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The Regulation of New and Existing Chemical Substances Registration is being revised for practical needs. Included are changes to the annual tonnage band for Phase 1 registration and the registration deadlines.
Maryland passes House Bill 643, banning the manufacturing and sale of cosmetic products that contain any of the 24 specified toxic chemicals, except under specified circumstances.
This latest update includes 22 new entries, 39 updated entries and one classification deletion. Within these are the common substances citric acid, boric acid and d-limonene.
The provision of Article 15 of the Cosmetics Regulation ensures uniformity on implementation of legislation regarding CMR substances, provides legal certainty to competent authorities and economic operators, and protects human health.
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) has updated its Restricted Substances List, which includes changes to existing information and the addition of new substances.
In an effort to increase the public’s safety, the UK government recently proposed new connected consumer products regulations focused on crucial cybersecurity requirements also addressed by UL’s IoT Security Rating.
UL expert Adam Lilien talks with LEDs Magazine Editor-in-Chief Maury Wright about the evolution of germicidal ultraviolet technology and how facilities can safely implement UVC systems.
Bahrain and the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) have launched a new online platform for the registration of energy-efficient air conditioners. UL Demko is accredited to complete the approval and deliver the Energy Efficiency Rating Label.
The Ministry of Employment and Labor of South Africa published the Regulation of Hazardous Chemical Agents (HCA). This regulation calls for new requirements for employers to keep workplaces safe from HCA and adopts the GHS classification system.
Testing and certification services to help get your healthcare devices certified for use in the U.K.
Many medical devices include additional wireless functionality. A consistent way to evaluate the risks due to wireless data transfer is necessary because additional functionality also brings the potential for increased risk to patients and operators.
Colombia banned asbestos on Jan. 1, 2021, with an additional five years to implement a policy for replacing existing asbestos. Penalties will apply to those that do not comply with the regulation.
On Sept. 1, 2020, Amendment 1 of IEC 60601-1-2:2014 was published. Gain a better understanding of the changes that impact the immunity test to be performed to medical equipment and medical systems.
Selling products in the EU and the U.K.? UL is accredited to deliver the required certifications manufacturers need. Learn more.
Learn more about UL’s termination of certification services for unvented alcohol fuel-burning decorative appliances, and the impact to using the UL Mark.
On April 20, 2021, the latest update to the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) regulations was released.
As Montenegro and Serbia face similar challenges in their preparation for admission to the EU, ECHA provides support and helps identify next steps forward.
Australia sets ambitious goals
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade recently issued a Circular detailing general safety requirements for production, trade, usage, storage and transportation of industrial hazardous chemicals.
Employers will need to take necessary steps to implement GHS in the workplace by April 7, 2023, for pure chemical substances and diluted solutions and April 7, 2024, for mixtures.
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