Topic Archives: Hardlines

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Jul 21, 2017, 10:13 AM
Following the adoption of its preliminary opinion on strengthening migration limits for Aluminum in Toys, SCHEER and the EC have launched a public consultation on the proposal, which ends in September 2017.Read more...
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Jul 20, 2017, 6:29 PM
With no harmonized Europe-wide regulations for Food Contact Materials (FCM), manufacturers and importers need to be sure they are compliant with the rules affecting their markets. SGS offers a range of solutions to help businesses remain compliant.Read more...
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Jul 18, 2017, 10:13 AM
Turkey’s new Toy Safety Regulations, based on the European Toy Safety Directive, came into effect in April 2017. Manufacturers need to consider these new rules when accessing the Turkish toy market.Read more...
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Jun 27, 2017, 8:21 PM
Australia has published a new safety standard for dummies and dummy chains. Published on May 8, 2017, the Australian Consumer Goods (Babies’ Dummies and Dummy Chains) Safety Standard 2017 allows for a transition period until July 1, 2019.Read more...
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Jun 27, 2017, 11:35 AM
Changes in playpen design and use, and requests from manufacturers for greater alignment with US requirements, has led to Health Canada issuing proposals to strengthen playpen regulations. Read more...
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Jun 22, 2017, 9:43 AM
The US EPA has issued a proposal to extend the transition period for compliance with the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) regulations relating to formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products.Read more...
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Jun 21, 2017, 9:45 AM
The CPSC has issued proposals to create a safety standard for booster seats based on ASTM F2640–17 1. The consultation period ends on August 2, 2017. Read more...
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Jun 14, 2017, 10:03 AM
Algeria has issued new regulations for food contact materials and articles. They will come into effect on June 6, 2017.Read more...
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Jun 13, 2017, 9:35 AM
Following a public consultation in 2016, Hong Kong has published an amended list of standards that demonstrate up-to-date safety requirements for certain toys and children’s products.Read more...
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Jun 9, 2017, 12:45 PM
SGS recently held a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, looking at recent changes to European outdoor furniture standards – the EN 581-series. Read more...