24 November 2017
Clicks 360 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 439 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 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. ...
17 November 2017
Clicks 314 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 408 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 427 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 304 Tags: REACH
9 September 2017, members of the REACH committee approved the amendments to the proposal of CMR at their meeting. ...
3 November 2017
Clicks 358 Tags: REACH PFCAs
6 October 2017,German together with ECHA proposed to restrict the manufacturing, use, placing on the market and import of C9-C14 perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs), their salts and related substances.The proposal may help to protect human’s health and environment. ...
2 November 2017
Clicks 348 Tags: toy CPSC
October 27, 2017, CPSC issued a ​final rule referring to Prohibition of Children's Toys and Child Care Articles Containing Specified Phthalates, which will revise the requirements in CPSIA. The Code of Federal Regulations title 16 is also amended by adding part 1307. From April 25, 2018(180 days after the release of the federal Gazette), any toys and children care products shall not be put into the market that contains 8 kinds of phthalate of more than 1000ppm. ...
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. ...
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