Topic Archives: Consumer Products

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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...
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Oct 25, 2017, 4:00 PM
Washington State has amended the reporting rules for CPSA, adding 20 CHCCs to its restricted list and altering the reporting schedule. Read more...
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Oct 13, 2017, 9:42 AM
Following a CJEU ruling of 2015, the ECHA has now issued a comprehensive update on its guidance relating to SVHCs. SGS explains the changes.Read more...
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Sep 28, 2017, 9:34 AM
The ECHA has launched its second public consultation of 2017 on nine potential SVHCs. If accepted, the Candidate List will expand to 182. Read more...
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Sep 27, 2017, 11:10 AM
Discover SGS’s extensive range of brand protection solutions and services. Join our experts at the Global Brand Protection Summit’s Technology Innovation Zone.Read more...
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Aug 25, 2017, 10:06 AM
In September 2016, two new standards, AS/NZS 1067.1:2016 and AS/NZS 1067.2:2016, were published to specify minimum requirements for sunglasses, fashion spectacles and replacement filters that are nominally afocal (plano power) providing protection against…Read more...
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Aug 22, 2017, 2:09 PM
SGS launches the SGS IC Mark to provide a one-stop solution for independent testing and regulation compliance certification for non-food products.Read more...
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Aug 18, 2017, 2:09 PM
After two years of conservative minimum wage increases, China is reporting eleven provinces have so far increased minimum wages levels in 2017, by an average of 9%. Read more...
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Aug 10, 2017, 5:01 PM
Oman has adopted ASTM International standards for adult and children’s jewelry. They will become effective on January 16, 2018.Read more...
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Aug 10, 2017, 4:47 PM
Several Prop 65 settlements have been reached concerning lead in consumer products. The agreements require reformulation and/or the use of Prop 65 warning label.Read more...