Press Releases

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Mar 20, 2019, 9:35 AM
CEN issues revised version of EN 648 - ‘Paper and board intended to come into contact with foodstuffs – Determination of the fastness of fluorescent whitened paper and board.’ Read more...
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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 Existing, conflicting standards will be withdrawn by May 2019.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 8, 2019, 9:44 AM
U.S. FTC opens public consultation on the future of the Leather Guides.Read more...
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Mar 8, 2019, 9:16 AM
SGS explains the registration criteria for antimicrobial treated textile products in Canada and the United States.Read more...
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Mar 7, 2019, 11:36 AM
SGS announces ATL status from Sigfox for its labs in China, Finland and Taiwan – securing a leading role in IoT product testing across the globe. 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...