EUROFINS SEPTIEMBRE 2019 / PRODUCTOS DE CONSUMO

Consumer Products | Monthly bulletin | September 2019

Regulatory news   Eurofins updates

Regulatory news

Europe

 

Lack of supply chain communication on SVHCs in articles


On 1st September 2017, the Project LIFE AskREACH - Enabling REACH consumer information rights on chemicals in articles by IT-tools began.

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Better labels for detergents


On 15th July 2019, A.I.S.E. (International Association for Soaps, detergents and Maintenance Products) published its opinion about the European Commission’s review of the Detergents Regulation.

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Regulatory updates


Summary table with recent regulation proposal notified to European Commission (Non-exhaustive).

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Standards updates


Summary table with some recent standards updates and upcoming dates of withdrawal (non-exhaustive).

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Germany

 

Reduction of consumers' exposure to PAHs


On 9th August 2019, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) published an article about its work and recommendations to adapt the maximum levels for the GS certification mark to match the prevailing technical standards.

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UK

 

Less Toxic chemicals at home


On 16th July 2019, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) published its report about toxic chemicals around us at home.

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US

 

New name for the Bureau of electronic and appliance repair, home furnishings, and thermal insulation


In July 2018, the licensing of household movers became part of the California Department of Consumer Affairs as it moved under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of electronic and appliance repair, home furnishings, and thermal insulation (BEARHFTI).

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Standards updates


Summary table with some recent ASTM standards updates.

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Other regulatory issues


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Eurofins updates

Eurofins Consumer Product Testing to Open New Laboratory in South India

 

This new location is expected to be fully operational by the first week of November


With more than 8000 square feet area, this laboratory based in Tirupur (South India) will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology offering the most comprehensive service portfolio to the textile and home textile industry. The laboratory testing scope will cover colorfastness properties, Mechanical, Physico-chemical & RSL test parameters along with special claimed textile testing parameters.