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EU considers further restrictions on chromium VI in toys


EU considers further restrictions on chromium VI in toys

The European Commission (EC) and the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) have launched a public consultation on the preliminary opinion on chromium VI in toys. The aim of the opinion is to consider whether a […]

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Danish Regulations on Phthalates Contrary to EU Rules

The European Commission has disallowed national regulations restricting four phthalates (DEHP, DBP, DIBP, BBP), which were on track to take effect in Denmark in December 2015. The EU Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is currently in the process of assessing […]

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EC updates list of ‘harmonized’ toy safety standards

The European Commission (EC) has updated its list of harmonized standards under The New Toy Safety Directive, 2009/48/EC . The updated list includes: EN 71-7:2014, Safety of toys — Part 7: Finger paints — Requirements […]

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EC restricts Chromium VI in leather articles

The European Commission (EC) has issued a new Regulation to establish restrictions on Chromium VI in leather articles. Regulation (EU) No 301/2014 amends Annex XVII of REACH to establish new restrictions, as follows: leather articles […]

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EU establishes new safety requirements for consumer laser products

The European Commission (EC) has enacted a new Decision establishing safety requirements to be met by European standards for consumer laser products, pursuant to the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD). The Decision applies to “consumer […]

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EC proposes restrictions on TCEP, TCPP & TDCP in toys

The European Commission (EC) has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of a draft Commission Directive to amend the Safety of Toys Directive, 2009/48/EC. The draft Directive would introduce specific limit values for tris(2-chloroethyl)phosphate (TCEP), […]

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