Report of non-compliant chemicals in EU shows 90% come from non-EEA states Locked

Analysis of 2019 Rapex notifications prompts call for better enforcement

Europe

Amendments to New York children’s product law mark ‘improvements’ Locked

Chapter agreement to ingredient disclosure law introduced in state legislature

North America, United States, US states

Georgia issues regulation on toy safety Locked

Limits set on substances of concern

Europe, Georgia, Russia & CIS

New York children's product chemical disclosure bill becomes law Locked

Stakeholders await details of chapter amendments to controversial legislation

North America, United States, US states

Turkey issues notification on safety inspections of imported toys Locked

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey

EU withdraws flame retardants exemptions under UN POPs treaty Locked

No longer necessary following Europe's POPs recast

Europe

NGO study finds asbestos in children’s makeup kit Locked

North America, United States

Oregon to host meeting on Toxic-Free Kids programme Locked

North America, United States, US states

Echa round-up Locked

Europe

New York to require labels for lead in children’s jewellery Locked

North America, United States, US states

Growing trend of flame retardant-free children’s car seats, non-profit finds Locked

Nafra counters that not all flame retardants are the same

North America, United States

US interstate chemical reporting system launches Locked

North America, United States, US states

Danish EPA finds hazardous chemicals in toys Locked

Denmark, Europe

NGO Platform: EU fitness check on endocrine disruptors, another delay or potential game changer? Locked

Europe

EU limit values published for aluminium and formaldehyde in toys Locked

Member states have until May 2021 to implement

Europe

Gulf countries updating toys regulation to match EU standards Locked

Migration limits to be amended for some chemicals

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Multinational bodies

Danish tests detect excessive levels of heavy metals in jewellery Locked

Denmark, Europe

Ecuador proposes migration limits for toys Locked

Ecuador, Latin America & Caribbean

Vermont proposes additional changes to children's product scheme Locked

North America, United States, US states

EU committee to assess reference values for 'squishy toy' chemicals Locked

Europe

Denmark launches Christmas campaign to warn on online toys Locked

Denmark, Europe

Playground equipment studies highlight poor enforcement of lead paint laws Locked

NGOs in 36 countries carried out activities on lead in paint last week

Asia Pacific, Global, Indonesia, Latin America & Caribbean, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand

Commission publishes references of EU harmonised standards for toys Locked

Europe

Target, Walmart and others pull J&J baby talc product Locked

Johnson & Johnson issued recall after FDA tests found asbestos contamination

North America, United States

Danish EPA issues guide for avoiding hazardous chemicals in toys Locked

Denmark, Europe

Nordic enforcement project spotlights chemicals in give-away toys, gadgets Locked

Phthalates and SCCPs detected

Europe

Von der Leyen pressed to better regulate harmful chemicals in toys Locked

NGO Heal wants 'concrete actions' from new Commission president

Europe

US CPSC proposes to exempt six fibres from testing requirements Locked

North America, United States

UK issues product safety regulation guides for no-deal Brexit scenario Locked

Europe, UK

California adopts nation's toughest limits on metals in jewellery Locked

Jewellery trade group: Measure 'will not improve safety' of products

North America, United States, US states