Topic Archives: Hardlines

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Nov 11, 2019, 10:45 AM
Demonstrate product compliance to the US Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act with testing from SGS.Read more...
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Oct 31, 2019, 9:15 AM
South Korea has just completed a consultation over a proposal to amend its Common Safety Standard for children’s products. If accepted, the new provisions could be enforced from June 2020.Read more...
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Oct 31, 2019, 9:10 AM
The US CPSC has issued a proposal to exempt several unfinished manufactured fibers in toys and childcare articles from undergoing third party testing. There is now a 75-day consultation period. Read more...
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Oct 29, 2019, 10:41 AM
Safety standard EN 71-3:2019 has been listed as showing presumption of conformity with the EU Toy Safety Directive. It is included in a list of toy safety standards that become effective on October 16, 2019.Read more...
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Oct 24, 2019, 2:55 PM
Denmark has announced the intention to ban the use of PFAS chemicals in food contact paper and paperboard materials and articles. Read more...
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Oct 18, 2019, 8:55 AM
US CPSC has updated requirements for consumer registration relating to durable infant and toddler products. The new requirements start to come into effect on October 24, 2019. Read more...
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Oct 17, 2019, 8:50 AM
The WTO has circulated Malaysia’s draft proposal for the restriction of formaldehyde emissions from wood-based panel products. Read more...
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Oct 17, 2019, 8:42 AM
The US CPSC has published revisions to the direct final rules to incorporate the latest version of the ASTM standards for full-size baby cribs, carriages and strollers, and infant bouncer seats.Read more...
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Oct 15, 2019, 3:02 PM
EU publishes guidance document to help manufacturers and suppliers understand when a soother holder is also a toy and what standards apply. Read more...
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Oct 8, 2019, 9:23 AM
Italy has revised its food contact regulations via two decrees, issued in February and May 2019. The changes affect food contact plastic resins and stainless steels. Read more...