This presentation from Compliance & Risks gives an update on new and changing legislation involving chemicals in products covering Q1, 2013 from around the world. Chemicals covered include BPAs, phthalates, toxic substances, EU REACH, azo dyes, formaldehyde, mercury and lead across a wide range of products from children’s jewelry to light bulbs, and EEE to recalls. Countries span from Argentina to France, Taiwan to Sweden, and Canada to China. The presentation also looks at activities by specific government, environmental and industrial organisations such as CPSC, OEHHA, Environment Canada, AAFA, California’s DTSC, TSCA and Prop 65.
Author: Stacey Bowers, MILS, Compliance & Risks, has nearly 15 years experience providing consultation on labeling, restricted substances, safety and testing to consumer products retailers and manufacturers, with a special focus on the apparel, footwear, jewelry & toy industries.