Some scientists estimate that the average person eats 5 grams of microplastics per week - about the weight of a credit card. Massive amounts of microplastics pollute our surface waters. Once in the environment, microplastics accumulate in animals and are then also consumed by humans. The EU has decided on an immediate ban of intentionally added microplastics such as microbeads in cosmetics and loose glitter.Subscribe to our newsletter!
On June 14th, 2023, ECHA added two new substances to the SVHC Candidate List, it contains now 235 substances.
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The business of ProductIP is developing, resulting in the hiring new staff for the team in Hong Kong.
About half of the calls to Poison Centers are problematic because there is a lack of clarity about the identity of the chemical product. The Unique Formal Identifier (UFI) will solve this.
We updated the HS code table in our database and we implemented an automated update process, so from now on the HS code table will be automatically updated.
The European Commission published its annual report on recalled dangerous non-food products. These products are signaled on Safety Gate, previously known as RAPEX.
Alpe d'HuZes is a unique sporting event where as much money as possible is raised for cancer research and for improving the quality of life of people with cancer.
In the Dutch parliament, questions have been raised to the Minister of Health about a newspaper article with the tendentious headline: "Environmentally friendly straws are life-threatening to young children".
You won't make a technical file on an App (yet), but there are other aspects for which an App has added value; staying informed, for example. That is precisely the first layer of information we provide in the new ProductIP App, now available for iOS and Android devices.
It is more than fifteen years since the EU prohibited the sales of cigarette lighters that resemble objects that are attractive to children, these are also known as "novelty lighters”. Nevertheless, recalls of such products remain a daily occurrence.
Skeleton Athlete Kimberley Bos visited the ProductIP HQ in the Netherlands to show her Bronze Medal. She also had a present for team ProductIP, a signed yellow bib.