5 March 2018
Clicks 222 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 175 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. ...
11 February 2018
Clicks 2272 Tags: Webinar
Introduction In China, food contact materials and articles are regulated under the "Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China", which implemented on 1 June 2009. This law prohibits the import, use, or purchase of food-related products (including food packaging materials) which don’t comply with the applicable Chinese Food Safety Standards released by the Chinese Ministry of Health (MOH). ...
9 February 2018
Clicks 233 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 554 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 19 batches of products in January 2018. There are 14 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 73.68%. ...
7 February 2018
Clicks 596 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 260 RASFF notifications this month, including 227 notifications on food, accounting for 87.31%; 21 notifications on feed, accounting for 8.08%; 12 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 4.61%, in which 12 products from China are contained, accounting for 100%. ...
7 February 2018
Clicks 611 Tags: AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 72 batches of imported industrial goods, which were found non-compliant during inspection and quarantine process at the entry ports of China. ...
7 February 2018
Clicks 407 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 294 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 272 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. ...
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