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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.

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SGS and Siemens Join Forces to Provide Sustainability Consulting in Southeast Asia

Helping organizations to mitigate supply chain risks, implement better processes, address stakeholder concerns and accomplish sustainability goals.
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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. 

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SGS’s Quay Pharma Receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is the UK’s highest accolade for business success.
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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.

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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 

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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. 

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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

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Rhode Island, USA, Regulates PFAS in Food Packaging

The state of Rhode Island has become the latest US jurisdiction to ban PFAS in food packaging. This prohibition will become effective on January 1, 2024.

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Hawaii, USA, Bans PFAS in Certain Consumer Goods

Hawaii has become the latest US jurisdiction to regulate PFAS in certain consumer products. The prohibition of PFAS in specific categories of food packaging will become effective on December 31, 2024.

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