Home / News / Corporate Information / Amazon certified REACH test report handling agency

Amazon certified REACH test report handling agency

Amazon REACH testing and certification is an environmental protection requirement for products entering European stations. TCT third-party testing agencies can handle Amazon REACH testing reports on their behalf. This is a regulatory proposal involving the safety of chemical production, trade, and use. The regulations are designed to protect human health. And environmental safety, maintain and improve the competitiveness of the EU chemical industry, and the innovative ability to develop non-toxic and harmless compounds, prevent market fragmentation, increase transparency in the use of chemicals, promote non-animal experiments, and pursue sustainable social development. REACH is the abbreviation of REGULATION concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REGULATION concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), established by the European Union and implemented on June 1, 2007 Regulatory system.

Amazon certification REACH test report processing process:

Provide 2 sets of samples;

Fill in the corresponding application form;

The laboratory issues a quotation;

Payment

Issue a test report and close the case.

The main content of EU certification REACH regulations:

  1. Registration (Registration) All chemical substances with an annual output or import volume of more than 1 ton need to be registered, and a chemical safety report should also be submitted for chemical substances with an annual output or import volume of more than 10 tons.
  2. Evaluation (Evaluation) includes file evaluation and material evaluation. File evaluation is to check the completeness and consistency of the registration files submitted by the company. Substance assessment is to confirm the risk of chemical substances harming human health and the environment.
  3. Authorisation (Authorisation) authorizes the production and import of chemical substances that have certain hazardous properties and attract people’s attention, including CMR, PBT, vPvB, etc.
  4. Restriction If it is deemed that the manufacture, placing on the market or use of a certain substance, preparation or article causes the risk to human health and the environment to be insufficiently controlled, its production or import in the EU will be restricted.

Responsibilities and obligations of articles in EU REACH regulations:

  1. If the product contains intentionally released substances, and the annual export volume of the substance is greater than 1 ton, registration is required.
  2. If the product does not contain intentionally released substances:

1) If the product contains a substance of very high concern (ie SVHC) and the content is less than 0.1%, there is no need to notify and actively carry out information transmission, but if the importer or consumer requests it, they are obliged to provide relevant information;

2) If the product contains SVHC and the content is greater than 0.1%, and the annual export volume is less than 1 ton, it must be notified to downstream importers and related information transmission, and relevant certification documents must be issued at the same time;

3) If the product contains SVHC and the content is greater than 0.1%, and the annual export volume is greater than 1 ton, it must be notified to ECHA;

4) At the request of consumers, all suppliers of articles should provide consumers with sufficient information available to consumers within 45 days of receipt of the request, so that the articles can be used safely. This information includes at least the name of the substance.

Amazon requires that when selling products on the Amazon platform, the products must ensure compliance with the European Union’s 1907/2006 (EC) decree, which has corresponding restrictions on heavy metals in products containing metal components. The specific restrictions are as follows: cadmium: equal to or greater than 0.01% (calculated based on product weight), nickel: nickel release rate per square centimeter per week does not exceed 0.2 micrograms (total migration), lead: weight equal to or greater than 0.05%.

Previous:
Next: