Press Releases

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Apr 15, 2017, 6:34 AM
The Gulf Conformity Tracking Symbol (GCTS) became mandatory on electronic and electrical products destined for the Gulf countries on April 1, 2017. Read more...
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Apr 11, 2017, 12:58 PM
The US State of Minnesota has announced a proposal to introduce an obligation to report priority chemicals in children’s products. Read more...
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Apr 10, 2017, 8:27 PM
The AAFA has released the eighteenth edition of its Restricted Substances List, reflecting the latest global regulatory changes affecting chemicals and compounds used in the textile, footwear and sewn product industries.Read more...
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Apr 10, 2017, 12:31 PM
Several US states have introduced bills in 2017 to restrict the use of flame retardants in a wide range of consumer products. Possible effective dates for the new regulations, if adopted, begin on January 1, 2018.Read more...
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Apr 7, 2017, 9:35 AM
ECHA gains support from two of its committees for a proposal to restrict four phthalates in articles containing plasticized materials. Read more...
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Apr 7, 2017, 9:21 AM
The ECHA has opened a period of public consultation on its proposal to restrict the use of lead as a stabilizer in articles containing PVC.Read more...
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Apr 7, 2017, 9:02 AM
With the issue of European Standard EN 14986 in January 2017, experts in explosive atmospheres are considering whether the new standard can form a part of international certification.Read more...
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Apr 6, 2017, 11:30 PM
A timetable for the introduction of the amended MDR and IVDR has been released by Eudamed. Read more...
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Apr 5, 2017, 12:08 PM
BS EN 581-1 Outdoor Seat and Table safety requirement standard has been revised with several changes to the 2006 edition. The new version was published on March 17, 2017.Read more...
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Apr 5, 2017, 11:54 AM
Sweden has introduced a new tax on certain chemicals in EE products. The new law aims to reduce exposure to hazardous chemicals. Read more...