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CIRS C&K Testing Officially Opens its New Toxicology Laboratory
Hangzhou CIRS C&K Testing Technology Co., Ltd. officially inaugurated its new toxicology laboratory in August. Located in the Tianhe High-tech Industrial Park in the Binjiang District of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, this lab is to provide toxicological tests and research services to industries such as cosmetics, medical devices, health products, specialty foods, and pharmaceuticals.
EU Approves RoHS exemptions for Cadmium and Lead in PVC Applications
On January 10, 2024, the EU Commission approved the exemption for cadmium and lead in plastic profiles in electrical and electronic windows and doors containing recovered rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in its Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2024/232 and a new entry 46 is added to Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS).
China Released the Inventory of Existing Toothpaste Ingredients in China
On January 12, 2024, China released the Inventory of Existing Toothpaste Ingredients in China (Industry Association Version). The list, which comprises 1026 ingredients, was compiled by the China Oral Care Industry Association based on the toothpaste ingredients recorded by the Association and with reference to the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China (2021 Edition).
China to Simplify Import and Export Control for Certain Products Containing Low Concentration of Triethanolamine
On January 25, 2024, China‘s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Commerce, and the General Administration of Customs jointly issued a notice on simplifying the import and export control over mixtures containing low concentrations of triethanolamine, which will take effect on February 1, 2024. According to the notice, products with low concentrations of triethanolamine, including non-medical disinfectants, synthetic detergents, cosmetics, and inks, are no longer subject to the import & export control for triethanolamine (HS code: 2922150000), and triethanolamine mixtures (HS code: 3824999950) listed in the Catalogue of license for dual-use items and technologies.
ECHA Proposes to Restrict Three Benzotriazoles under REACH
On 18 January 2024, ECHA published a screening report to assess whether the use of these four benzotriazoles in articles, including UV-328, UV 327, UV-350, and UV-320, should be restricted in accordance with REACH Article 69(2). Based on the available evidence, ECHA is considering restricting or prohibiting the use (or presence) of three out of the four substances, including UV-320, UV-350, and UV-327 in articles and preparing an Annex XV dossier for restriction. In terms of UV-328, ECHA is of the view that at present there is no need to prepare an Annex XV dossier for restriction as the substance is expected to be addressed by the EU POPs regulation.
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Globalized Service Resources
With its Headquarter in Hangzhou, China and subsidiaries in Ireland, South Korea, USA, Britain, Beijing and Nanjing, CIRS C&K Testing is able to provide globalized services to clients.
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CIRS C&K Testing owns several professional laboratories, including Chemical Analysis Laboratory, Microbiology Laboratory, Efficacy Evaluation Laboratory, Toxicology Laboratory, etc.
Rich Industrial Experience
Deeply rooted in the industry for more than 16 years, CIRS C&K Testing provided its technical services to over 15,000 enterprises, including 60+ Top 500 enterprises.
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The technical team comprises of over 100 technical staffs, including products regulations experts, risk assessment experts, toxicologists, data analysis and software specialists.
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CIRS C&K Testing is able to provide one-stop compliance services across products fully life cycle, including compliance consulting, testing, product R&D, data services, etc., for multiple industries, such as cosmetics, consumer goods, medical devices, disinfectant products, chemicals, food, automotives.