14 May 2018
Clicks 247 Tags: AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 27 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. They have not been offered for sale on the China market yet and are re-dispatched or destroyed instead according to laws. ...
8 May 2018
Clicks 280 Tags: REACH
4 May, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union releases Directive 2018/675, amending the entries of CMRs in Annex XVII of REACH Regulation. This regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the OJ. It shall apply from 1 December 2018 except that, to the extent that paragraph 2 of the Annex applies to the substance ‘formaldehyde … %’, that paragraph shall apply from the date of entry into force. ...
3 May 2018
Clicks 327 Tags: conference
CIRS is to attend the Global Food Contact 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland, from 9 May to 11 May. CIRS will set a booth in the exhibit hall and the brochures of CIRS will be distributed around the booth. Global Food Contact is the only place to receive the latest information on regulatory requirements in all the key markets including Canada, China, Japan, Africa, India and more. Featuring high-level discussions on the key issues facing the global food contact industry, Global Food ...
2 May 2018
Clicks 292 Tags: REACH CMR
26 April, 2018, EU Member States approved the amending of Annex XVII of REACH, restricting of 33 carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR) substances in clothing, textiles and footwear. The new law will apply 24 months after publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. The substances include metals and their compounds and phthalates,etc.Amendment of Annex XVII restricts the concentration limit of 33 substances. ...
26 April 2018
Clicks 289 Tags: SVHC
25 April, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union released Directive (EC) No 2018/636, identified dicyclohexyl phthalate as a substance of very high concern. ECHA plan to add DCHP into list of SVHC. According to the Article 57(c) of REACH Regulation, dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) has reproduction toxicity of category 1B under Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, and it has endocrine disrupting properties with probable serious effects to human health.The substance shall be included in the candidate list. ...
24 April 2018
Clicks 288 Tags: REACH
19 April, 2018, the Official Journal of European Union releases Directive 2018/588 and 2018/589, adding the new entry of 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) and Methanol in the Annex XVII of REACH Regulation. This directive of REACH Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States and will enter into force on the 20th day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. ...
19 April 2018
Clicks 318 Tags: REACH SVHC
19 April, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union released directive 2018/594, adding the benzene-1, 2, 4-tricarboxylic acid 1, 2 anhydride (trimellitic anhydride) (TMA) as a substance of very high concern(SVHC). Benzene-1, 2, 4-tricarboxylic acid 1, 2 anhydride (trimellitic anhydride) (TMA), EC No 209-008-0, CAS No 552-30-7, fulfils the criterion set out in Article 57(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH). it shall be included in the candidate list referred to in Article 59(1) of REACH Regulation ...
16 April 2018
Clicks 184 Tags: Toys
28 February, 2018, Ukraine approved the No.151 standard-the new technical regulation on the safety of toys, which will come into effect on 21 September, 2018. The new technical regulation on the Safety of Toys establishes requirements on the safety of toys and their placement on the market. It also defines the obligations of manufacturers, importers and distributors. The new regulation will replace the existing regulation which took into account in 2003. ...
16 April 2018
Clicks 343 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 338 RASFF notifications this month, including 311 notifications on food, accounting for 92.01%; 16 notifications on feed, accounting for 4.73%; 11 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.26%, in which 6 products from China are contained, accounting for 54.55%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. ...
16 April 2018
Clicks 338 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 29 batches of products in March 2018. There are 19 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 65.52%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in March were as below ...
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