SafeGuards est le bulletin technique de SGS qui met l'accent sur les nouvelles normes de produits, réglementations et méthodes d'essai. Il est rédigé par des experts SGS.
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US FTC Fines Companies for False Labeling on So-Called “Bamboo” Textiles
May 19, 2022 Softlines
In the US, textile fibers must be labeled and advertised according to the FTC Textile Fiber Products Identification Act and the Textile Fiber Rule. Selling apparel and other textile products labeled and advertised as “bamboo” are subject to civil penalties.
EU Proposes to Regulate Formaldehyde in Articles
May 17, 2022 Hardgoods, Toys and Juvenile Products, Softlines, Automotive, Electrical and Electronics, Personal and Protective Equipment
The European Union has issued draft legislation to restrict formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasing substances in articles. The new law would be implemented in two phases, starting 36 months after the date of entry into force (potentially 2026).
EU 2021 Safety Gate Product Recalls Report
May 16, 2022 Toys and Juvenile Products
According to data released by the EU’s Safety gate – the rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, in 2021, toys were the second most recalled product category in the EU. The list was topped by motor vehicles. Due to the pandemic and the need for PPE the number of recalled protective mask was significant (6% of all recalls).
Spain Issues a Law on Waste and Contaminated Soil for a Circular Economy
May 13, 2022 Hardgoods, Toys and Juvenile Products, Softlines, Electrical and Electronics, Personal and Protective Equipment
Spain has published a new law to promote a circular economy. The new legislation will be implemented in phases, starting April 10, 2022.
EU Publishes ATP-18 to the CLP Regulation on Substances and Mixtures
May 11, 2022 Hardgoods, Toys and Juvenile Products, Softlines, Electrical and Electronics
The EU has issued an ATP to amend Annex VI to the CLP Regulation on Classification, Labeling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures. This amendment will apply from November 23, 2023.
New Environmental Labeling Decree in France
May 11, 2022 Hardgoods, Automotive, Electrical and Electronics
Decree 2022-748, published on April 29 2022 on the environmental labeling of waste-generating products, concerns producers, importers, dealers, and all other marketers of waste-generating products intended for consumers, including those using an online distribution channel (website, platform, etc.).