Press Releases

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Jan 9, 2017, 10:51 AM
Health Canada has begun a consultation period relating to proposed changes to the Consumer Products Containing Lead (Contact with Mouth) Regulations. The consultation process will run from December 3, 2016 to February 15, 2017.Read more...
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Jan 9, 2017, 9:55 AM
As awareness within the textile industry increases regarding the harm caused by hazardous chemicals, more manufacturers are now using the 4C model for implementing an effective chemical management program.Read more...
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Jan 6, 2017, 10:50 AM
Belgium announces new regulations regarding food contact varnishes and coatings. The new law, issued via Royal Decree, entered into force on January 1, 2017Read more...
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Jan 4, 2017, 10:56 AM
Several Prop 65 settlements have been concluded in California relating to the use of lead in a wide variety of consumer products. The settlements ask for a variety of measures, including reformulation and/or the use of a Prop 65 warning.Read more...
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Jan 4, 2017, 10:39 AM
Several Californian Prop 65 settlements have been reached relating to the use of phthalates in certain consumer products. The settlements call for either reformulation or the inclusion of a Prop 65 warning. Read more...
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Jan 3, 2017, 9:15 PM
Several Prop 65 settlements have been concluded for a wide variety of consumer products. The settlements have resulted in an agreement to reformulate or provide a Prop 65 warning.Read more...
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Jan 3, 2017, 8:57 PM
The US state of Maine has issued a proposal to include two flame retardants in its list of Priority Chemicals. If accepted their presence in certain children’s products will require reporting to the DEP. Read more...
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Jan 3, 2017, 8:41 PM
California has concluded several Prop 65 settlements involving inclusion of DEHP in consumer products. The agreements require the reformulation of DEHP to levels equal or below 0.1% and, in some cases, a Prop 65 warning will be allowed. Read more...
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Jan 3, 2017, 8:41 PM
California has concluded several Prop 65 settlements involving inclusion of DEHP in consumer products. The agreements require the reformulation of DEHP to levels equal or below 0.1% and, in some cases, a Prop 65 warning will be allowed. Read more...