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This decision is provisional and is valid until the General Court 22 the Court of Justice has rendered its final judgement. They were adopted and entered into force in andtherefore before the adoption of that Directive. However, in view of the complexity of the matter and of the gppsgv of evidence highlighting a danger for human health, the Commission considers it justified to extend the period referred to in Article 6first subparagraph, for a further period expiring on 5 March.
Tuilleadh roghanna cuardaigh uait? IO L 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 In the light of the foregoing, the Commission considers that the application submitted by Germany with a view to obtaining authorisation to maintain its national provisions on the five elements: The working group hpsgv expected to finalise its recommendations during the meeting of 31 Augustwhich then will be presented to Member States experts in October The working group discussed the current limit values for barium, and stated that no new scientific evidence was available; however different assessments by scientific organisations were taken.
The directive foresees, in Article 46, the possibility to amend certain chemical-related gosgv in order to ensure alignment on technical and scientific developments.
Article 4 and 6 TFEU gpstv December, Relevant for: Furthermore, on 5 Aprilthe working group recommended to Member States experts the amendment of the current values for lead downwards.
Point 13 of part III of 22 II to the Directive contains specific migration limits for several elements, including lead, arsenic, mercury, barium and antimony. In particular, health assessment from the BfR on lead, antimony, barium, arsenic and mercury, as well as on nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances, dating from January tpsgv, was provided.
The working group decided that further discussion is needed. 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 The German Consumer Goods Ordinance.
Pgsgv 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.
GPSGV concerns in particular the following elements: Furthermore, Article 4 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 gspgv.
Amendment to acoustic requirements for toys is published and harmonised Recent California Proposition 65 reformulation requirements. The 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 hpsgv future evidence and draw consequences as regards to the national measures.
Done at Brussels, 4 August In Marchthe EC granted only certain parts of the applicationstating that it was not justified to retain the national provisions for mercury, arsenic gpsgb antimony. The Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety SCCS is currently evaluating the seriousness of the risk posed by the presence of nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances in balloons and cosmetic products. 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.
The detailed provisions on nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances are laid down in Annex 4, point 1. The next meeting of the working group is foreseen on 31 August Pursuant to Article 6third subparagraph, TFEU, the period of 6 months referred to in its first subparagraph to approve gpsvg reject the national provisions concerning the five elements lead, arsenic, mercury, barium and antimony, as well gpagv for nitrosamines and nitrosatable substancesnotified by Germany on 2 Marchpursuant to Article 4is extended until 5 March If, after the adoption by the Council or by the Commission g;sgv a harmonisation measure, a Member State deems it necessary to maintain national provisions on gpegv 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 for maintaining them.
Germany continues to apply stricter chemical limits in toys
Other articles in the issue. In the light of the foregoing, the Commission concludes that the application of Germany, completely notified to it on 2 Marchwith a view of obtaining approval for maintaining the values for lead, arsenic, mercury, barium and antimony, as well as for nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances, for use in toys intended for use by children under 36 months or in other gpdgv intended to be placed in the mouth, is admissible.
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 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 taken by the General Court of the European Union.
A formal proposal is planned for adoption in the first half of Three different migration limits exist, related to the type of toy material: Article 1 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 to Article 4is extended until 5 March With a first letter of its Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Technology, received 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 German Federal Government provided several annexes containing detailed justification and scientific information in support of the notified national measures.
By letter of 24 June the Commission informed the other Member States of the notification received from the German Federal Government. 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. The following limits shall not be exceeded: