Topic Archives: Hardlines

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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 9, 2019, 10:06 AM
SGS announces online seminar to help manufacturers understand the rules and regulations governing sleep products for children.Read more...
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May 5, 2019, 10:55 AM
New York State has issued a proposal to introduce reporting rules and restrictions on the use of certain chemicals in children’s products.Read more...
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May 5, 2019, 10:43 AM
Hong Kong amends the list of standards that demonstrate presumption of conformity with its Ordinance for safety in toys and children’s products. Read more...
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Apr 29, 2019, 9:28 AM
The US state of Maine has issued a proposal to designate PFOS as a Priority Chemical for reporting when it is intentionally added to certain categories of children’s product.Read more...
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Apr 25, 2019, 10:01 AM
The US EPA has banned the use of methylene chloride in paint strippers after November 22, 2019.Read more...
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Apr 24, 2019, 2:24 PM
A review of RAPEX data on furniture recalls reinforces the need for ensuring furniture is properly tested before being offered onto markets in the EU.Read more...
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Apr 12, 2019, 11:03 AM
European Commission releases updated guidance documents for toy pools and musical instruments. They provide greater clarity with respect to the Toy Safety Directive.Read more...
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Apr 10, 2019, 9:31 AM
France has published in the French Official Journal an updated list of standards that give presumption of conformity to Decree 91-1292 for protecting young children from risks associated with childcare articles.Read more...
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Apr 9, 2019, 10:00 AM
On January 9, 2019, South Korea amended its food contact standards for articles used by young children to include prohibitions on the use of BPA, BBP and DBP. This will become effective on January 1, 2020.Read more...