Feb 27, 2015
China’s Department of Food Safety Standard, Risk Surveillance and Assessment, National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) published new requirements for packaged drinking water products.
Feb 26, 2015
Hong Kong recently updated the safety standards for toys and certain children’s products to be in line with the latest international requirements. The enforcement date will be 1 October 2015.
Feb 25, 2015
New Zealand’s Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a new standard to clarify the labeling requirements for exports of infant formula, to all destinations excluding Australia.
Feb 24, 2015
France recently clarified the acceptable limits of Bisphenol A (BPA) in paper and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) significantly lowered the safe exposure level of BPA.
Feb 23, 2015
CEN has published a Technical Report (equivalent to a BSI Code of Practice) for manufacturers, recommending methods of making children’s garments avoiding certain hazards that may pose a risk to the wearer’s safety.
Feb 20, 2015
SGS approved to conduct BEPI environmental performance assessments in production units.
Feb 19, 2015
The list of European standards, titles and references has been updated for certain product categories under the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD).
Feb 18, 2015
The Japanese Standards Association announced the new care labeling standard in October 2014. JIS L0001-2014 was developed based on the ISO 3758-2012 care label system and is regulated by the Household Products Quality Labeling Law.
Feb 17, 2015
Turkey has recently increased the number of chemicals in certain consumer products that are subject to market surveillance.
Feb 16, 2015
China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and Standardization Administration of the People's Republic of China (SAC) jointly published the mandatory standard related to children’s footwear.