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European Commission continues to clamp down on non-compliance

REACH legislation restricting the use of hazardous substances should be common knowledge within the jewellery industry, at least for those wishing to trade within the EU. However, yet again RAPEX - the European Commission's rapid alert system for dangerous products - has highlighted offenders, in their final report for 2017, still manufacturing jewellery containing concerning levels of lead and cadmium. Although it is encouraging to see that the EC continues to be dilig…

By admin | Jan 2nd, 2018
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** Chromium VI in Leather Products - Changing Legislation now in place!**

As of May 1st 2015, Chromium is now regulated throughout the EU by the REACH Regulations and all sectors of the supply chain should be aware of the new legislation. The amendment of REACH Annex XVII of (EC) No 1907/2006 regarding Chromium VI compounds in leather articles and articles containing leather parts now restricts Chromium VI content to a very low 3 mg/kg (0.0003%). This is in line with legislation already in place in European nations such as Germany.

By admin | May 1st, 2015
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IS YOUR PACKAGING EU COMPLIANT?

The RAPEX alert system, an EU wide bulletin that advises of items withdrawn from the EU market due to consumer product safety issues frequently reports issues with packaging. The EU Packaging Directive 94/62/EC regulates all packaging placed on the EU market and all packaging waste.  The directive is concerned with the environmental impact of packaging after use. The legislation covers all packaging for all items and lays down essential requirements including those related to marking …

By admin | Nov 14th, 2014
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NEW UPDATED EDITABLE TEST APPLICATION FORMS NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE ANALYTICAL LABORATORY

     New, updated test application forms that can completed digitally are now available from the Analytical Laboratory. Simply download the relevant form from http://www.theassayoffice.co.uk/downloads_area_lab.html  or click on the relevant image below, type in and tick the relevant boxes and then print off and submit the completed form with your item. NICKEL, LEAD & CADMIUM TEST APPLICATION FORM Click on the image above and fill in the Nickel, Lead & Cadmium test applicat…

By admin | Aug 7th, 2014
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