Topic Archives: Consumer Products

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Jan 15, 2020, 12:21 PM
From January 1, 2021, children’s jewelry will need to comply with new regulations concerning lead content. Read more...
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Jan 9, 2020, 9:34 AM
South Korea introduces a new technical standard for plastic products that are in frequent contact with the skin. It will come into effect on October 22, 2020.Read more...
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Jan 6, 2020, 9:19 AM
From January 5, 2021, suppliers of products containing substances on the Candidate List at a concentration above 0.1% w/w on the EU market need to enter set information onto the SCIP database. Read more...
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Nov 28, 2019, 12:33 PM
Vermont’s DOH issues proposal to expand the definition of formaldehyde in its disclosure program for children’s products containing CHCC. Read more...
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Nov 20, 2019, 9:34 AM
The WTO has circulated a proposal by the EU to revise its CLP Regulation. Read more...
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Nov 7, 2019, 1:52 PM
The US state of Maine has issued a revised version of its proposal to designate PFOS as a priority chemical. If accepted, manufacturers or distributors of certain children’s products will need to comply with reporting requirements. Read more...
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Oct 23, 2019, 9:52 AM
California has introduced two sets of limits for jewelry under its Metal-Containing Jewelry Law. The more stringent set of limits will come into effect on June 1, 2020.Read more...
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Oct 8, 2019, 9:32 AM
Germany has issued new specifications for PAHs in consumer goods under the voluntary GS-Mark. The new requirements come into effect on July 1, 2020.Read more...
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Oct 3, 2019, 9:27 AM
The ECHA has started a public consultation over four potential SVHCs. Stakeholders must comment by October 18, 2019. Read more...
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Sep 6, 2019, 10:20 AM
SGS launches new ‘Product Recalls’ digital platform to help consumer goods manufacturers and retailers quickly access unsafe product notifications (non-food) from the EU and USA.Read more...