: ...
7 January 2020
Clicks 135 Tags: CPSC
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: ...
7 January 2020
Clicks 126 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 366 RASFF notifications this month, including 307 notifications on food, accounting for 83.88%; 36 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.84%; 23 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 6.28%. 7 of the products are from China, accounting for 30.43%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. There are more details on FCM notifications as below: S/N date reference notified by countries concerned subject acti ...
7 January 2020
Clicks 170 Tags: RASFF
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. ...
21 November 2019
Clicks 316 Tags: SVHC
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 ...
4 November 2019
Clicks 287 Tags: REACH
23 October 2019, ECHA released a notice to proposes member states to evaluate 74 substances under the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2020-2022. 14 of these substances will be evaluated in 2020, and 60 are scheduled to be evaluated in 2021 and 2022. ...
14 October 2019
Clicks 270 Tags: flame retardant
16 September 2019, Massachusetts passed the bill S 2338 that would ban the use of flame retardants in consumer products, including children's products, upholstered furniture, carpets, bedding and window treatments.Products manufactured before 31 August 2020 are not covered. Products containing banned chemicals will be exempted due to material recycling, the sale of previously owned products and the electronics and electronic components of the products. ...
10 October 2019
Clicks 356 Tags: SVHC
1 October 2019, ECHA released a draft, proposing to add 18 SVHC into the authorized list of REACH regulation (Annex XIV). These substances include 13 toxic for reproduction substances, a very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) substance and two respiratory sensitizers. All of these substances can pose a threat to human health or the environment. ...
26 September 2019
Clicks 384 Tags: PFAS
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. ...
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