Topic Archives: Consumer Products

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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...
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Aug 10, 2017, 10:22 AM
Since 2016, several California Proposition 65 settlements have been reached for DEHP in a wide variety of consumer products.Read more...
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Aug 10, 2017, 10:09 AM
Several California Prop 65 settlements have been reached requiring reformulation and/or the use of a Prop 65 warning. Read more...
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Aug 8, 2017, 6:04 PM
Since the fourth quarter of 2016, there have been a number of Prop 65 settlements involving phthalates, some of which allow a Prop 65 warning label as an alternative.Read more...
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Aug 8, 2017, 5:58 PM
A number of Prop 65 settlement agreements involving DINP have been reached for a variety of products.Read more...
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Aug 3, 2017, 3:08 PM
The ECHA has updated its Candidate List for SVHCs by adding PFHxS and amending the entry for Bisphenol A. Read more...