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    Since Brexit, the UK CPR has superseded the regulation (EU) No. 305/2011 in England, Scotland and Wales.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

    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.

    BREXIT - UK REACH is no EU REACH

    2021-10-08
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    BREXIT affects the business for consumer products on the UK market dramatically. The legal obligations that apply to consumer products under EU REACH are extensive. The same goes for UK REACH applicable on the UK market.