13 December 2017
Clicks 9 Tags: FCMs
8 November 2017, China National Health and Family Planning Commission released the Project Plan of 2017 for the National Food Safety Standards(《2017年度国家食品安全标准立项计划》). Concerned unit are required to draft the standards based on the Food Safety Law and the Regulations for the Administration of National Food Safety Standards (《食品安全国家标准管理办法》). ...
12 December 2017
Clicks 31 Tags: Cosmetics
5 December 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union published the Directive (EU)2017/2228 to amend the Annex III of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetics products. ...
11 December 2017
Clicks 30 Tags: Canada
2 December 2017, Canada Gazette published the assessment conclusion of DIDA (hexanedioic acid, diisodecyl ester, [CAS RN] 27178-16-1) and trimelliates. According to section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), these substances are not harmful to human health and environment. ...
8 December 2017
Clicks 53 Tags: ELV
16 November 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) published Commission Directive (EU) 2017/2096, to amend Annex II to Directive 2000/53/EC on end-of life vehicles, which is related to exemption requirements of materials and components of vehicles. ...
7 December 2017
Clicks 68 Tags: Toys
4 December 2017, Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) approved the new safety standard ASTM F963-17 for toys. ASTM F963-17 contains various grammatical corrections, editorial corrections, and substantive changes to provisions concerning projectiles and sound-producing toys. ...
6 December 2017
Clicks 49 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 416 RASFF notifications this month, including 386 notifications on food, accounting for 92.79%; 22 notifications on feed, accounting for 5.29%; 8 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 1.92%, in which 7 products from China are contained, accounting for 87.5%. ...
6 December 2017
Clicks 57 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 29 batches of products in November 2017. There are 14 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 48.28%. ...
5 December 2017
Clicks 79 Tags: AQSIQ
[AQSIQ] Monthly overview report of AQSIQ notifications on imported goods in October 2017 General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 51 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 acc ...
4 December 2017
Clicks 82 Tags: Cosmetics
22 November 2017, WTO published a draft commission regulation notified by EU, amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products. New regulation restricts the maximum concentration of O-PHENYLPHENOL as a preservative in leave-on cosmetic products from the current authorized concentration of 0.2% to 0.15%. ...
1 December 2017
Clicks 133 Tags: POPs
Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) notified the WTO to ban Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCP) and products containing them. The new regulation will be announced officially at December 2017 and take effect in June 2018. ...