Topic Archives: SGS

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Jul 18, 2019, 12:44 PM
EU publishes Regulation (EU) 2019/1021, recasting the POPs Regulation and introducing several important changes.Read more...
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Jul 12, 2019, 11:45 AM
GSO introduces Gulf Conformity Tracking System for toys offered onto the market in Gulf States. Read more...
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Jul 11, 2019, 10:21 AM
The EU has updated its regulation for cosmetics regarding CMR substances. This came into force on June 12, 2019.Read more...
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Jul 10, 2019, 9:39 AM
Switzerland aligns ORRChem with many of the provisions in Annex XVII of the EU’s REACH. Provisions/restrictions began to come effective on June 1, 2019. Read more...
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Jul 9, 2019, 11:14 AM
The European Commission has banned the use of 2-chloro-p-phenylenediamine and its salts as a hair coloring substance in cosmetics. Read more...
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Jul 9, 2019, 11:05 AM
SGS expert details the major themes from the 2018 RAPEX annual report for stakeholders. Read more...
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Jul 8, 2019, 10:16 AM
The European Union has issued a new regulation changing the rules surrounding the use of Climbazole in cosmetic products.Read more...
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Jul 8, 2019, 10:02 AM
China published implementation arrangements for its Conformity Assessment System for China RoHS 2 on May 16, 2019. These include voluntary certification and self-declaration routes.Read more...
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Jul 5, 2019, 12:55 PM
The EU has amended Annex VI to Regulation (EC) 1223/2009, allowing the use of Phenylene Bis-Diphenyltriazine as a UV filter in some cosmetics.Read more...
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Jul 5, 2019, 11:09 AM
The US state of Maine has implemented new food packaging rules, including a prohibition on the use of phthalates in food packaging that will become effective on January 1, 2022.Read more...