Turkey – Risk-based Import Control System (GTIB-IRIS) Consumer Product Audits

Vol. 917 | June 24, 2016

On April 30, 2016, Turkey’s Ministry of Customs and Trade announced that the Turkish Ministry of Economy published an announcement concerning the auditing of imported consumer products, with issue No 29699. The effective date of this announcement was May 2, 2016.

The purpose of this announcement is to set forth the procedures and principles with regard to the auditing of compliance with the regulations (human health, security of life and property, protection of environment and consumers) for the below products according to below regulations/notifications.

  • Announcement for the market surveillance and control of the hazardous chemical substance content of the consumer products (issued on 14.01.2015, with official gazette #29236)
  • Announcement on determination of safety risk of consumer products (issued on 20.04.2012 with official gazette #28270 with amendment on 03.05.2016, #29701)
  • Announcement on control of some consumer products for conformity (issued on 03.05.2016, with official gazette #29701)
ProductsTest Parameters

School materials such as paints, erasers, bags, sharpeners, crayons, pens
- designed or intended for children under 14 years of age
- except art and professional supplies

Azo
Phthalate
EN 71-3

Sanitary products such as hygienic pads, nursing pads, diapers, adult diapers, tampons

Azo
Dioctyltin (DOT)

School and office materials such as plastic folders, mouse pads

Cadmium

Gloves for household cleaning

Dioctyltin (DOT)
Cadmium

Cufflinks, imitation jewellery

Cadmium
Nickel

Wrist watches

Azo
Cadmium
Nickel

Mobile phone cases

Azo
Cadmium

Baby feeding bottles, drinking cups, soothers

EN 14350-1&2
EN 1400

 

For additional information please contact:

Füsun Özkan
fusun.karaoglu@intertek.com
+902124964672

 

Related topics: 2016 | 2016 | Apparel and Accessories | Apparel and Accessories | Toys and Childrens Products | Toys and Childrens Products