8 March 2018
Clicks 726 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. ...
6 March 2018
Clicks 634 Tags: FCMs
14 February, 2018, The European Commission has published its amending Regulation (EU) 2018/213 on the OJ to restrict the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in varnishes and coatings intended to come into contact with food. This regulation also amends the EU Food contact plastic Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 to further tighten the BPA migration limit. ...
5 March 2018
Clicks 437 Tags: FCMs
22 February 2018, The EU has notified the WTO of amending Regulation (EU) 10/2011 on plastic FCMs. This amendment authorizes two new substances, extends the authorized use of a previously authorized substance, and decreases the specific migration limits for a previously authorized substance on the basis of new evidence, for materials intended to be in contact with foods. Final date for comments is 23 April, 2018. ...
1 March 2018
Clicks 346 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 398 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. ...
7 February 2018
Clicks 792 Tags: REACH
Helsinki, 5 February 2018- ECHA recommended to add seven substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to the Annex XIV of REACH Authorization List. Two of these substances are toxic for reproduction. The other five have persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) properties. ...
2 February 2018
Clicks 461 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 440 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. ...
29 January 2018
Clicks 593 Tags: FCMs
19 January 2018, the Official Journal of EU issues the EU 2018/79, amending Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. The new regulation add 2,4,4’-trifluorobenzophenone, 2,3,3,4,4,5,5-heptafluoro-1-pentene, tungsten oxide and the mixture of methyl-branched and linear C14-C18 alkanamides, derived from fatty acids. ...
26 January 2018
Clicks 480 Tags: FCMs
16 January 2018, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of P.R.C. drafts out the Standard of Practice for Quality Supervision and Sampling of Food-Related Products, which concludes 11 categories of 24 kinds of products. The draft standard is seeking public advice and will end up at 16 February, 2018. ...
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