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California Proposition 65: Reformulation of Lead in Consumer Products A number of Prop 65 settlement agreements and judgments have been reached for lead in a variety of products. Many of these allow a Prop 65 warning as an alternative. May 13, 2019 Updates
California Proposition 65: Reformulation of DINP in Consumer Products A number of Prop 65 settlement agreements and judgments have been reached for DINP in a variety of products. Many of these allow a Prop 65 warning as an alternative. May 13, 2019 Updates
California Proposition 65: Reformulation of Phthalates in Consumer Products A number of Prop 65 settlement agreements and judgments have been reached for phthalates in a range of products. Many of these allow a Prop 65 warning as an alternative. May 11, 2019 Updates
CEN Publishes EN 71-3:2019 ‘Migration of Certain Elements’ CEN has published the 2019 version of EN 71-3 for the migration of certain elements in toys. Conflicting national standards are to be withdrawn by October 2019. May 09, 2019 Updates
Australia Establishes MRLs for Six Pesticides in Food-Producing Animals On April 9, 2019, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) approved amendments to Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Instrument No.4 (MRL Standard) 2012 by setting new and temporary maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pesticides in fish, meat products and milk. Objections must be received before May 7, 2019. May 09, 2019 Updates
Myanmar Sets Labeling Requirements for Several Consumer Products Labeling requirements have been set for priority products like food and beverages, household products, children’s items, telecommunication equipment, drugs and supplements, chemicals cosmetics and toiletries. Apr 30, 2019 Updates
Health Canada Releases Updated Guidelines on Children's Sleepwear Flammability In February 2019, Health Canada published the updated policy guidelines for the Children’s Sleepwear Regulations made under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA). The new version reflects the current Health Canada policy which maintains the existing performance requirements with some added clarification. Apr 26, 2019 Updates
EU Updates Certain RoHS 2 Exemptions On February 5, 2019, the European Commission published Directives (EU) 2019/169 ~ (EU) 2019/178 renewing nine exemptions and adding one exemption to Annex III of RoHS 2. Apr 25, 2019 Updates
FDA Issues Proposed Rule to Ensure Sunscreens are Safe and Effective The US FDA has issued a proposed rule to put into effect a final monograph for OTC sunscreen drug products, recognizing two ingredients as GRASE, two ingredients as not GRASE, and asking for additional data on a further 16 active ingredients. Apr 25, 2019 Updates
AAFA Releases 20th Edition of Restricted Substances List The 20th edition of the Restricted Substances List (RSL) was released by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) in February 2019 to reflect the latest global regulatory changes. Apr 24, 2019 Updates