Press Releases

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Jun 22, 2020, 10:55 AM
US updates safety standard for children’s folding chairs and stools by incorporating ASTM F2613-19.Read more...
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Jun 22, 2020, 10:48 AM
US FDA updates guidance on face masks and respirators with May 2020 publishing of “Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (Revised)”.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2020, 10:15 AM
Health Canada and the US CPSC publish joint guidance document to help consumer product manufacturers integrate human factor principles into their development process.Read more...
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Jun 15, 2020, 9:18 AM
On May 27, 2020, Denmark issued an order banning the use of PFAS substances in food contact paper and board. Read more...
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Jun 12, 2020, 4:41 PM
China’s new mandatory national standard for protective clothing – static protective clothing (GB12014-2019) – will come into effect on July 1, 2020.Read more...
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Jun 12, 2020, 4:35 PM
China has issued a new national standard for the technical specifications of children’s masks – GB/T 38880-2020. Read more...
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Jun 12, 2020, 4:30 PM
Californian authorities have issued a Safe Use Determination for certain eyewear products from members of The Vision Council. Read more...
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Jun 11, 2020, 1:35 PM
In May 2020, the US state of Maryland enacted legislation to revise its definition of ‘childcare product’ and restrict flame retardants in four categories of consumer good.Read more...
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Jun 10, 2020, 6:46 PM
EU introduces updated safety standard for finger paints – EN 71-7:2014+A3:2020.Read more...
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Jun 10, 2020, 6:08 PM
US CPSC publishes a direct final rule for sling carriers to incorporate ASTM F2907-19. Read more...