11 September 2019
Clicks 25 Tags: RoHS
16 May 2019, the State Administration for Market Regulation released the requirements of the conformity assessment system for the restricted use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic products. It shall soon be implemented from 1 November 2019, and the products listed in the management catalogue of restricted use of hazardous substances of electrical and electronic products, leaving factory and imported, shall meet the requirements of the implementation arrangement. ...
6 September 2019
Clicks 40 Tags: SVHC
3 September 2019, ECHA published a proposal for four chemicals to be identified as SVHC and launched a public comment. The deadline for commenting is 18 October 2019. If identified as SVHCs, the substances will be added to the Candidate List for eventual inclusion in the Authorisation List, which currently includes 201 substances in the SVHC list. ...
29 August 2019
Clicks 60 Tags: FCM
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. ...
26 August 2019
Clicks 30 Tags: cosmetics
The European Commission has requested an Opinion from its Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) on three zinc oxide coatings for use as UV filters in dermally applied cosmetics. SCCS is to deliver the Opinion before March 2020. The three substances are as follows: methicone with a maximum concentration of 3%. methicone with a maximum concentration of 3% when applied in combination with 8% silica. ...
23 August 2019
Clicks 31 Tags: RASFF
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. ...
21 August 2019
Clicks 49 Tags: DSL
7 August 2019,Canada Gazette released a notice SOR / 2019-275 to add 9 substances to Domestic Substance List, which is the country’s inventory of chemicals manufactured in or imported into the country. It means that they are no longer subject to substance notification and assessment requirements for new chemicals. The following five substances are added to part 1 of the DSL: 9051-95-0 N-P 50327-77-0 N-P 91052-16-3 N 2040915-18-0 N-P 2155840-39-2 N-P And the following fou ...
19 August 2019
Clicks 32 Tags: CPSC
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. ...
16 August 2019
Clicks 61 Tags: FCM
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. ...
12 August 2019
Clicks 63 Tags: Toy
23 July 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/1254. This directive updated the standard of toy trampolines EN 71-14:2018, which replaced the previous version EN 71-14:2014+A1:2017. The old standard will expire on 22 January 2020 and this directive takes effect immediately. The new standard EN 71-14:2018 mainly revised the buried trampoline and the deflection coefficient of cushion ...
8 August 2019
Clicks 105 Tags: FCM
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 ...
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