24 July 2019
Clicks 279 Tags: Flame Retardants
8 July 2019,Rhode Island's legislature passed a bill RI H5119 to revise the maximum permissible level of organohalogen flame retardants (OFR) in upholstered bedding and furniture (including foam, plastics, fabric, textiles, etc.) manufactured or sold in state from 100ppm to 1,000 PPM. This bill shall take effect from 1 January 2020. ...
22 July 2019
Clicks 2247 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 28 batches of products in June 2019. There are 17 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 60.71%.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. ...
19 July 2019
Clicks 230 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 312 RASFF notifications this month, including 266 notifications on food, accounting for 85.26%; 28 notifications on feed, accounting for 8.97%; 18 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 5.77%. 15 of the products are from China, accounting for 83.33%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. ...
19 July 2019
Clicks 477 Tags: REACH Annex XIV
10 July 2019,ECHA proposed a recommendation to the European Commission to amend Authorization List (Annex XIV of REACH) entries by adding the endocrine disrupting properties of four phthalates. Once the Commission decides on the amendment, some previously exempted uses will require authorization. ...
17 July 2019
Clicks 1775 Tags: SVHC
16 July 2019, ECHA added 4 new substances to the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The authorization now contains 201 substances. The new substances to the Candidate List possess the carcinogenic, toxic to reproduction, persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) and very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) properties. Following are the substances included in the Candidate List for authorization on 16 July 2019 and their SVHC properties. ...
12 July 2019
Clicks 419 Tags: POP
25 June 2019, the Official Journal released a Directive (EU) 2019/1021, amended the regulation on persistent organic pollutions (POPs). The revised new regulations shall come into force on 15 July 2019, and the previous POPs regulations (EU) 850/2004 to repeal. The new regulations tighten the control of flame retardants, and the total concentration limit of polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDEs) in the waste management substance list was revised to 1000mg/kg ...
4 July 2019
Clicks 244 Tags: Prop 65
28 June,2019, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added p-chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (para-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF) to the list of Proposition 65. PCBFT is identified by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) that it causes cancer. The detail information of the p-chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (para-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF) is as follows: Chemical CAS No. Endpoint Listing Mechanism* p-chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (para-Chlor ...
28 June 2019
Clicks 424 Tags: SVHC
27 June 2019, The Member State Committee (MSC) unanimously agreed to identify 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-(heptafluoropropoxy)propionic acid, its salts and its acyl halides (covering any of their individual isomers and combinations thereof) (denoted as HFPO-DA) as substances of very high concern (SVHCs). ECHA will include the newly identified SVHCs in the Candidate List by mid-July 2019. ...
21 June 2019
Clicks 2164 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 22 batches of products in May 2019. There are 11 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 50%. 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. ...
21 June 2019
Clicks 253 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 321 RASFF notifications this month, including 296 notifications on food, accounting for 92.21%; 16 notifications on feed, accounting for 4.98%; 9 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 2.81%. 7 of the products are from China, accounting for 77.78%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. ...
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