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Centre Testing International Co., Ltd. (CTI) is the pioneer and leader in the TIC Industry which provides one-stop solutions on testing, inspection, certification, calibration, audit, training & technical services.

 

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Our service capabilties cover the upstream and downstream of the supply chain including textile and apparel,toys,electronic appliances,medical health,food...andother industries.

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Comprehensively guarantee quality and safety, promote compliance and innovation, demonstrate brand competitiveness, and achieve higher quality, healthier, safer, and greener sustainable development.

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MANY PRODUCTS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED BECAUSE OF POPs REGULATION

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Since 2016,many products has been notified by RAPEX (the EU Rapid Information System for nonfood products) because of  SCCPs over limit. The product does not comply with the POPs Regulation.

According statistics report of RAPEX in 2015, about 62% of the notified products are origining from China (including Hong Kong). Product type mainly includes Children products and Toys, Electrical and electronic equipment, Clothing and textiles,  etc. The hazardous chemical risk mainly caused by  Phthalates, heavy metals, SCCPs. Compared with the previous two years, the proportion of chemical substances irregularities is obviously increased.  It rises to the first in the cause of irregularities.

 

Some Notified Products

 

Product

Risk

Notifying country 

Measures taken 

Extension lead

Plastic  and rubber contains up to 1.7% and 4.7% by weight SCCPs in two products

Norway 

Withdrawal of the product from the market

 Rain cover for pushchair

 Transparent plastic contains 0,73 % by weight SCCPs

Sweden

Fitness gloves 

Plastic in the velcro strap contains  0.18% by weight SCCPs

Sweden

 Yoga mat

The plastic in the mat contains 6.9% and 3.2% by weight SCCPs in two products

Austria 

Baseball glove

 Contains up to 1.36% by weight SCCPs 

Sweden 

Withdrawal of the product from the market, Destruction of the product

Mobile phone case

 Outer plastic layer contains 0.44 % by weight SCCPs

Sweden 

Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users