Press Releases

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Jun 19, 2016, 4:30 PM
Mexico is proposing the introduction of a new national standard to encompass formaldehyde emissions and content in composite woods. Companies are advised to seek assistance in making sure their products remain compliant.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 4:26 PM
A number of Prop 65 Consent Decrees and/or Settlement Agreements involving a wide variety of products containing phthalates have been approved. The parties in these settlements have agreed to reformulate or to provide Prop 65 warnings.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 4:22 PM
A number of Prop 65 settlements involving a wide variety of products containing lead have been approved. The parties in these settlements have agreed to reformulate or to provide Prop 65 warnings.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 4:17 PM
Brazil is implementing measures to restrict the use of cadmium and lead in jewelry. The new law will be introduced in two stages, depending on the economic operator category, and will commence on January 26, 2019.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 4:10 PM
In the recently published 17th edition of the Restricted Substance List (RSL), the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has revised and updated its list of banned or restricted chemicals and substances. Companies are now advised to check they…Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 4:06 PM
The European Commission has added five phenylmercury compounds to REACH regulations. From October 2017, the use of these compounds has been restricted and companies are now urged to check their compliance with the directive.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 4:01 PM
Effective April 2018, new PPE Regulations state oven gloves and mitts for domestic use must undergo EU type certification and carry the CE mark before they can be sold in the EU.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 3:58 PM
Companies selling Consumer Products in California need to make sure they comply with the new regulations concerning bisphenol A (BPA). From May 11, 2016, products containing BPA must carry a warning label under Prop 65 legislation.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 3:52 PM
California’s OEHHA issued a notice, March 25, 2016, modifying its proposed revisions to the Proposition 65 (Prop 65) warning label regulations.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2016, 3:46 PM
Effective March 8, 2016, Brazil’s INMETRO implemented measures to remove toys containing 1,4-butanediol from sale. Similar toys not containing 1,4-butanediol, must now undergo mandatory testing and certification.Read more...