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New EU Safety Standards for Children’s Cot Duvet, Cot Bumpers and Cot Sleep Bags Released The European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) recently launched three voluntary standards to improve the safety of textile sleeping products. The standards for children’s cot duvets (EN 16779-1), children’s cot bumpers (EN 16780) and children’s sleep bags for use in cot (EN 16781) include safety requirements and test methods, warnings and instructions to adult users to address the possible hazards posed by these products. December 14, 2018 Updates
Turkey Proposes Legislation for Food Contact Plastics Turkey is proposing a specific piece of legislation for food contact plastics. If published in the official journal, the provisions will become effective on January 1, 2021. December 14, 2018 Updates
Launching the TIC Council Leading companies in the testing, inspection and certification (TIC) industry have launched the TIC Council, a new international association representing independent third-party verification. December 13, 2018 Global Corporate News
Minerals Expertise at Every Stage of the Project Life Cycle Watch our video to learn about our services for the mining and minerals sector and find out how we can help you bring your project to market faster while maintaining quality. December 13, 2018 Features
Turkey Regulates POP Chemicals Turkey has published legislation regulating persistent organic pollutants (POPs). The new law entered into force in November 2018. December 13, 2018 Updates
ISO Publishes Completely New Standard for Food Contact Enamels ISO has published a new standard, ISO 4531:2018, for food contact vitreous and porcelain enamels. This standard establishes test conditions for a variety of applications and migration limits for 16 heavy metals. December 13, 2018 Updates
Office Seating – the Safety, Strength and Durability Standard EN 1335-2 has Been Updated EN 1335-2 has been updated and some of the modifications in this standard may impact the compliance of office seating to this voluntary standard. December 13, 2018 Updates
Toy Updates: December 2018 Learn more about EC type-examination certificates, CE-marking and toy projectiles. December 13, 2018 Features
Hong Kong Consults Standards for Toys and Children’s Products Hong Kong has launched a one-month public consultation on a proposal to update its safety standards for certain toys and children’s products. Comments are accepted until December 31, 2018. December 12, 2018 Updates
SGS Invests in Imprint Analytics, Austria SGS is pleased to announce an investment in Imprint Analytics, Austria, as part of a new strategic partnership. December 12, 2018 Global Corporate News