Jul 03, 2015
The new amendment A12 to EN 62115 is now harmonized under the EU Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. The changes mainly affect electrical toys with a motor or inductor.
Jul 02, 2015
SGS expert Xavier Vital will co-host a panel discussion on supply chain mapping and data verification at AAFA Traceability Conference in July 21, 2015 in Nashville, USA.
Jun 25, 2015
The National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China (NHFPC) released draft regulations for food contact glass and ceramic in February 2015.
Jun 24, 2015
Inclined sleep products for infants regulated by new ASTM standard.
Jun 23, 2015
The European Commission informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) on April 29, 2015 about its intention to significantly amend Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 for Food Contact Materials (FCM) made from plastic.
Jun 18, 2015
The World Trade Organization has circulated 2 notifications from Egypt announcing the country’s amendments on requirements for toy safety and standard methods. The toy safety requirements comply with the European Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC.
Jun 16, 2015
The Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan announced a new care labeling standard (JIS L0001-2014) on March 31, 2015 to replace the current JIS L0217-1995.
Jun 15, 2015
The Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) preliminary annual report 2014 not only includes the market surveillance activities connected to food and feedstuff but for food contact materials (FCM) as well.
Jun 12, 2015
Westchester County has recently become the second county in New York State to prohibit the sale of children's products containing certain chemicals classified as toxic. The new law will be enforced 1 year after becoming law.
Jun 11, 2015
In 2015, 12 provinces have increased minimum wage by over 12% on average.