An overview of notifications by product category and type of risk. This safety alert covers notifications between the 30th of August 2014 and the 12th of September 2014. It should be noted that some products presenting more than one risk. Download the flyer here.
The Committee on Product Safety (AfPs) adopted a new polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) document on 4th of August 2014, which is taken into account within the GS mark certification. The PAHs requirements are largely revised.New requirements will apply from 1st of July 2015 and replace the previously valid PAHs-document (ZEK 01.4-08).Link to the new PAHs document: Main Amendments New
This video (in Chinese) shows asbestos being mined in China in 2014.
China is now the world’s largest economy, overtaking the US
NIKE released an updated RSL (Restricted Substance List) on the 10th October. CTI is officially listed as NIKE’s approved testing facility. CTI is qualified to provide RSL testing for NIKE and its suppliers. CTI’s labs will provide NIKE and its affiliated brands of footwear, apparel, and accessories with RSL testing. CTI will comply with NIKE’s
On 28 September 2014 CTI (Centre Testing International) an internationally accredited asbestos ship survey company, held a seminar at DNV’s Shanghai’s headquarters for 20 senior new build field surveyors, DNV flew their surveyors to the seminar from all areas of China, so they could attend this important seminar. John Chillingworth, CTI Marines Senior Vice President,
Strange question you may think. “Of course not” most of you would say, however, the chances are that you will have been exposed to Legionella bacterium at some time without knowing it and many of you will also have been infected, as the symptoms of some strains of the virus are very similar to influenza
Recently the media has exposed food adulteration on a global scale, in fact, in the pursuit of profits in the food supply chain, fraudulent labelling and adulteration are common. Coupled with this consumers lack trust in the government regulatory authorities. CTI in collaboration with Food Forensics offer new food testing solutions for our customers, by
EN 60204-1:2018 was published in September and will replace EN 60204:2006 on the 14th March 2019 if not before. Any conflicting standards must be withdrawn by 14th September 2021. The changes between the two standards are not in our opinion major however a thorough review of all products currently complying with EN 60204-1:2006 is necessary.