Topic Archives: Hardlines

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Sep 18, 2019, 9:33 AM
Anchorage, Alaska, has codified an ordinance to regulate flame retardants in certain consumer products. Read more...
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Sep 11, 2019, 11:48 AM
The US state of Illinois has introduced a ban on BPA in thermal paper that will come into effect on January 1, 2020.Read more...
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Sep 10, 2019, 9:57 AM
SGS has announced two webinars in September 2019 to help toy manufacturers understand EU regulations, standard EN 71-3:2019, and phthalate and chemical restrictions.Read more...
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Sep 7, 2019, 10:21 AM
On August 21, 2019, the US EPA published its latest Final Rule in relation to Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act, bringing closer alignment with the CARB ATCM Phase II Program. Read more...
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Sep 7, 2019, 10:13 AM
ASTM releases an update to its clothing storage stability standard, F2057. Among its changes is a reduction in the height to which the standard applies. Read more...
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Sep 5, 2019, 12:48 PM
The Philippines FDA has banned the use of BPA in infant feeding bottles and sippy cups. Read more...
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Aug 30, 2019, 1:37 PM
SGS will be at Kind+Jugend 2019, September 19-22, answering questions and speaking on a diverse range of subjects relating to safety requirements and regulations for juvenile products.Read more...
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Aug 30, 2019, 1:25 PM
SGS has announced details of its series of talks at M.O.W. 2019. Running September 15-19, M.O.W. brings together furniture industry delegates from over 60 countries.Read more...
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Aug 30, 2019, 8:52 AM
SGS has responded to the growing global market for Vietnamese furniture by increasing its capabilities in the country.Read more...
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Aug 29, 2019, 9:51 AM
From August 15, 2019, the US state of Vermont will be enforcing new reporting rules relating to chemicals of high concern to children (CHCC).Read more...