19 March 2018
Clicks 363 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 268 RASFF notifications this month, including 240 notifications on food, accounting for 89.55%; 20 notifications on feed, accounting for 7.46%; 8 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 2.99%, in which 4 products from China are contained, accounting for 50%. The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements. ...
16 March 2018
Clicks 411 Tags: China RoHS
On March 12th 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issues "The Standard Management Catalogue of limiting the Use of Hazardous Substance in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (first batch)" and "the Exemption List to the Use of Restricted Substance in the Standard Management Catalogue". ...
15 March 2018
Clicks 352 Tags: Mercury
The Canadian government has proposed amendments to its regulations for products containing mercury in order to bring the country's requirements in line with the Minamata Convention. The Minamata Convention on Mercury is a global, legally binding treaty that aims to protect the environment and human health.Canada would adjust mercury content limits for three kinds of products.Comments on the proposed regulation will be accepted until 2 April. ...
13 March 2018
Clicks 482 Tags: SVHC
8 March, 2018, The ECHA conducts public consultation on eight substances of very high concern identification proposed by member states and agencies. If a substance is identified as a SVHC, it will be added to the Candidate List for eventual inclusion in the Authorization List.The deadline for public comment on the proposal is 23 April, 2018.All interested parties are invited to submit comments on such reports during the public consultation. ...
12 March 2018
Clicks 54 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 24 batches of products in February 2018. There are 15 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 62.50%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in February were as below ...
12 March 2018
Clicks 605 Tags: AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 23 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. ...
12 March 2018
Clicks 475 Tags: RoHS
The Eurasian Economic Union stipulates that the use of hazardous substances in electronic and electrical equipment will be consistent with the relevant provisions of the EU RoHS regulation. This regulation applies to the Eurasian Economic Union member states to restrict the use of hazardous metals such as lead and mercury in ordinary household appliances. The regulation comes into force on 1 March, 2018. ...
9 March 2018
Clicks 428 Tags: Phthalates
6 March, 2018, Norway updates its national list of priority chemicals, adding dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6), three alkylphenols and the phthalates DBP, BBP and DIBP to the list. ...
8 March 2018
Clicks 312 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 297 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. ...
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