21 November 2019
Clicks 421 Tags: SVHC
ECHA/PR/19/15 A Forum pilot enforcement project in 15 participating countries has found that 12 % of inspected products contain substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The majority (88 %) of suppliers of these products are failing to communicate sufficient information to their customers about SVHCs in products they supply. Helsinki, 18 November 2019 – The results of the pilot project show that companies need to improve their knowledge on the products they supply to their ...
4 November 2019
Clicks 391 Tags: REACH
23 October 2019, ECHA released a notice to proposes member states to evaluate 74 substances under the Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2020-2022. 14 of these substances will be evaluated in 2020, and 60 are scheduled to be evaluated in 2021 and 2022. ...
14 October 2019
Clicks 367 Tags: flame retardant
16 September 2019, Massachusetts passed the bill S 2338 that would ban the use of flame retardants in consumer products, including children's products, upholstered furniture, carpets, bedding and window treatments.Products manufactured before 31 August 2020 are not covered. Products containing banned chemicals will be exempted due to material recycling, the sale of previously owned products and the electronics and electronic components of the products. ...
10 October 2019
Clicks 454 Tags: SVHC
1 October 2019, ECHA released a draft, proposing to add 18 SVHC into the authorized list of REACH regulation (Annex XIV). These substances include 13 toxic for reproduction substances, a very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) substance and two respiratory sensitizers. All of these substances can pose a threat to human health or the environment. ...
26 September 2019
Clicks 505 Tags: PFAS
2 September, 2019, the Danish ministry of environment and food announced that the Danish government will ban the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in paper and cardboard used in food contact materials by July 2020. The proposal, first published in February, has been submitted to external consultations and is expected to come into force in July 2020. ...
23 September 2019
Clicks 553 Tags: FCM
Indonesia's National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) recently released draft of new regulations on food contact materials. The new regulation has been into effect on July 29. The new regulation is one of the most comprehensive on food contact materials and packaging in the Asia-pacific region.All products must comply with the new rules by 29 July 2020. ...
20 September 2019
Clicks 270 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 281 RASFF notifications this month, including 232 notifications on food, accounting for 82.56%; 27 notifications on feed, accounting for 9.61%; 22 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 7.83%. 13 of the products are from China, accounting for 59.09%. ...
20 September 2019
Clicks 371 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 26 batches of products in August 2019. There are 12 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 46.15%.Accompanying remedies (refund, replacement and repair) are taken for such notifications.As notified on the CPSC website, some customers have already got injured due to the potential hazards.So it is important to track the recalls of products to ensure consumers' legitimate interests and rights. C&K Testing hereby reminds related enterprises to enhance the product quality by learning more about the potential hazards of their product categories. ...
20 September 2019
Clicks 457 Tags: PAHs
18 September 2019,The ECHA European commission has issued a notice to restrict eight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in granules and mulches used in synthetic turf pitches and playgrounds. The Commission will consider whether the conditions for the restriction are met, prepare a draft restriction measure to amend the list of restricted substances in REACH Regulation (Annex XVII) and submit it to Member States in the REACH Committee. ...
16 September 2019
Clicks 410 Tags: DSL
On 16 August 2019, the Canadian gazette issued directive 2019-87-11-01 to amend the list of DSL domestic substances: SOR/2019-302。18 new substances are added to Canadian domestic substance list.This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered. ...
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