Topic Archives: Hardlines

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Sep 18, 2018, 1:54 PM
Health Canada has issued warnings about the risks associated with the use of teething necklaces aimed at children aged up to three years of age. Read more...
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Sep 14, 2018, 12:54 PM
The US CPSC has approved the final rule for booster seats. Following the requirements of safety standard ASTM F2640–18, it will become effective on January 2, 2020. Read more...
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Sep 14, 2018, 12:46 PM
The US CPSC has approved the final rule for baby changing products. Following safety standard ASTM F2388-18, it will become effective on January 2, 2019. Read more...
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Sep 7, 2018, 9:47 AM
Following a review in Australia of children’s convertible tricycles, the ACCC is warning parents and carers of the dangers of using these products for transportation. Read more...
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Aug 31, 2018, 8:59 AM
San Francisco joins the state of Washington in restricting the use of PFAS in food contact articles. The new law prohibits the use of PFAS chemicals in single-use food service ware, effective January 1, 2020.Read more...
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Aug 30, 2018, 8:49 AM
The EU has published its latest list of toy safety standards that give presumption of conformity with the European Toy Safety Directive. The new standards will completely supersede their predecessors on February 28, 2019.Read more...
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Aug 24, 2018, 10:27 AM
Thailand has introduced requirements that liquid-filled cases for mobile phones and tablets must now carry a permanent warning. Read more...
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Aug 24, 2018, 10:20 AM
The US state of New York is proposing an expansion to its BPA regulations covering childcare products. If accepted, six BPA-analogues will be prohibited. Read more...
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Aug 22, 2018, 9:25 AM
SOIVRE is responsible for ensuring products are safe and compliant with Spanish and European legislation. SGS helps importers comply with the right standards for access to the Spanish market.Read more...
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Aug 22, 2018, 9:10 AM
BIFMA has released a new test standard for occasional-use seating: ANSI/BIFMA X 6.4 2018Read more...