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Updates Made to Signage For Packaging and Recyclable Products As part of its anti-wastage and circular economy law (AGEC Law), the French government wishes to reform the multiple affixed logos on packaging and on products to simplify sorting habits. 16 Apr 2021 Business News
Australia and New Zealand Publish AS/NZS 8124-3:2021 For the Migration of Certain Elements In February 2021, Standards Australia and Standards New Zealand published AS/NZS ISO 8124.3:2021 for the migration of eight elements from toy materials and from parts of toys. 31 Mar 2021 Business News
US EPA Publish Final Rules for Five PBT Chemicals Under TSCA In January 2021, the US EPA published five final rules in the federal register to regulate five persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals under TSCA. 26 Mar 2021 Business News
TPCH Updates Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation On February 16, 2021, the US TPCH issued the 2021 update to the Model Toxics in Packaging Legislation. 19 Mar 2021 Business News
China Propose to Revise Heavy Metal Regulations for Printing Ink On September 23, 2020, China submitted a notification to the WTO about the general safety technical requirements for certain heavy metals in the process of ink production and use, aiming to protect human health and reduce environmental pollution and damage. 12 Mar 2021 Business News
2020 RAPEX Recalls For Electrical & Electronic Products From Jan 2020 to Jan 2021, over 160 recall cases were listed for electrical and electronic products where most chemical violations were related to RoHS, REACH and POPs. 05 Mar 2021 Business News
EU Updates EN 71-4:2020 for Toy Experimental Sets On 23 December 2020, CEN published a new version of the safety standard for experimental sets for chemistry and related activities – EN 71-4:2020. 04 Mar 2021 Business News
The Key Changes in ISO/IEC DIS 27002 This article highlights the key changes in the DIS as compared to ISO/IEC 27002:2013 edition. 02 Mar 2021 Business News
Be prepared for stricter regulatory requirements on food safety In late 2020, the Centre for food safety (CFS) published a consultation document “Proposed Amendments to the Harmful Substances in Food Regulations (Cap. 132AF)”, aiming to review and strengthen the existing control of harmful substances in food for protecting public health. 26 Feb 2021 Business News
EU Proposal to Revise Regulation for Batteries On December 10, 2020, the EU had released legislative proposals for the Batteries Directive (2006/66/EC), aiming to create a legal framework on sustainability, traceability and circularity of battery production throughout its life cycle. 26 Feb 2021 Business News