Press Releases

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Sep 13, 2017, 10:26 AM
Enforcement of New York State’s Albany County’s Toxic Free Toys Act, for children’s products and apparel, will begin on November 1, 2017.Read more...
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Sep 12, 2017, 10:14 AM
After a French court imposed a heavy fine on the distributor of an exploding pressurized cream dispenser, economic suppliers are reminded their products need to comply with both FCM regulations and general product safety standards.Read more...
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Sep 11, 2017, 10:26 AM
Zinc oxide has been restricted for use as a colorant in cosmetic products by the European Commission. Read more...
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Sep 11, 2017, 10:16 AM
The EU has banned the use of three fragrance allergens used in cosmetic products – HICC, atranol and chloroatranol.Read more...
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Sep 8, 2017, 10:10 AM
Following a period of consultation, the US EPA’s DFR allowing early labeling for compliant composite wood products has been accepted and will become effective in August 2017.Read more...
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Sep 7, 2017, 2:40 PM
The European Union’s new Medical Devices Regulation and In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation entered into force on May 26, 2017.Read more...
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Sep 4, 2017, 3:10 PM
The technical panel for Intrinsic Safe Apparatus used in hazardous locations has cancelled the timeline for manufacturers to comply with the 5th edition of UL 913. This decision was announced on August 1, 2017. Read more...
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Sep 4, 2017, 2:54 PM
China makes progress on RoHS2 with the publishing of drafts for “Compliance Management Catalog for the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products (1st batch)” and the “Exemption list”.Read more...
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Aug 31, 2017, 9:24 AM
Health Canada has issued proposals to reduce the number of strangulations from corded window coverings. The consultation period ends on August 31, 2017.Read more...
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Aug 30, 2017, 12:57 PM
The US FCC has issued proposals to combine the current ‘Verification’ and ‘Declaration of Conformity’ self-approval procedures into the ‘Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity’.Read more...