Topic Archives: Hardlines

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Nov 1, 2018, 9:39 AM
On October 17, 2018, Canada published two pieces of legislation regulating the use of asbestos. These will come into effect on December 30, 2018.Read more...
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Nov 1, 2018, 9:31 AM
Europe’s CEN has published amendment two to its safety standard for soothers - EN 1400:2013. Existing national standards must be withdrawn by March 2019.Read more...
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Oct 30, 2018, 2:07 PM
Health Canada introduces new regulations covering children’s playpens. The new rules become effective on April 3, 2019.Read more...
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Oct 29, 2018, 11:47 AM
In August 2018, CEN published three new standards to help improve safety for young children during sleep.Read more...
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Oct 26, 2018, 10:55 AM
As outdoor furniture becomes more popular, manufacturers need to understand how laboratory accelerated aging processes can help them develop attractive and durable products. SGS expert, Matthew McGarrity, provides an overview of these techniques.Read more...
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Oct 25, 2018, 11:51 AM
INMETRO updates its certification models for allowing toys and juvenile products onto the Brazilian market.Read more...
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Oct 25, 2018, 9:36 AM
SGS boosts its ‘one-stop solution’ toy testing capabilities in India and Vietnam – part of its global toy lab network.Read more...
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Oct 25, 2018, 9:25 AM
EU published ATP-13 to CLP Regulation on October 5, 2018. The update contains a number of important changes that will begin to come into effect on December 1, 2019.Read more...
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Oct 24, 2018, 9:55 AM
SGS reports several California Prop 65 settlement agreements involving BPA in food contact products. The agreements require a reformulation or Prop 65 warning.Read more...
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Oct 22, 2018, 10:56 AM
Delaware has introduced a restriction on the use of lead in paints and similar surface coating materials that are to be used on outdoor structures. It is the first US state to approve such a law.Read more...