There will soon be a new regulation on the safety of toys. On July 28, the European Commission published their proposal. The Commission has decided that it is high time to drastically reduce the numbers of unsafe toys. The regulation brings more bans and restrictions for chemical substances. And the new digital product passport on toys will provide transparency and detailed information to everyone selling and buying toys. Read here for more details.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.
New EU regulation sends shockwave through fulfillment, retail and trade. Imagine, what will happen when retail, e-tail, fulfillment service providers and non-EU distance sellers will get the same responsibilities as importers and brand-owners/manufacturers have today!
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What is hot news in the world of non-food consumer product recalls. This week we focus on the risks related to jewellery. Not everything that is shiny is good for you.
Today, the European Commission and national consumer protection authorities are publishing the results of an EU-wide screening of 560 e-commerce sites. Around 60% of 560 websites showed irregularities regarding the respect of EU consumer rules, predominately in relation to how prices and special offers are presented.
#Brexit will change roles in the supply chain for retail and trade and as a result, other entities become responsible for demonstrating product compliance of non-food consumer goods.
The REACH Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now contains 197 substances.
EU Safety Gate (Rapex) provides a weekly overview of non-food consumer product recalls. This week it had several recalls of products only sold via an online platform such as Amazon. A new trend? Market surveillance authorities and platform owners are clearly stepping up their efforts.
The objective of the energy consumption legislation is to reflect the performance “during use”. The efficiency of vacuum cleaners is measured with an empty receptacle. Dyson successfully argued that an empty dust bag is not representative for performance during use.
Breaking news: Luminaires excluded from the EPREL database