16 January 2019
Clicks 11 Tags: SVHC
16 January 2019, ECHA added 10 new substances to the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The authorization now contains 197 substances. The new substances to the Candidate List possess the carcinogenic, toxic to reproduction, persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) and very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) properties. Following are the substances included in the Candidate List for authorization on 15 January 2019 and their SVHC properties. ...
7 January 2019
Clicks 49 Tags: Textile
On 2 January 2019, the OEKO-TEX® Association has, as usual, updated the applicable test criteria and limit values for product certification in accordance with the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®. The following new regulations will come into force on 01 April 2019 for all certifications, following a three-month transition period. In 2019, OEKO-TEX® already complies with the new "REACH Annex XVII CMR Legislation". The substance benzene and four amine salts have been included in the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® and LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® and limit values have been defined. ...
21 December 2018
Clicks 177 Tags: SVHC
18 December 2018, the Official Journal of European released the directive (EU) 2018/2013, identified 1,7,7-trimethyl-3-(phenylmethylene) bicycle [2.2.1] heptan-2-one (3-benzylidene camphor) as a substance of very high concern according to Article 57(f) of REACH Regulation. 3-benzylidene camphor has endocrine interference properties and may cause serious impact on the environment. It will be added to the candidate list of SVHC later. ...
21 December 2018
Clicks 182 Tags: REACH
17 December 2018, the Official Journal of European issue the directive (EU) 2018/2005, amended the annex XVII of RAECH regulation. This Directive shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States, and will enter into force on 7 January 2019. Entry 51 of Annex XVII to REACH Regulation is replaced by the following: ...
18 December 2018
Clicks 198 Tags: REACH
12 December 2018, ECHA issued a notice to conduct public consultation on the amendment of annex XIV of REACH Regulation to the list of four phthalates authorized for their endocrine disrupting properties. The deadline for comments is 12 March 2019. These four phthalates have previously been identified as substances of very high concern (SVHCs) due to their reprotoxic and endocrine disrupting properties. ...
7 December 2018
Clicks 348 Tags: RoHS
21 November 2018, EU released 18 directives to amend the exemption for lead content in the Annex III of EU RoHS Regulation. This Directive shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. The detail of the amending is as follows: ...
6 December 2018
Clicks 292 Tags: prop 65
23 November 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adding gentian violet and N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine to the list of Prop 65. At a public meeting on November 1, 2018, the Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) in its official capacity as the "state's qualified experts" (SQE)[2] determined that gentian violet and N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine were clearly shown by scientifically valid testing. ...
28 November 2018
Clicks 392 Tags: cosmetics
27 November, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union released a directive (EU) 2018/1847 to amend the entry 7 of Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the cosmetics products. This directive shall come into force on 16 December, 2018. The instructions are as follows: From 17 June 2019 cosmetic products containing Biphenyl-2-ol and not complying with the conditions laid down in this Regulation shall not be placed on the Union market. ...
26 November 2018
Clicks 380 Tags: FCMs
31 October, 2018, The Danish environment ministry published a major study that identified nine new substances as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) based on "solid scientific evidence". The nine chemicals identified as EDCs are: 1. Prochloraz (CAS 67747-09-5) 2. triclocarban(CAS 101-20-2) 3. octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane(D4,CAS 556-67-2) 4. tris(methylphenyl) phosphate( CAS 1330-78-5) 5. salicylic acid(CAS 69-72-7) 6. fenitrothion(CAS 122-14-5) 7. ...
22 November 2018
Clicks 364 Tags: cosmetics
25 October 2018, the republic of Palau has issued a prohibition to ban making or importing products containing 10 harmful sunscreen ingredients. Starting 1 January 2020, no one will be permitted to bring, buy, sell, import or manufacture products containing these ingredients into the republic. Anybody entering Palau with the prohibited items will have them confiscated. ...
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