Topic Archives: Hardlines

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Jul 11, 2018, 10:19 AM
On June 19, 2018, the EU published a non-legally binding resolution on the implementation of a food contact materials regulation that also calls for more effective, EU-wide legislation.Read more...
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Jul 11, 2018, 10:08 AM
The CPSC published a final rule on June 22, 2018, exempting certain EWPs from third party testing for specific regulated substances in children’s products. The final rule becomes effective on July 23, 2018.Read more...
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Jul 6, 2018, 10:41 AM
The US CPSC has approved a final rule for a mandatory safety standard for high chairs. The standard will come into effect on June 19, 2019. Read more...
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Jul 5, 2018, 11:02 AM
Nepal has proposed changes to its Technical Regulation on Children’s Toys. If accepted, it will come into effect in late 2018 or early 2019. Read more...
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Jun 28, 2018, 10:28 AM
The CPSC has opened a period of consultation relating to its proposed age determination guidelines for toys. The consultation period ends on July 31, 2018. Read more...
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Jun 12, 2018, 10:01 AM
The CEN published a new standard for children’s mattresses in May 2017. EN 16890:2017 will help companies comply with the GPSD. Read more...
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Jun 11, 2018, 9:49 AM
SGS assists manufacturers of food contact materials comply with European regulations on non-intentionally added substances.Read more...
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Jun 8, 2018, 10:04 AM
Indonesia has published a proposal to mandate testing and certification of food contact paper and paperboard. If adopted, the regulations could become effective in 2020. Read more...
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Jun 8, 2018, 9:55 AM
Colombia has introduced new legislation for the testing and certification of toys that will come into effect on March 5, 2019. Read more...
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Jun 1, 2018, 8:37 AM
The EU has issued Directive (EU) 2018/725, amending the TSD migration limits for chromium (VI) in certain toy materials. The new rules become effective in November 2019.Read more...