Topic Archives: Consumer Products

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Jul 18, 2019, 12:44 PM
EU publishes Regulation (EU) 2019/1021, recasting the POPs Regulation and introducing several important changes.Read more...
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Jul 10, 2019, 9:39 AM
Switzerland aligns ORRChem with many of the provisions in Annex XVII of the EU’s REACH. Provisions/restrictions began to come effective on June 1, 2019. Read more...
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Jul 9, 2019, 11:05 AM
SGS expert details the major themes from the 2018 RAPEX annual report for stakeholders. Read more...
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Jun 13, 2019, 10:38 AM
The US state of New Jersey has prohibited asbestos in all products. The new law will become effective on September 1, 2019.Read more...
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Jun 10, 2019, 2:28 PM
The State of Washington has signed into law a comprehensive toxic substances and pollution control legislation. The new law will be one of the most restrictive in the United States.Read more...
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Jun 5, 2019, 9:50 AM
Switzerland has circulated proposals to align its ORRChem chemical restrictions with the EU’s REACH. The new restrictions are expected to begin implementation on December 1, 2019.Read more...
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Jun 5, 2019, 9:40 AM
SGS provides a roundup of various California Prop 65 settlements involving the use of lead, BBP, DBP, DEHP, DIDP, DINP, DnHP, BPA, diethanolamine, carbon monoxide and soot in consumer products. 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 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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Apr 29, 2019, 9:39 AM
SGS expert Dr. HingWo Tsang has written a helpful guide to the various regulations restricting phthalates in consumer products.Read more...