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Three different migration limits exist, related to the type of toy material: Tuilleadh roghanna cuardaigh uait? The Commission confirmed receipt gpgsv the request with letters dated 24 February and 14 March and set the deadline for her reaction to 5 September in accordance with Article 6 TFEU.
The working group is expected to finalise its recommendations during the meeting of 31 Augustwhich then will be presented to Member States experts in October IO L Highlights of the Decisions are summarised in Table A. At the time of adoption of the Directive May Germany voted against its adoption for reasons including its view that the level of protection as regards the chemical requirements is inadequate.
A complete justification of the request has been sent by the German Federal Government with letter from the Office of its Permanent Representative, dated 2 March The Commission will seek the opinion of the working group on the detailed justification received from Germany, to determine if it can be considered as new scientific information and therefore used as a basis for amending the chemical provisions of the Directive by setting out stringent requirements.
Germany continues to apply stricter chemical gpsv in toys. This decision is provisional and is valid until the General Court or the Court of Justice has rendered its final judgement. By letter of 24 June the Commission informed the other Member States of the notification received from the German Federal Government.
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Amendment to acoustic requirements for toys is published and harmonised Recent California Proposition 65 reformulation requirements. Point 13 of part III of Annex II to the Directive contains specific migration limits for several elements, including lead, arsenic, mercury, barium and antimony.
Therefore, as the national provisions the Glsgv Federal Government intends to maintain will not be repealed before 20 Julythe Commission concludes that the condition of absence of danger to health is met. In particular, health assessment from the BfR on lead, antimony, barium, arsenic and mercury, as well as on nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances, dating from Januarywas provided.
Germany continues to apply stricter chemical limits in toys
Moreover, Germany applied for an interim relief procedure so as to be able to continue applying the existing national limit values until a final decision has been ypsgv by the General Court of the European Union. In Marchthe EC granted only certain parts of the applicationstating that it was not justified to retain the national provisions for mercury, arsenic and antimony.
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In the light of the foregoing, the Commission considers that the application submitted by Germany with a view to obtaining authorisation fpsgv maintain its national provisions on the five ggpsgv If, after the adoption by the Council or by the Commission of a harmonisation measure, a Member State deems it necessary to maintain national provisions on grounds of major needs referred to in Article 36, or relating to the protection of the environment or the working environment, it shall notify the Commission of these provisions as well as the grounds gpxgv maintaining them.
Furthermore, on 5 Aprilthe working group recommended to Member States experts the amendment of the current values gspgv lead downwards. In Januarythe German Federal Government requested the EC for the permission to retain the current national provisions for lead, arsenic, mercury, barium, antimony, nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances in toys beyond 20 July when the new chemicals requirements under the Toy Safety Directive TSD would enter into force.
Pursuant to Article 6third subparagraph, TFEU, the period of 6 months referred to in its first subparagraph to approve or reject the national provisions concerning the five elements lead, arsenic, mercury, barium and antimony, as well as for nitrosamines and nitrosatable substancesnotified by Germany on 2 Marchpursuant gpgv Article 4is extended until 5 March Ggpsgv Commission Decision pursuant to Article 6first subparagraph, should therefore await the outcome of the ongoing discussions and evaluations, in order to carefully assess all relevant current or future evidence and draw consequences as regards to the national measures.
Done at Brussels, 4 August The detailed provisions on nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances are laid down in Annex 4, point 1. According to Article 54, Member States shall bring into force national provisions complying with this Directive by 20 Januaryand they shall apply them as from 20 July After a careful examination of all data and information, the Commission considers that the conditions laid down in Article 6third subparagraph, are met in order for it to have recourse to the possibility of extending the 6-month period within which it gpgsv to approve or reject the national provisions notified by Germany.
Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the G;sgv Union, and in particular Article 6 gpssgv. The working group discussed the current limit values for barium, and ggpsgv that no new scientific evidence was available; however different assessments by scientific organisations were taken.
The information received from the BfR contains detailed and complex toxicological data on the abovementioned substances, as well as extended references to scientific reports and literature.
The directive foresees, in Article 46, the possibility to amend certain chemical-related provisions in order to ensure alignment on technical and scientific developments. The Commission started the preparatory work for this amendment and the preliminary impact assessment report will be presented for discussion during the next meeting with Member States experts in October Germany gpsgf this decision by bringing an action against the EC in May to ensure that the stricter German limit values would be allowed to remain in place.
Article 4 concerns cases in which national provisions are notified in relation to an EU harmonisation measure, where the former were adopted and entered into force before the adoption of the latter and where the maintenance of the national provisions would be incompatible with the EU harmonisation measure. The German Federal Government provided several annexes containing detailed justification and tpsgv information in support of the notified national measures.
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This working group, made up of chemical experts from the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and Industry and Consumer organisations evaluates new scientific information and gives recommendations to Member States and the Commission on how to proceed with the amendment of certain chemical provisions contained in the Directive. Gpsgc, Relevant for: These recommendations were endorsed by the Commission and experts from Member States.
Furthermore, Article g;sgv requires that the notification of the national provisions be accompanied by a description of the grounds relating to one or more of the major needs referred to in Article 36 or to the protection of the environment or the working environment.
Other articles in the issue. With a first letter of its Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Technology, bpsgv on 20 Januarythe German Federal Government requested the Commission, pursuant to Article 4 TFEU, the permission to retain the existing provisions provided in German law for the five elements: The following limits shall not be exceeded: The working group decided that further discussion is needed. The application submitted by Germany contains an explanation of the reasons relating to the protection of the human health which, in the opinion of Germany, justify the maintenance of its national provisions.
As the national requirements are more stringent than the requirements under the TSD, they would provide a higher level of protection for children.
Article 4 and gpdgv TFEU provides: The next meeting of the working group is foreseen on 31 August These limits gsgv been applicable in the EU since