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Feb 17, 2017, 12:02 PM
CEN has published a new standard, EN 71-12:2016, for n-nitrosamines and n-nitrosatable substances in toys. The new standard is expected to be given the status of a national standard by June 2017.Read more...
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Feb 17, 2017, 11:42 AM
Switzerland has strengthened its regulations regarding food contact materials and articles (FMCs) by establishing special requirements for ten groups of FCM as part of the nation’s new ‘Food Law 2017’.Read more...
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Feb 16, 2017, 11:49 AM
Switzerland updates its Toys Ordinance to incorporate the latest European toy safety requirements in Directive 2009/48/EC. The new law becomes effective on May 1, 2017.Read more...
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Feb 15, 2017, 10:24 AM
SGS in France has upgraded equipment and gained new accreditation to demonstrate products’ compliance with EN 14749 and EN 16121 – domestic and non-domestic storage furniture. Read more...
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Feb 15, 2017, 9:52 AM
On November 1, 2016, China implemented a new national standard - GB/T 32614-2016 Outdoor Sportswear—Water Resistant Garment.Read more...
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Feb 13, 2017, 9:33 AM
SGS is offering GS Mark testing and certification to furniture manufacturers. The GS Mark (it stands for “Geprüfte Sicherheit” and means “safety tested”) is a voluntary certification mark applicable to finished products including furniture. Read more...
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Feb 11, 2017, 10:33 AM
CPSC approves 16 CFR 1228 for baby sling carriers with an amendment requiring the labels to be secured to the fabric on all sides.Read more...
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Feb 9, 2017, 10:19 AM
The EU has harmonized EN 16128:2015, a standard relating to spectacle frames and sunglasses, to its list of methods for demonstrating presumption of conformity with nickel under REACH. Read more...
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Feb 8, 2017, 11:52 AM
Manufacturers of AGVs must comply with increasingly strict requirements for product safety, reliability and market access.Read more...
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Feb 8, 2017, 11:45 AM
Exporters of electrical and electronic products to member-states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) must meet new technical regulations (TR) known as either TR CU, or TR EAC. Read more...