Press Releases

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May 31, 2019, 8:56 AM
Stakeholders have until July 1, 2019, to submit comments on Health Canada’s proposals to update the Cosmetics Ingredient Hotlist.Read more...
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May 31, 2019, 8:47 AM
Health Canada issues new regulations for corded window coverings – SOR/2019-97 – which will come into effect on May 1, 2021.Read more...
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May 30, 2019, 8:30 AM
The EU has introduced a harmonized format for Member States to use when accepting registration and reporting under Directive 2012/19/EU – the WEEE Directive. Read more...
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May 28, 2019, 9:36 AM
California Proposition 65 settlements and judgements relating to the use of lead and six phthalates in consumer products have been summarized by SGS experts. Read more...
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May 22, 2019, 12:07 PM
SGS’s new 25 m² facility enables safety and performance tests to be undertaken on product categories ranging from household appliances and power tools, to office equipment, lighting products and laboratory equipment.Read more...
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May 16, 2019, 12:00 PM
With updates to the EU’s RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU & 2015/863) soon to be enforced, our new white paper explores the challenges facing EEE manufacturers.Read more...
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May 15, 2019, 9:28 AM
CEN has issued an updated version of EN 71-3 for the migration of certain elements in toys. It will be given the status of a national standard by October 2019.Read more...
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May 13, 2019, 9:52 AM
Canadian authorities have updated their policy guidelines for flammability for children’s sleepwear.Read more...
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May 13, 2019, 9:38 AM
Myanmar has introduced labeling requirements for consumer products, including food and beverages, household products, children’s items, telecommunication equipment, drugs and supplements, chemicals cosmetics and toiletries.Read more...
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May 10, 2019, 11:54 AM
FDA releases final rule on safety and effectiveness for 28 ingredients used in consumer hand sanitizers.Read more...