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Washington State, USA, Introduces New Consumer Product Safety Law Regulating Toxic Substances and Pollution The State of Washington has signed into law comprehensive toxic substances and pollution control legislation. The new law is one of the most restrictive in the United States. May 21, 2019 Updates
Canada Proposes Updates to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist Canada has opened the comment period for proposed changes to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist, including several condition changes and new substances to be added. May 21, 2019 Updates
Expanded Biologics Testing Facility Opens in Glasgow, UK SGS officially launched its newly expanded Biologics, Viral Vaccine, Gene and Cell Therapy Testing Facility in Glasgow on Thursday May 9, 2019. May 21, 2019 Business News
Health Canada Publishes New Corded Window Coverings Regulations On May 1, 2019, Health Canada published new Corded Window Covering Regulations (SOR/2019-97). The new regulations will be effective on May 1, 2021. May 20, 2019 Updates
California Proposition 65 Reformulation of DEHP in Consumer Products A number of Prop 65 settlement agreements and judgments have been reached for DEHP in a variety of products. Many of these allow a Prop 65 warning as an alternative. May 20, 2019 Updates
SGS Opens New Electrical and Electronics Test Center near Lille The new facility enables safety and performance testing on products ranging from household appliances and power tools to office equipment, lighting products and laboratory equipment. May 20, 2019 Business News
Intermarché Launches SGS Transparency-One Traceability QR Codes on Green Beans Customers can access country of origin and product journey details in-store with the aid of a smartphone. May 17, 2019 Business News
Product Recall Trends in Cosmetics, Personal Care & Household: Q1 2019 In 2019, product recalls in the CPCH category increased in the USA and in the EU. May 17, 2019 Updates
Product Recall Trends in Electrical & Electronics: Q1 2019 Recalls of electrical and electronic products increased in both the EU and the USA in Q1 2019. May 17, 2019 Updates
Product Recall Trends in Hardlines: Q1 2019 Recalls of hardline products increased in the EU and decreased in the USA in Q1 2019. May 17, 2019 Updates