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.
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.
The EU’s Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) 94/62/EC aims to reduce the impact of packaging (waste) to the environment. The first priority is to reduce packaging amounts. Packaging shall be limited to the minimum volume and weight while still maintaining an adequate level of safety, hygiene and practicality
Children’s clothes are withdrawn from the market for the same reason: “The product poses a risk of strangulation and injuries due to the presence of cords in the neck and waist areas.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 and Lasers
The list of requirements in ProductIP is detailed and diverse. Requirement categories divide the list into logical parts.
“WARNING. Keep this plastic bag or film away from children to avoid suffocation”.
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals (REACH) - how does this apply to your non-food consumer product?
What is the trace from your article number to your compliance evidence?
Routine tests are performed to reveal variations in manufacturing that could result in unsafe products.
The Hazards of Silica gel
Limits and warnings to protect consumers and children against excessive sound levels.
The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (CLP), in short GHS, contains nine hazard pictograms.