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Denmark Publishes New Order on Certain Packaging Requirements Denmark has published a new Order on certain packaging requirements. The restriction of heavy metals remains unchanged but contains new requirements for charges on certain carrier bags. The new Order will become effective on July 1, 2020. June 5, 2020 Updates
US FDA Issues Revised Face Mask and Respiratory Enforcement Policy The US FDA has issued “Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (Revised)” May 2020. This revision includes updates regarding alternatives when FDA-cleared or NIOSH-approved N95 respirators are not available. June 4, 2020 Updates
New Services to Support COVID-19 Recovery Our new Recover, Renew, Reinforce services will support you as you strive to recover from the negative impacts of COVID-19. June 4, 2020 Business News
Canada Publishes New National Standard for Flammability and Labeling Requirements for Tents Canada’s General Standards Board (CGSB) has published the first edition of CAN/CGSB-182.1-2020 for flammability and labeling requirements for tents. Health Canada has provided information regarding the Tent Regulation. June 4, 2020 Updates
US CPSC Issues a Direct Final Rule for Children's Folding Chairs and Stools The US CPSC has published the direct final rule to incorporate the latest version of the ASTM standard for Children's Folding Chairs and Stools. June 3, 2020 Updates
Ukraine Issues Draft Law on Food Contact Materials and Articles Ukraine has published a draft law on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. If approved, the law will enter into force six months after publication. June 3, 2020 Updates
SGS Joins Forces with Leading Biotech ReiThera to Fast-Track its Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine SGS joins forces with leading European biotech company ReiThera to fast-track a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. June 3, 2020 Business News
California Issues SUD for BPA in Certain Polycarbonate Eyewear Products The OEHHA has issued a Safe Use Determination for certain eyewear products from The Vision Council member companies. A Prop 65 warning would not be required for these products. June 1, 2020 Updates
Denmark Bans PFAS Chemicals in Food Contact Paper and Board Denmark has published new legislation to prohibit PFAS chemicals in paper and board food packaging. The new law will become effective on July 1, 2020 June 1, 2020 Updates
US CPSC Issues a Direct Final Rule for Sling Carriers The US CPSC has published the direct final rule to incorporate the latest version of the ASTM standard for Sling Carriers. May 29, 2020 Updates