SGS Issues CHF 150 Million and CHF 350 Million Bonds
SGS SA announces the successful issuance of a 3 year CHF 150 million straight bond with a coupon of 1.25 per cent and a 7 year CHF 350 million straight bond with a coupon of 1.70 per cent.
Delaware, USA, Regulates Flame Retardants in Consumer Goods
Delaware has become the latest US jurisdiction to regulate flame retardants in certain consumer goods. The restrictions will become effective on July 1, 2023.
UK Intends to Revise Toy Safety Standards for Great Britain
The United Kingdom is proposing to amend the list of toy safety standards for presumption of conformity with its toy legislation in relation to Great Britain. These are proposed to be published and designated accordingly on September 1, 2022.
SGS and Siemens Join Forces to Provide Sustainability Consulting in Southeast Asia
Moldova Revises List of Standards for General Product Safety
Moldova has issued legislation to approve the latest list of standards for presumption of conformity with the nation’s law on general product safety. These will become effective on August 8, 2022.
SGS’s Quay Pharma Receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise
California Proposition 65: Reformulation of Chemicals in Consumer Goods
Multiple settlements have been reached for a variety of consumer goods containing Prop 65 chemicals. Many of these agreements allow a Prop 65 warning as an alternative.
The Netherlands Strengthens Requirements for Food Contact Materials and Articles
The Netherlands has published an amendment to its Commodities Act on packaging and consumer articles. The new law became effective on July 1, 2022
EU Proposes to Revise CLP Regulation on Substances and Mixtures
The EU has informed the WTO of its intention to revise the CLP Regulation. Changes include new notes for several boron-containing compounds and 2-ethylhexanoic acid and its salts.
Uruguay Consults Over Proposed Revision to Food Contact Metals and Alloys
Uruguay has announced its intention to amend Mercosur Technical Regulation on food contact metals and alloys. Comments are accepted until August 8, 2022