15 May 2018
Clicks 123 Tags: Plastic
14 May, 2018, Standardization Administration of China issues a new national mandatory standard for plastic runways GB 36246-2018 Sports areas with synthetic surfaces for primary and middle schools, which will come into force on 1 November, 2018. This new standard will replace the original GB/T 19851.11-2005 “Sports Equipment and Venues for Elementary and Middle School - Part 11: Sports Areas with Synthetic Surfaces”. ...
9 March 2018
Clicks 396 Tags: Phthalates
6 March, 2018, Norway updates its national list of priority chemicals, adding dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6), three alkylphenols and the phthalates DBP, BBP and DIBP to the list. ...
8 March 2018
Clicks 265 Tags: Cosmetics
29 January, 2018, ASEAN Cosmetics Committee releases the amendments of the ASEAN Cosmetics Directive and bans three fragrance ingredients for use in cosmetics. They are effective from 23 August 2019 for new cosmetic products and 23 August 2021 for those already available on the market. ...
1 March 2018
Clicks 144 Tags: hazardous substance
10 February 2018, Canada publishes a proposal to amend Domestic Substance List, adding ten cyanide compounds to Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). Any person may comment within 60 days after publication of this notice. ...
9 February 2018
Clicks 196 Tags: Prop 65
26 January 2018, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issues a notice, planning to list TRIM® VX as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. Public comment is from 26 January 2018 to 26 February 2018. ...
2 February 2018
Clicks 255 Tags: Thailand
11 January 2018, Thailand's Department of Industrial Works published the fourth edition of its List of Hazardous Substances in the Government Gazette, which came into effect on 12 January. There are 22 substances added and now in total 518 substances on the controlled substances section of the list. ...
31 January 2018
Clicks 237 Tags: Vietnam
28 December 2017, Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has published a circular No 32/2017/TT-BCT updating the implementation rules of the country’s law on chemicals (2007) as set out in Decree No 113/2017/ND-CP, taking effect immediately. ...
19 January 2018
Clicks 348 Tags: Prop 65
On 29 December 2017, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) listed vinylidene chloride as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. The New Prop 65 list is effective immediately. ...
8 January 2018
Clicks 401 Tags: EU
19 December 2017, European Commission issues proposal 2017/0353, including 11 chapters comprising 64 articles and one Annex. This proposal is consistent with the proposal for a Regulation on market surveillance of products which was adopted by the Commission in February 2013 [COM(2013)75] as part of the "Consumer Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package". ...
25 December 2017
Clicks 263 Tags: Prop 65
15 December 2017, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) updated the list of chemicals of Proposition 65, adding chlorpyrifos and n-Hexane known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity, effective from 15 December 2017. ...
12 December 2017
Clicks 296 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 278 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 301 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. ...
4 December 2017
Clicks 227 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 415 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. ...
22 November 2017
Clicks 303 Tags: Prop 65
9 November 2017, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) update the list of chemicals of Proposition 65, adding perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity, effective from 10 November 2017. ...
31 October 2017
Clicks 354 Tags: ECHA Restriction tattoo inks
25 October, 2017, in Helsinki, together with the competent authorities of Denmark, Italy and Norway, ECHA proposed a restriction to reduce the risks caused by hazardous substances contained in some tattoo inks. Some of the substances have already been banned in cosmetics. ...
27 October 2017
Clicks 300 Tags: Ban furniture
3th October 2017, R.I. released a Safety Bill for children’s products and upholstered furniture (H5082), which banned the beddings and upholstered furniture treated with organic halogen flame retardant. The ban takes effect from 1th July 2019. ...
21 September 2017
Clicks 243 Tags: AQSIQ inspection
On September 14, 2017, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ) published the No.73 notification, which request public comment on the catalogue of the State Supervisory Sampling Inspection of Product Quality. This catalogue involves eight kinds of products, consumer goods, textile, electrical and electronic products, light industry products, Construction and decoration materials, Agricultural Capital Goods, Machinery and safety products, Electrical and material products and food related products. The deadline for consultation is October 31. ...
20 September 2017
Clicks 240 Tags: China AQSIQ Counterfeit
The director of general administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine of China(AQSIQ), Zhi Shuping, said China will take the Greatest efforts on containing the trend of fake and shoddy spread. ...
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