Monthly Archives: March 2018

China Publishes RoHS 2 Product Catalog and List of Exemptions

The Chinese Ministry for Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has published a RoHS product catalog (only in Chinese) of electric and electronic products that must meet the requirements of the RoHS regulation and a list of approved exemptions (only in … Continue reading

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KFT Receives DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 Certification

As of March, KFT Chemieservice has been certified according to the DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard by the independent certification body “TÜV Hessen”. “Quality is an outstanding characteristic of our corporate culture. That’s why it was important to … Continue reading

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UEAPME Calls for Clarification of Planned Modifications of REACH Fees

The European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME), which represents the interests of small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) throughout Europe, has called upon the EU to formulate more clearly its planned changes to the current fee structure. UEAPME … Continue reading

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Eurasian Economic Union Aligns It Regulations with the EU’s RoHS II Rules

In the future, the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), consisting of a common market and customs union of Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Russia, and Belarus, wants to keep hazardous substances out of electric and electronic devices. As part of that goal, the … Continue reading

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EU Allows Inspections of the Classification and Labeling of Mixtures

At the beginning of the year, the ECHA began another enforcement project (REACH-EN-FORCE-6, REF-6). With this project, the agency wants to see if the classification and labeling of mixtures corresponds to the data in the related safety data sheets. A … Continue reading

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Over Two-Thirds of REACH Dossiers Not Compliant

About 70% of the REACH dossiers that have been examined show gaps in the data, some of them significant. The warning comes from the authors of the Progress Report 2017: Evaluation Under REACH. The evaluation includes summarized data from the … Continue reading

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ASEAN Cosmetics Committee Bans Four Fragrances

The ASEAN Cosmetics Committee (ACC) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has prohibited the use of four fragrances in cosmetics. The prohibition applies to new cosmetics products as of August 23, 2019 and to those already on the … Continue reading

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