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    Child-resistant fastenings

    2022-09-29
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Hundreds of incidents occur yearly where children are harmed after contact with dangerous chemicals. According to national poison centres these accidents happen frequently with household chemical products that require child-resistant fastenings.

    Ban on PFAS and PFCA in Consumer Products

    2022-06-30
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    Chances are that your product contains PFAS and PFCA! Restrictions are already in place. Some additional restrictions will come into effect early next year. PFAS are used in a wide variety of consumer products because of their unique chemical and physical properties.

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    Dangerous drawstrings and cords

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Children’s clothes are withdrawn from the market for the same reason: “The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of cords in the neck and waist areas. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.”

    LEDS, Toys, EN 62115

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Expert

    LEDS and Lasers

    Plastic bags can be dangerous

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    “WARNING. Keep this plastic bag or film away from children to avoid suffocation”.

    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.