Press Releases

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Mar 27, 2019, 2:04 PM
In February 2019, Health Canada published a new version its industry guide helping manufacturers and suppliers of futons understand legal flammability requirements. Read more...
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Mar 21, 2019, 9:52 AM
In September 2018, China implemented FZ/T 43014-2018, a new standard for silk scarves and shawls.Read more...
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Mar 21, 2019, 9:40 AM
SGS will host a free webinar on March 28, 2019 to explore Europe’s seat stability test method – EN 1022:2018 Read more...
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Mar 21, 2019, 9:31 AM
CEN issues revised version of EN 646 - ‘Paper and Board Intended to Come into Contact with Foodstuffs – Determination of Color Fastness of Dyed Paper and Board’Read more...
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Mar 20, 2019, 9:35 AM
CEN issues revised version of EN 648 - ‘Paper and board intended to come into contact with foodstuffs – Determination of the fastness of fluorescent whitened paper and board.’ Read more...
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Mar 19, 2019, 9:45 AM
CEN publishes latest version of EN 1104:2018 for the determining the transfer of antimicrobial constituents from food contact paper and board. Existing, conflicting standards will be withdrawn by May 2019. Read more...
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Mar 19, 2019, 9:39 AM
Since the beginning of 2019, several US states have introduced legislation to prohibit the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting foams, firefighting personal protective equipment and/or food packaging. Read more...
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Mar 13, 2019, 1:42 PM
EU ADCO toy expert group issues note clarifying need for soft filled toys covered partially or fully with sequins to be age graded.Read more...
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Mar 13, 2019, 9:26 AM
ASTM International publishes standard – ASTM F3343-19 – to address safety issues associated with infant bathers. Read more...
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Mar 12, 2019, 12:46 PM
BIFMA has released an updated version of ANSI/BIFMA X5.9 for Storage Units. The new version contains several change stakeholders should understand.Read more...