Industrial Solutions
We are Proud to Announce the Establishment of CIRS Kexin Biotech in Hangzhou
On May 10, 2023, we celebrated the grand opening of CIRS Kexin Biotech.* It has taken more than one year of industrial surveys but we were proud to finally open the new company on May 10, 2023.
Three High-Risk Substances Included in the Stockholm Convention
On May 12, 2023, the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention made a significant decision to eliminate the use of three persistent organic pollutants. These substances include the pesticide Methoxychlor, the industrial chemical Dechlorane Plus, and UV-328, and they have been added to Annex A of the Convention. In the near future, the Parties to the Convention will take action to regulate these three substances, and the European Union will also incorporate them into the EU POPs regulation.
Minnesota will Completely Ban PFAS from 2025
Minnesota has passed a restriction bill for PFAS with a vote of 72 in favor and 57 against in the House of Representatives, and 35 in favor and 32 against in the Senate. On May 19th, the restriction bill was submitted to the governor. If the bill (HF 2310) becomes law, Minnesota will become the first state in the Midwest to mandate disclosure and comprehensive restrictions on products containing intentionally added PFAS substances.
In-depth Analysis of PFAS Regulation in the European Union
Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) refer to substances that contain at least one perfluorinated methyl (CF3-) or methylene (-CF2-) carbon atom (without any H/CI/Br/I). According to existing data, there are over 10,000 substances that meet this definition.
The Exemption related to PFOA under the POPs Regulation is Updated
The European Commission published the amendment to the POPs Regulation in its Official Journal on April 28, 2023 - (EU) 2023/866, primarily updating certain exemptions related to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts, and PFOA-related compounds in points 3, 4, and 5. This amendment shall enter into force on the twentieth day following its publication in the Official Journal, and Member States shall adopt and publish the relevant laws, regulations, or administrative provisions by no later than August 18, 2023.
Why Choose CIRS C&K Testing
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.
Sound Laboratory Construction
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.
International Elite Team
The technical team comprises of over 100 technical staffs, including products regulations experts, risk assessment experts, toxicologists, data analysis and software specialists.
One-stop Compliance Services
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.