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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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    Recall: Negative ions

    2022-01-07
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Dutch market surveillance authorities recalled ten products with “negative ions”. It concerns products with skin contact such as bracelets, necklaces and a sleeping-mask. The products emit ionising radiation.

    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    Since Brexit, the UK CPR has superseded the regulation (EU) No. 305/2011 in England, Scotland and Wales.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.