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    What are plastics and rubbers?

    2021-03-08
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    Plastics and rubber materials are both made from the same families of polymers. The polymers are mixed with a complex blend of materials known as additives. Rubbers are elastomers, these are polymers with an elastic property. This elasticity differentiates rubbers from plastics

    The Möbius loop

    2021-02-24
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Article 8 of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC defines the marking and identification of packaging materials. The identification of the nature of the packaging material facilitates collection, reuse, recovery and recycling of packaging.

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    REACH Regulation (EC) 1907/2006

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals (REACH) - how does this apply to your non-food consumer product?

    ROUTINE TESTS – EN 50106

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    Routine tests are performed to reveal variations in manufacturing that could result in unsafe products.

    Silica gel in packaging

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    The Hazards of Silica gel

    Avoid permanent hearing loss

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Limits and warnings to protect consumers and children against excessive sound levels.

    GHS Pictograms

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (CLP), in short GHS, contains nine hazard pictograms.

    Mains Plugs in Europe

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Mains plugs commonly used in Europe. National deviations remain applicable.

    EMC - ElectroMagnetic Compability

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Compliance with the EMC Directive is mandatory for all electronic and electrical products

    Dangerous: Products that look like food

    2021-02-05
    productip
    Beginner

    Compliance clip about products that look like food that have been recalled

    EU Timber regulation

    2021-02-05
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Stop Illegal timber