Press Releases

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Nov 11, 2020, 9:25 AM
European Union adopts new standard method for the simulation of accelerated wear and corrosion for nickel release from coated items that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. Read more...
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Nov 5, 2020, 12:15 PM
California has banned 24 types of intentionally added ingredients from cosmetic products, including several PFAS substances. Read more...
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Nov 4, 2020, 2:16 PM
WTO circulates Vietnamese draft technical regulation on its proposed restriction on lead content in paint.Read more...
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Nov 2, 2020, 3:47 PM
Health Canada publishes updated industry guide to help toy manufacturers comply with the safety requirements in Toys Regulation (SOR/2011-17). Read more...
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Oct 29, 2020, 9:34 AM
The US CPSC has released a briefing package that outlines its refusal to exempt spandex-containing textiles from flammability testing requirements under 16 CFR part 1610.Read more...
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Oct 29, 2020, 9:27 AM
US FTC amends Rules and Regulations under Textile Fiber Products Identification Act to incorporate the latest version of ISO 2076.Read more...
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Oct 27, 2020, 9:32 AM
List of permitted colorants in Taiwanese cosmetic products revised with the inclusion of 70 new substances and the removal of four.Read more...
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Oct 27, 2020, 9:25 AM
California introduces new right-to-know law relating to fragrance and flavor ingredients in cosmetics.Read more...
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Oct 22, 2020, 3:03 PM
SGS has become one of the first organizations in the world to be awarded an IECEE Test Laboratory Qualification to test and certify electronic furniture to IEC 60335-2-116:2019 standards within the CB scheme.Read more...
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Oct 21, 2020, 2:15 PM
California Prop 65 settlement reached over Chromium VI in leather gloves. Read more...