12 April 2018
Clicks 338 Tags: Lead Toys
21 March, 2018, Brazil government passed a law to restrict the lead on in products and materials used in buildings visited by children. The content of lead (by weight) in the manufacturing, sale or import of the following products shall not over 0.06 %: Paints, varnishes and similar surface coating materials are exempted for the following purposes.Products with excess lead content will be destroyed and disposed of in an environmentally friendly way. ...
11 April 2018
Clicks 353 Tags: FCMs
5 April, 2018, Turkey publishes a new rule on food contact materials in the Official Gazette, replacing the previous one dated from 2011, which will be aligned with EU regulations. The EU Food contact material Regulation came into effect in 2004, requiring the release of chemical components from these materials not to exceed at harmful level or change composition, odor or taste in an unacceptable way. The new rules will be implemented by the end of 2018 ...
10 April 2018
Clicks 1057 Tags: Exhibition
On May 25 to 28, 2018, the 36th China Sport Show will be held in Shanghai National Exhibition Center. China Sport Show is the only national, international and professional sporting goods fair in china. It is the largest and most authoritative sporting goods event in Asia-Pacific Region. ...
9 April 2018
Clicks 346 Tags: AQSIQ
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China (AQSIQ) validated notifications on 19 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. ...
8 April 2018
Clicks 640 Tags: REACH Annex XVII
28 March, 2018, The European Commission has notified the WTO of a draft Regulation, amending entry 51 to REACH Annex XVII to restrict the use of four phthalates in toys. The draft prohibits the use as substances or in mixtures in a concentration equal to or greater than 0.1 % by weight of the plasticized material in toys and childcare articles of diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) and the placing on the market in articles of any of the listed four phthalates ...
4 April 2018
Clicks 332 Tags: REACH
3 April, 2018, the Official Journal of the European Union issued a directive 2018/C 117/03, approving the authorization application of sodium dichromate in the REACH Annex XIV.Use of sodium dichromate as corrosion inhibitor in ammonia absorption deep cooling systems as applied in the industrial production of freeze-dried products such as coffee, herbs, spices and comparable products. ...
3 April 2018
Clicks 289 Tags: baby bouncing chair
The new Federal Safety Standard for baby bouncing chairs (16 CFR 1229), takes effect on March 19, 2018. 7 September, 2017, Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), approved a new federal mandatory standard according to ASTM F2167-17 to improve the safety of baby bouncing chair and prevent the baby death and injury. This durable baby product is suitable for babies who are 6 months old and cannot sit alone. ...
29 March 2018
Clicks 390 Tags: Toy EN 71
January 2018, the European Commission for Standardization (EU) released new toy safety part 8 of EN 71-8:2018 - Safety requirements for household activity toys, replacing the old version of en71-8:2011. The EU standard is equivalent to national standards of EU member states and will be issued by official notification or approval by July 2018 at the latest. National standards that conflict with this standard will be abolished after July 2018.Compared to the previous version, the new version mainly updates the following. ...
23 March 2018
Clicks 418 Tags: AAFA
22 February 2018, the American Apparel & Footwear Association(AAFA) released the 19th edition of the Restricted Substance List (RSL), the industry’s chemical management resource listing banned or restricted chemicals and substances for finished apparel, footwear, and home textile products around the world.The 19th edition of the RSL covers 12 categories with more than 250 chemicals and is updated to reflect additions or changes to regulations and laws that restrict or ban certain chemicals in finished apparel, footwear, and home textile products. ...
19 March 2018
Clicks 460 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. ...
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