19 April 2018
Clicks 40 Tags: REACH SVHC
19 April, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union released directive 2018/594, adding the benzene-1, 2, 4-tricarboxylic acid 1, 2 anhydride (trimellitic anhydride) (TMA) as a substance of very high concern(SVHC). Benzene-1, 2, 4-tricarboxylic acid 1, 2 anhydride (trimellitic anhydride) (TMA), EC No 209-008-0, CAS No 552-30-7, fulfils the criterion set out in Article 57(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH). it shall be included in the candidate list referred to in Article 59(1) of REACH Regulation ...
16 April 2018
Clicks 45 Tags: Toys
28 February, 2018, Ukraine approved the No.151 standard-the new technical regulation on the safety of toys, which will come into effect on 21 September, 2018. The new technical regulation on the Safety of Toys establishes requirements on the safety of toys and their placement on the market. It also defines the obligations of manufacturers, importers and distributors. The new regulation will replace the existing regulation which took into account in 2003. ...
16 April 2018
Clicks 34 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 338 RASFF notifications this month, including 311 notifications on food, accounting for 92.01%; 16 notifications on feed, accounting for 4.73%; 11 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.26%, in which 6 products from China are contained, accounting for 54.55%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. ...
16 April 2018
Clicks 39 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 29 batches of products in March 2018. There are 19 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 65.52%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in March were as below ...
13 April 2018
Clicks 84 Tags: RoHS
28 March, 2018, Arab States notified WTO of a draft technical Regulation to restrict the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, aiming to protect human health and environment as well as the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of waste. This regulation will take effect for products placed on the market in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.Draft regulation contains 45 pages, including a list of prohibited substances in materials. Except for the maximum allowable concentration of cadmium (0.01% by weight), the following substances of which are 0.1%: ...
12 April 2018
Clicks 80 Tags: Lead Toys
21 March, 2018, Brazil government passed a law to restrict the lead on in products and materials used in buildings visited by children. The content of lead (by weight) in the manufacturing, sale or import of the following products shall not over 0.06 %: Paints, varnishes and similar surface coating materials are exempted for the following purposes.Products with excess lead content will be destroyed and disposed of in an environmentally friendly way. ...
11 April 2018
Clicks 104 Tags: FCMs
5 April, 2018, Turkey publishes a new rule on food contact materials in the Official Gazette, replacing the previous one dated from 2011, which will be aligned with EU regulations. The EU Food contact material Regulation came into effect in 2004, requiring the release of chemical components from these materials not to exceed at harmful level or change composition, odor or taste in an unacceptable way. The new rules will be implemented by the end of 2018 ...
10 April 2018
Clicks 163 Tags: Exhibition
On May 25 to 28, 2018, the 36th China Sport Show will be held in Shanghai National Exhibition Center. China Sport Show is the only national, international and professional sporting goods fair in china. It is the largest and most authoritative sporting goods event in Asia-Pacific Region. ...
9 April 2018
Clicks 83 Tags: AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 19 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. I. Analysis on product category and violation Product category Quantity/B ...
8 April 2018
Clicks 138 Tags: REACH Annex XVII
28 March, 2018, The European Commission has notified the WTO of a draft Regulation, amending entry 51 to REACH Annex XVII to restrict the use of four phthalates in toys. The draft prohibits the use as substances or in mixtures in a concentration equal to or greater than 0.1 % by weight of the plasticized material in toys and childcare articles of diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) and the placing on the market in articles of any of the listed four phthalates (bis(2-ethylhexyl) phth ...
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