7 December 2017
Clicks 449 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. ...
4 December 2017
Clicks 139 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 271 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. ...
24 November 2017
Clicks 256 Tags: REACH
ECHA’s Enforcement Forum has started work on a pilot project targeted 7 substances, including phthalates and retardants. The purpose is to verify the compliance with the notification and communication obligations of substances in articles in REACH. ...
23 November 2017
Clicks 306 Tags: RoHS
21 November 2017, Directive (EU) 2017/2102 in the Official Journal of the European Union was published to amend the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU, which is effective from 11 December 2017. ...
22 November 2017
Clicks 215 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. ...
17 November 2017
Clicks 213 Tags: REACH
The Danish government has decided to scrap a tax on products containing phthalates and PVC. The tax, which covers tape, binders, gloves, aprons, rainwear and protective suits, entered into force in June 2000 and it will cease on 1 January 2019. ...
16 November 2017
Clicks 269 Tags: Textile
23 October 2017, Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade issued a circular No. 21/2017/TT-BCT to set a new standard on contents of formaldehyde and aromatic amines in textiles and at the same time abolished the circular No. 23/2016/TT-BCT. According to the new regulation of No. 21/2017/TT-BCT: Category of textile Limit of formaldehyde content(mg/kg) 1 Textiles for children under 3 years old 30 2 Textiles in direct contact with the skin 75 3 Textiles not in direct contact ...
10 November 2017
Clicks 294 Tags: RoHS
7 August 2017,Brussels,the European Parliament and the Council amended Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU to exempt cadmium in color converting light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for use in display systems. According to point 39 in Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU, cadmium should be exempted from the prohibition after the publication of the Delegated Directive in the Official Journal of the European Union and be expired on 31 October 2019. Member States shall adopt and publish ...
10 November 2017
Clicks 201 Tags: REACH
9 September 2017, members of the REACH committee approved the amendments to the proposal of CMR at their meeting. ...
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