Topic Archives: Hardlines

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May 16, 2018, 11:23 AM
Turkey published two new laws for food contact materials and articles on April 5, 2018. Stakeholders are advised to check their products comply with the latest rules.Read more...
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May 16, 2018, 11:14 AM
Manufacturers and importers have until May 23, 2018 to comply with Egypt’s new mandated standards for toy safety. Read more...
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May 15, 2018, 1:56 PM
The EU requires manufacturers of food contact materials to comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP). SGS supports manufacturers with 10 golden rules for GMP to comply with these regulations.Read more...
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May 10, 2018, 10:03 AM
Effective from March 21, 2018, Brazil has introduced measures to begin market surveillance on lead in paints and similar surface coating materials. Read more...
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May 10, 2018, 9:47 AM
CEN has published a new version of its safety standard for finger paints – EN 71-7. Conflicting national standards must be withdrawn by August 2018.Read more...
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May 9, 2018, 11:02 AM
In May 2017, CEN published a new European standard, EN 16890:2017 concerning mattresses used for young children in cots and cribs.Read more...
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May 4, 2018, 12:13 PM
The WTO has circulated Malaysia’s draft amendment that will require feeding bottle and teats to display specified label information. If adopted, the proposal will amend the Food Regulations 1985. Read more...
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May 3, 2018, 10:18 AM
Hong Kong issues new list of international standards that demonstrate compliance with its Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance. The list becomes effective on August 1, 2018.Read more...
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Apr 26, 2018, 10:12 AM
In February 2018, Ukraine adopted new Technical Rules for Toy Safety, bringing it into line with European standards. The new regulations will become effective on September 21, 2018.Read more...
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Apr 26, 2018, 10:01 AM
ISO has published a new version of toy standard ISO 8124-1. The updated version is more closely aligned with both Europe’s EN 71 and the USA’s ASTM F963. Read more...