Topic Archives: Hardlines

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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 8, 2020, 10:32 AM
On December 2, 2019, India revised its importation policy for toys, dolls, and other similar recreational products. Read more...
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Jan 7, 2020, 9:06 AM
Vietnam has introduced a new national toy safety technical regulation that will come into effect on January 1, 2021. Read more...
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Jan 2, 2020, 10:02 AM
Composite materials containing bamboo and melamine-formaldehyde resin are facing scrutiny in the EU. Recent risk assessments by the German Federal Institute of Risk Assessment (BfR) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) confirm specific migration…Read more...
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Dec 19, 2019, 4:30 PM
The WTO has circulated Thailand’s new proposed mandatory standard for pacifiers. It broadly follows the requirements in EN 1400:2013+A1:2014.Read more...
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Dec 19, 2019, 4:20 PM
Following an initial consultation that ended in September 2019, Trinidad and Tobago has begun consulting over a revised draft of its mandatory toy safety standard.Read more...
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Dec 17, 2019, 2:19 PM
Two EU standards for indoor candles – EN 15493 and EN 15494 – have been updated to 2019 versions.Read more...
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Dec 16, 2019, 9:59 AM
In November 2019 Italy corrected the designation on four of eight recently accepted stainless steels for food contact.Read more...
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Dec 16, 2019, 9:51 AM
Switzerland introduces changes to align its food contact materials and articles ordinance with EU provisions. Read more...
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Dec 13, 2019, 10:30 AM
On December 11, 2019, Vermont, USA, completed a consultation on its proposal to expand the formaldehyde definition under its disclosure program for children’s products. Read more...