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News

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Revision to REACH - Update on SVHC - January 2020
7th February, 2020
Our January update report concerning Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulations has been revised.

REACH Update - New substances of very high concern - August 2019
12th August, 2019
Four new SVHC added to the Candidate List

Update to companies exporting furniture to Germany
2nd August, 2019
Limit of 0.1ppm on any formaldehyde-emitting product when it enters Germany

Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Life
17th July, 2019
Statement on the publication of the EAC's 'Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Life'

DecaBDE as a barrier to the Circular Economy
3rd July, 2019
UK produces 1.6m tonnes of bulky waste, 42% is furniture and mattresses

Ergonomic Cafe receive 4 Ergonomics Excellence Awards
17th April, 2019
Award recognises those who design/manufacture ergonomically outstanding products

Proposal to further restrict formaldehyde under REACH
14th February, 2019
Formaldehyde is a high production volume chemical with a wide array of uses

EU Exit Business Readiness Forum 31st January 2019
5th February, 2019
The forum is likely to be hosted on a weekly basis until March 2019

New ‘Guide to European Biocidal Products Regulations’
5th February, 2019
Three groups of biocides widely used across the furniture industry

Standards

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PD CEN/TR 13387‑2: 2018 - All
Child care articles – General safety guidelines. Part 2: Chemical hazards

PD CEN/TR 13387-2:2015 - All
Child use and care articles - General safety guidelines - Part 2: Chemical hazards

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Knowledge Hub

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September 2019 Standards Update Report
Details of new furniture related standards and standards in development

REACH
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals

DecaBDE as a barrier to the Circular Economy
Whether an analysis of the impact of decaBDE being added to the UNEP POP list for the UK furniture industry is viable and what impact might there be on circular economy activities.

Training Events Feed

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An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations
Wednesday 09 Sep, 2020 - 9:30
In this training course, the delegates will benefit from an introduction and understanding of the relevant regulations in the furniture industry.

An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations
Wednesday 06 May, 2020 - 9:30
In this training course, the delegates will benefit from an introduction and understanding of the relevant regulations in the furniture industry.

An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations
Thursday 26 Nov, 2020 - 9:30
In this training course, the delegates will benefit from an introduction and understanding of the relevant regulations in the furniture industry.

Archived Entries
Archived Entries

News

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Proposal to further restrict formaldehyde under REACH
12th February, 2019 - Archived 12th February, 2020
Research conducted on behalf of the European Commission

REACH Update - New Additions to Substances of Very High Concern
2nd February, 2019 - Archived 2nd February, 2020
Five new SVHC added to the Candidate List

Proposal to implement a new substance registration process under REACH
8th February, 2019 - Archived 8th August, 2019
A second proposal is evaluating whether the requirements for chemical dossier updates needs strengthening.

REACH Update Report - New Additions to Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) August 2018
5th September, 2018 - Archived 5th September, 2019
Eight new SVHC added to the Candidate List

ECHA announces public consultation of formaldehyde restriction in articles
27th March, 2019 - Archived 27th September, 2019
Formaldehyde is used extensively in furniture articles

BIFMA Standard Chemical Subcommittee report
19th December, 2018 - Archived 19th June, 2019
Committee meeting report available to members of the Research Association

Guidance available on restrictions of CMR’s in textile and clothing
23rd January, 2019 - Archived 31st January, 2020
33 substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic

REACH EU exit guidance
18th December, 2018 - Archived 18th June, 2019
Seven different scenarios are covered.

EU Exit Business Readiness Forum meeting on 14th March
22nd March, 2019 - Archived 22nd September, 2019
Covering regulations and standards – REACH, goods, product safety

Government White Paper on Immigration
3rd January, 2019 - Archived 30th September, 2019
Single immigration system, ending free movement

Revised safety guidelines for children's products published
18th July, 2018 - Archived 18th July, 2019
The third part of CEN Technical Report 13387 (PD CEN/TR 13387-3:2018) has been published.

Furniture Industry Research Association publish Brexit guidance
28th June, 2019 - Archived 31st January, 2020
‘Brexit – the importance of planning ahead’

Highlights of our recent work
3rd April, 2019 - Archived 30th November, 2019
Breadth of work covers everything from biocides to kitchen design

EU Exit Business Readiness Forum meeting on 28th February - Public Procurement and Changes to EU funding
11th March, 2019 - Archived 11th September, 2019
Summary notes from meeting and Government information

EU Exit Business Readiness Forum meeting on 21st February covering Workforce & People and Intellectual Property
1st March, 2019 - Archived 1st September, 2019
Summary notes from meeting and Government information leaflets on EU exit business readiness

EU Exit Business Readiness Forum meeting on 11th April
17th April, 2019 - Archived 17th October, 2019
The forum aims to share the information businesses need to prepare for EU Exit

Summary of EU Exit Business Readiness Forum meeting on 16th May
22nd May, 2019 - Archived 22nd August, 2019
Information businesses need to prepare for EU Exit

Archived Entries

Knowledge Hub

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REACH Guide - Archived 10th January, 2020

September 2018 Standards Update Report - Archived 5th March, 2019