• The draft of Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation in1989 by CONEG is the origin of the packaging chemical compliance regulations like Directive 94/62/EC, EU Packing Waste Directive. A wide range of stuff in contact with the packing materials and containers, different requirements of downstream users, various regulations and laws of cosmetic, food contact materials, toy and other industries other than packing, all the factors make it hard for packing industry to perform regulatory compliance.

    Challenges of the Supply Chain

    At present, self-declaration, test report and other technical documents collection are the companies’ favorite methods to comply with the environmental regulations. However, supply chain communication barriers make it hard to perform regulatory compliance. The challenges are as bellows:

    1. Compliance of trans-industry regulations

      Packing materials and containers can be in contact with different kinds of stuff, and downstream users usually require for trans-industry regulatory compliance, which is much stricter than compliance of single packing industry.

    2. A long list of tests and onerous costs

      Downstream user’s requirements for hazardous substances in packing materials and containers are extremely tough. The frequently updating regulation makes it worse to conduct tests. As known to all, repetition tests bring unnecessary waste

    3. Communication in supply chain

      Without an efficient tool, it always takes the manufacturers several months to perform compliance and tests because of the complex supply chain. Furthermore, it bothers the brands how to prepare the various documents of Compliance, short for DOC.

    Chemical safety management compliance Solution

    1Goals and Service Value

    Nanjing CIRS is a leading global environmental compliance service provider and offers regulatory compliance solutions for packaging material and container industry targeting at:

    1. Helping suppliers have a better understanding of regulations and buyers’ requirements;
    2. Increasing knowledge of regulation, strengthen the awareness of regulatory compliance of supply chain;
    3. Design reasonable test solution to slash the test costs;
    4. Building raw material database to master the regulatory compliance of raw materials both produced and outsourced
    5. Better communication in the supply chain
    2Overview of Chemical safety management compliance Solution

    The Container and Packaging’s chemical safety management solution of Nanjing CIRS assists manufacturers and brands to comprehensively implement the product compliance, cover the shortage of old methods, aiming at building inner product composition database and constantly and efficiently managing the chemicals in the packaging materials and containers for companies. The implementation of the solution involves the following basic steps:

    1. Impact analysis on regulations and customers’ requirements

      Nanjing CIRS deciphers relevant laws and customers’ requirements for manufactures and brands, and offers guidance on the operation of questionnaires.

    2. Solutions making of toy safety assessment and test

      Making strategies of toy safety assessment and test is the most important part of the whole solution. Nanjing CIRS evaluates materials and substances of high risks, designs cost-effective testing method and makes efforts to eliminate the existing risks.

    3. Building raw material database

      The solution is based on ECBOS, a full substance declaration system, which helps companies manage and record the composition data and structure of products.


    Nanjing CIRS has plenty of experience in global regulation decipherment and product safety management. Our team have maintained close tie with governments of countries in the world especially the governments of Asian-Pacific region and our services covers industries of cosmetic and food container, children’s product, initial packaging material, transport package, etc.. The strengths of our solution are as bellows:

    • Build efficient and constant product composition management system for manufacturers and brands;
    • Avoid losses resulting from product safety;
    • Deciphers chemical regulations of destination country for companies to meet the requirements of downstream users;
    • Improve the compliance sense of suppliers so as to reduce the difficulty of communication.

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