Press Releases

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Jun 12, 2018, 10:01 AM
The CEN published a new standard for children’s mattresses in May 2017. EN 16890:2017 will help companies comply with the GPSD. Read more...
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Jun 11, 2018, 9:49 AM
SGS assists manufacturers of food contact materials comply with European regulations on non-intentionally added substances.Read more...
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Jun 11, 2018, 9:34 AM
Cables being used in construction in the EU must now comply with the CPR requirements for CE marking using testing against EN 50575. Read more...
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Jun 8, 2018, 10:11 AM
The EU has amended the CLP Regulation on Substances and Mixtures with ATP-11. This will come into effective on December 1, 2019.Read more...
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Jun 8, 2018, 10:04 AM
Indonesia has published a proposal to mandate testing and certification of food contact paper and paperboard. If adopted, the regulations could become effective in 2020. Read more...
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Jun 8, 2018, 9:55 AM
Colombia has introduced new legislation for the testing and certification of toys that will come into effect on March 5, 2019. Read more...
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Jun 8, 2018, 9:43 AM
Oeko-Institut launches stakeholder consultation on seven new substances for review and amendment under RoHS Annex II, as part of the RoHS project “Pack 15”.Read more...
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Jun 7, 2018, 8:53 PM
Vietnam has delayed the effective date of its new regulations on formaldehyde and azo dyes in textile products. The new date is January 1, 2019.Read more...
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Jun 7, 2018, 8:37 PM
A new version of ASTM D5489 for care labeling instructions has been released, bringing the standard into better alignment with ISO symbols and clarifying the FTC’s Care Labeling Rule.Read more...
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Jun 7, 2018, 8:31 PM
The EU has introduced restrictions on the use of 33 CMR substances in clothing, textiles and footwear.Read more...