Sep 16, 2014
On 1 September 2014, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) launched the second 2014 public consultation on 10 potential Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). (1)
Sep 09, 2014
The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) announced on 5 August 2014 that they are allowing a higher level of tomato lycopene extract and concentrate colorant in ready to eat/processed meat.
Sep 04, 2014
Canada has announced a Regulatory Initiative to amend the Children’s Jewelry Regulations. A 75-day period for public comments is expected to take place during the Fall of 2014.
Sep 03, 2014
Canada has announced a Regulatory Initiative to amend the Consumer Products Containing Lead (Contact with Mouth) Regulations. A 75-day period for public comments is expected to take place during the Fall of 2014.
Aug 29, 2014
In April 2008, the British Standards for writing and marking instruments, BS 7272-1:2008 and BS 7272-2:2008 were published by BSI.
Aug 28, 2014
Prop 65 is now over 25 years old and has been effective in reducing exposures to toxic chemicals.
Aug 27, 2014
The US Congress has recently introduced a proposal to establish a list of chemicals that are considered to be persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic (PBTs) with allowable uses.
Aug 26, 2014
The EU has recently launched a public consultation for a proposal to revise the limits for soluble chromium (VI) under the Toy Safety Directive (TSD). The final date for comments will be 28 September 2014.
Aug 21, 2014
In August 2008, President George W. Bush signed the ‘Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008’ (CPSIA) into law (1).
Aug 20, 2014
SGS is proud to announce the upcoming opening of its new wireless testing facility in Branchburg, New Jersey, USA.