13 October 2017
Clicks 47 Tags: RoHS EEE
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 ...
13 October 2017
Clicks 39 Tags: Children's products CHCC
September 29, 2017, Washington Department of Ecology has added 20 chemicals and removed 3 others from the list of substances reportable under the state’s Children’s Safe Products Reporting Rule, which meant to expand the Chemicals of High Concern for Children (CHCC) list. ...
12 October 2017
Clicks 57 Tags: FCM GB4806 GB31604
September 28,2017, China National Health and Family Planning Commission requested public comments on project plan of 2017 national food safety standard (consultation Paper). The deadline for consultation is October 15, 2017. ...
12 October 2017
Clicks 44 Tags: SVHC REACH
Recently, German Environment Agency(UBA) launched the AskREACH project, in collaboration with 20 project partners from 13 EU member states, which aims to improve consumers’ awareness on risks SVHCs pose to human health and the environment. It is supposed to be a smartphone app, which available from Spring 2019. ...
12 October 2017
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. ...
27 September 2017
Clicks 87 Tags: RAPEX
In accordance with the General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC (GPSD) and Regulation 765/2008, in August 2017 the European Commission validated 175 notifications1 on dangerous products and transmitted them to the Member States (EU Member States and EEA-EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). Most of these concerned products presenting serious risk: 158 notifications (90%). 6 notifications (3%) concerned products presenting less than serious risk and 11 notifications (6%) were circulated for information. ...
27 September 2017
Clicks 106 Tags: AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 53 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. They have not been offered for sale on the China market yet and are re-dispatched or destroyed instead according to laws. ...
27 September 2017
Clicks 91 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 23 batches of products in August 2017. There are 14 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 60.87%. ...
27 September 2017
Clicks 85 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 309 RASFF notifications this month, including 280 notifications on food, accounting for 90.61%; 21 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.06%; 8 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 2.59%, in which 8 products from China are contained, accounting for 100.00%. ...
25 September 2017
Clicks 151 Tags: EU RoHS exemption
On September 19, 2017, the European Commission called for public comments on a proposal to exempt lead from eight use under EU RoHS directive. The public consultation is from 19 September to 17 October. ...