Topic Archives: Consumer Products

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Jul 21, 2017, 9:54 AM
California has added penta-BDE mixture to its list of substances, held under Prop 65. Stakeholders have until July 7, 2018, to provide a clear and reasonable warning. Read more...
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Jul 18, 2017, 11:24 AM
Turkey has published new regulations for the management of chemical substances. This landmark piece of legislation is similar to the EU’s REACH regulations and will enter into force on December 23, 2017.Read more...
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Jul 10, 2017, 1:16 PM
EU expands list of SVHCs in the Authorization List in Annex XIV of REACH, from 31 entries to 43 entries. Last application dates for these substances are in three batches, starting on January 4, 2019. Read more...
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Jul 4, 2017, 9:26 AM
The EU has issued measures to restrict the use of PFOA, its salts and related substances under REACH. The new law will become effective in phases, starting on July 4, 2020.Read more...
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Jun 22, 2017, 9:58 AM
Turkey has issued proposals to regulate food contact materials and articles, including the creation of 17 categories of food contact material and article. The proposed date of entry into force is August 30, 2017.Read more...
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Jun 2, 2017, 9:57 AM
On April 1, 2017, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology implemented Textile Standard FZ/T 73010-2016 – Knitted Sweater Workmanship. The new version of the standard replaces FZ/T 73010-2008.Read more...
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Jun 1, 2017, 9:39 AM
Algeria has introduced new technical regulations regarding childcare articles. These rules came into effective on May 27, 2017.Read more...
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May 17, 2017, 1:06 PM
The US state of Maine has included Deca-BDE and HBCD/HBCDD in its list of priority chemicals for disclosure in certain children’s products. The new rules became effective on March 4, 2017.Read more...
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May 15, 2017, 9:32 AM
From January 1, 2017, all businesses operating in China are subject to measures designed to evaluate and grade their compliance with laws, regulations and rules concerning labor.Read more...
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May 10, 2017, 12:33 PM
The Government of Canada has begun a mandatory survey of approximately 1500 substances as part of the 2017 Inventory Update under CEPA. Relevant data must be submitted by July 17, 2017.Read more...