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China Released New Product Standard – FZ/T 73063-2019 (Knitted Maternity Garments) China implemented its new product standard for knitted maternity garments on November 1st, 2019. Jan 21, 2020 Updates
China Released New Product Standard – FZ/T 73062-2019 (Knitted Beachwear) China implemented its new product standard for knitted beachwear on November 1st, 2019. Jan 17, 2020 Updates
New York State Regulates Lead in Children’s Jewelry The state of New York requires a warning statement for lead content in children’s jewelry. The labeling requirement will become effective on January 1, 2021. Jan 03, 2020 Updates
Ban on Halogenated Flame Retardants and Labelling Requirements in EU Ecodesign Requirements for Electronic Displays The European Union (EU) has recently prohibited the use of halogenated flame retardants in plastic enclosures and stands of electronic displays and introduces several new labelling requirements for some hazardous substances. The new regulation will take effect starting March 1, 2021. Dec 23, 2019 Updates
India Revises Import Policy for Toys Effective immediately, India has revised its toy import policy from ‘imported toys have to be tested by an NABL accredited lab’ to ‘randomly selected samples from each consignment for testing in NABL accredited labs for clearance’. This means that it is no longer a mandatory requirement to test with an NABL accredited lab. Dec 18, 2019 Updates
South Korea Announces New Technical Standard for Plastic Products South Korea regulates plastic products that are in frequent contact with the skin. The new standard will become effective on October 22, 2020. Dec 18, 2019 Updates
Vietnam Announces New Technical Regulation for Toy Safety Vietnam strengthens its national technical regulation on toy safety to meet modern-day requirements. The new technical regulation will become effective on January 1, 2021. Dec 17, 2019 Updates
SGS Responsible Business Services - Updated China Laws and Regulations Comprehending and obeying the laws and regulations timely is the key to the supply chain assessment, thereby the relative updates will be displayed as below. Dec 13, 2019
SGS Responsible Business Services - International News on Social Responsibility In recent years, more and more government agencies, international organizations, non-government organizations and multinational corporations start to concern about Corporate Social Responsibility. Hence, the enterprises are supposed to periodically follow up latest information on top of the legislation. Dec 13, 2019 Business News
New York State Governor Signs 1,4-Dioxane Bill Restricting Its Use in Household Products On December 9, 2019, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed S.4389-B/A.6295-A, limiting the use of 1,4-Dioxane in Consumer Products. New limits will take effect on cosmetic products as of 2022, alongside personal care and household products. Dec 13, 2019 Updates