Topic Archives: Hardlines

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Mar 19, 2019, 9:45 AM
CEN publishes latest version of EN 1104:2018 for the determining the transfer of antimicrobial constituents from food contact paper and board. Existing, conflicting standards will be withdrawn by May 2019. Read more...
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Mar 19, 2019, 9:39 AM
Since the beginning of 2019, several US states have introduced legislation to prohibit the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting foams, firefighting personal protective equipment and/or food packaging. Read more...
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Mar 13, 2019, 1:42 PM
EU ADCO toy expert group issues note clarifying need for soft filled toys covered partially or fully with sequins to be age graded.Read more...
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Mar 13, 2019, 9:26 AM
ASTM International publishes standard – ASTM F3343-19 – to address safety issues associated with infant bathers. Read more...
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Mar 12, 2019, 12:46 PM
BIFMA has released an updated version of ANSI/BIFMA X5.9 for Storage Units. The new version contains several change stakeholders should understand.Read more...
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Mar 6, 2019, 9:24 AM
Health Canada seeks feedback on its proposal to change the Tents Regulations (SOR/2016-185), which would also amend the Toys Regulations.Read more...
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Feb 19, 2019, 8:18 PM
Effective January 22, 2019, California has repealed TB 133 covering flammability tests for seating used in a public space. Read more...
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Feb 19, 2019, 10:39 AM
India issues new legislation covering food contact materials and articles; which becomes effective on July 1, 2019.Read more...
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Feb 15, 2019, 10:17 AM
SGS details the recent changes made to ISO 9994, its standard for cigarette, cigar and pipe lighters.Read more...
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Feb 14, 2019, 10:56 AM
The US state of Vermont has issued proposals to amend and expand its reporting rules for chemicals of high concern in children’s products.Read more...