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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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    The UK CPR versus The EU CPR

    2021-12-10
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Since Brexit, the UK CPR has superseded the regulation (EU) No. 305/2011 in England, Scotland and Wales. The European CPR will remain to apply in Northern Ireland. The EU CPR is subject to CE-marking and the UK CPR is subject to UKCA marking.

    Brexit vs Cosmetics

    2021-11-25
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    The UK Cosmetics Regulation is applicable to cosmetics products sold in England, Scotland and Wales. Cosmetics products placed on the market in Northern Ireland are still covered by the EU Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009.

    Testxchange

    2021-10-27
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    testxchange is the leading platform for the "Testing, Inspection & Certification" industry that brings service providers and clients together.

    Select Courier

    2021-10-19
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Select Courier, your all-in shipping platform for safe and easy worldwide logistics.

    What is UKCA marking?

    2021-10-13
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    UKCA marking is a similar provision as the CE marking, however applicable for UK laws and the UK market.