21 November 2017
Clicks 402 Tags: RAPEX
In accordance with the General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC (GPSD) and Regulation 765/2008, in October 2017 the European Commission validated 154 notifications on dangerous products and transmitted them to the Member States (EU Member States and EEA-EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). Most of these concerned products presenting serious risk: 125 notifications (81%). 13 notifications concerned products presenting less than serious risk and 16 notificatio ...
17 November 2017
Clicks 251 Tags: REACH
The Danish government has decided to scrap a tax on products containing phthalates and PVC. The tax, which covers tape, binders, gloves, aprons, rainwear and protective suits, entered into force in June 2000 and it will cease on 1 January 2019. ...
16 November 2017
Clicks 312 Tags: Textile
23 October 2017, Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade issued a circular No. 21/2017/TT-BCT to set a new standard on contents of formaldehyde and aromatic amines in textiles and at the same time abolished the circular No. 23/2016/TT-BCT. According to the new regulation of No. 21/2017/TT-BCT: Category of textile Limit of formaldehyde content(mg/kg) 1 Textiles for children under 3 years old 30 2 Textiles in direct contact with the skin 75 3 Textiles not in direct contact ...
10 November 2017
Clicks 334 Tags: RoHS
7 August 2017,Brussels,the European Parliament and the Council amended Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU to exempt cadmium in color converting light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for use in display systems. According to point 39 in Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU, cadmium should be exempted from the prohibition after the publication of the Delegated Directive in the Official Journal of the European Union and be expired on 31 October 2019. Member States shall adopt and publish ...
10 November 2017
Clicks 237 Tags: REACH
9 September 2017, members of the REACH committee approved the amendments to the proposal of CMR at their meeting. ...
7 November 2017
Clicks 401 Tags: RASFF
The European Commission validated 377 RASFF notifications this month, including 341 notifications on food, accounting for 90.45%; 24 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.37%; 12 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.18%, in which 8 products from China are contained, accounting for 66.67%. ...
6 November 2017
Clicks 362 Tags: CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 18 batches of products in October 2017. There are 9 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 50.00%. Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through ...
3 November 2017
Clicks 287 Tags: REACH PFCAs
6 October 2017,German together with ECHA proposed to restrict the manufacturing, use, placing on the market and import of C9-C14 perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs), their salts and related substances.The proposal may help to protect human’s health and environment. ...
2 November 2017
Clicks 282 Tags: toy CPSC
October 27, 2017, CPSC issued a ​final rule referring to Prohibition of Children's Toys and Child Care Articles Containing Specified Phthalates, which will revise the requirements in CPSIA. The Code of Federal Regulations title 16 is also amended by adding part 1307. From April 25, 2018(180 days after the release of the federal Gazette), any toys and children care products shall not be put into the market that contains 8 kinds of phthalate of more than 1000ppm. ...
2 November 2017
Clicks 371 Tags: AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 54 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. ...
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