Radioactive children’s amulets discovered in the Netherlands

In December, the Dutch authorities issued a warning via the EU’s Safety Gate about a number of amulets and necklaces that emit radioactive radiation. The authorities ordered the relevant products to be withdrawn from the market by the responsible parties.
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Amendments to the harmonised standards for toys

On 15 May 2022, 4 harmonised toy standards from the EN 71 series will be superseded by more current editions. Manufacturers, importers and fulfilment service providers should ensure that their documentation is always in conformity with current standards.
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Ban on PFAS in REACh moves closer

The Socio-Economic Analysis Committee (SEAC) was the last scientific body to approve the German proposal to ban PFAS. trade-e-bility informs you about relevant statutory amendments and supports you in implementing new requirements or SCIP registrations.
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trade-e-bility wishes you a Merry Christmas and a happy 2022

The Christian children and youth organisation Die Arche (The Ark), would like to organise a summer camp for disadvantaged children from Hamburg-Harburg district next year. The e-systems group (take-e-way, get-e-right, trade-e-bility) has decided to financially support the summer camp organised by the Ark.
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REACH substance bans under Annex XVII extended in November

The list in Annex XVII governs the maximum levels of the listed pollutants in materials used e.g. in consumer products.
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Webinar: Labelling regulations for non-food products in the EU

The free live webinar deals e.g. with the labelling of packaging material (focusing on France, Italy, Green Dot and other labels), energy labels, WEEE, batteries, product safety, toys, CLP, labels derived from standards. In order to be able to present the topics to our domestic and international customers, the webinar will be held in English. Accordingly, please feel free to recommend it to your foreign partners as well. The webinar is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 15 December 2021, starting at 10:00h (CET).
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RoHS: Some exemptions for lead expired on 21 July 2021

If you use aluminium, galvanized steel and lead-alloyed copper or lead in ceramic components of capacitors, we strongly recommend that you review your documentation, as your product may no longer be marketable.
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POP Regulation: Proposal to reduce pollutant limit values

The objective is to update the concentration limits set out in Annexes IV and V of the POPs Regulation for certain substances or substance groups. These limits determine how waste containing POPs should be treated and in particular whether it can be recycled or whether it should be destroyed or irreversibly transformed.
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Compliant labelling serves to inhibit product piracy

Legally compliant product labelling is not only a hallmark of original merchandise. Various consumer contact points generally advise against the purchase of products lacking compliant labelling.
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Webinar: Labelling regulations for non-food products in the EU

The free live webinar deals e.g. with the labelling of packaging material (focusing on France, Italy, Green Dot and other labels), energy labels, WEEE, batteries, product safety, toys, CLP, labels derived from standards. In order to be able to present the topics to our domestic and international customers, the webinar will be held in English. Accordingly, please feel free to recommend it to your foreign partners as well. The webinar is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 30 November 2021, starting at 09:00h (CET).
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