Topic Archives: Consumer Products

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Jan 5, 2018, 10:21 AM
In December 2017, a new Prop 65 settlement agreement was reached concerning the use of BPA in thermal paper.Read more...
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Jan 5, 2018, 10:17 AM
Several Prop 65 settlement agreements involving phthalates have been reached covering a wide variety of products. The agreements require reformulation or the use of a Prop 65 warning as an alternative.Read more...
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Jan 5, 2018, 10:10 AM
In recent months, several Prop 65 settlement agreements have been reached involving the use of lead in certain consumer products. The settlements require reformulation or, in some instances, the application of a Prop 65 warning. Read more...
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Jan 5, 2018, 9:59 AM
Several Prop 65 settlements reached on the use of DEHP in a wide variety of products. The settlement agreements involve the reformulation of DEHP to less than or equal to 0.1%, with some settlements allowing the use of a Prop 65 warning.Read more...
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Jan 4, 2018, 10:59 AM
With the requirements of GB 50016-2014 - Code for Fire Protection Design of Buildings now effecting social compliance audits, SGS reviews the requirements brought in by the code.Read more...
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Dec 8, 2017, 10:55 AM
California has added PFOA and PFOS to its Prop 65 list of chemicals. Businesses operating in California have until November 20, 2018, to comply with Prop 65 warning requirements. Read more...
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Dec 7, 2017, 10:06 AM
ASTM International has published ASTM F2417-17, the latest version of its fire safety standard for candles.Read more...
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Dec 7, 2017, 9:57 AM
Australia has published a new mandatory standard for sunglasses and fashion spectacles. Manufacturers have until July 1, 2019, to make sure their products comply with the new standard. Read more...
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Nov 24, 2017, 9:27 AM
San Francisco is set to become the first city in the US to restrict flame retardants in upholstered furniture, reupholstered furniture and juvenile products. The restrictions will be enforced in two phases, starting January 1, 2019.Read more...
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Oct 25, 2017, 4:14 PM
The EU issued two amendments to its proposals for BPA in food contact materials and articles in September 2017. If accepted, the new provisions could become effective in late 2018.Read more...