On Sep. 15, 2019, the Committee for Product Safety of Germany (AfPS) has determined the revision of the requirements for PAHs in GS certification products. AfPS GS 2019:01 PAK is mandatory from 1st July 2020 onwards. (Issue date of GS-Mark-Certifications), and the documents AfPS GS 2014:01 PAK is getting invalid from 30th June 2020.
New requirements Update as below:
- PAH list changed from 18 items to 15 items, removed Acenaphthylene, Acenaphthene and Fluorene
2. Category Contents changed:
GS mark certificates, issued before 1st July, 2020
Existing GS mark certificates remain valid.
3. Table: Limits for PAHs in the new standard (mg/kg)