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Los suscriptores reciben alertas semanales por correo electrónico sobre los nuevos boletines de SafeGuardS. También reciben nuestra publicación Product Recalls dos veces al mes, donde se recopilan los avisos de retirada de productos de consumo en EE. UU. y Australia.
EU Ecolabel Criteria Established for Tissue Paper and Tissue Products
18 Mar 2019 Cosmetics, Personal Care and Household
On January 11, 2019, European Commission published Decision (EU) 2019/70 to establish the EU Ecolabel criteria for tissue paper and tissue products. This Decision includes Ecolabel criteria for graphic paper as well.
US Legislative Developments: PFAS Chemicals in Firefighting and Food Packaging Products
13 Mar 2019 Hardgoods, Food
Several states in the US have introduced bills to prohibit PFAS chemicals in firefighting foams, firefighting personal protective equipment and/or food packaging. The scope of products is jurisdiction dependent.
New European Standard for Fastness of Fluorescent Whitened Paper and Board for Food Contact
12 Mar 2019 Hardgoods, Food
CEN has published EN 648:2018 for the determination of the fastness of fluorescent whitened paper and board intended for food contact. Conflicting national standards are to be withdrawn by May 2019 at the latest.
ASTM Publishes New Standard for Infant Bathers
04 Mar 2019 Toys and Juvenile Products
In February 2019, ASTM releases a new safety standard designated as ASTM F3343-19 for infant bathers. This standard establishes performance requirements, test methods and labelling requirements for the safe use of infant bathers.
Registration for Antimicrobial Treated Articles in Canada and United States
26 Feb 2019 Softlines
Antimicrobial properties are fast becoming an expected treatment in textiles for applications that range from clothing, home textiles, and footwear to upholstery articles. However, antimicrobial treated articles that are distributed, imported, or manufactured in Canada or the United States can only be treated with a pesticide that is registered by PMRA or EPA respectively for that use.