17 Jan 2019

EU consults on revised limits on formaldehyde, aluminium in toys Locked

Europe
15 Jan 2019

Massachusetts governor 'pocket vetoes' flame retardant ban Locked

Bill supporters vow to continue fight in 2019

North America, United States
4 Jan 2019

Massachusetts legislature passes flame retardant ban Locked

Governor's signature would bar 11 substances from certain products

North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

Consumer bodies pressure Commission for stronger action on ‘slime’

Illegal levels of boron content found in toys sold in several EU countries

Europe
20 Dec 2018

US Senator urges FDA to investigate J&J asbestos allegations Locked

Reuters says company has known about talc products for decades

North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

US EPA seeks lead reductions in cosmetics, consumer products Locked

Agency releases 'federal action plan' for minimising childhood exposures

North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

Toys contain more ‘banned chemicals’ than other product types Locked

Findings from NGO analysis of 2018 EU Rapex notifications

Europe
20 Dec 2018

Canada report shows 'significant progress' in limiting BPA infant exposure

Canada, North America
19 Dec 2018

Walmart, Target sued for lead in children’s products Locked

New York attorney general's litigation also targets importer LaRose

North America, United States
13 Dec 2018

UK study finds high levels of boron in toy 'slime' products Locked

Europe, UK
29 Nov 2018

EU Council backs lower POPs limit on decaBDE flame retardants Locked

Concentration threshold still significantly above NGOs' goal

Europe
29 Nov 2018

Washington state considers flame retardant restrictions among policy options Locked

November meeting focuses on building insulation, furniture and children's products

North America, United States
29 Nov 2018

NGOs urge stricter controls on brominated dioxins Locked

Global study finds persistent organic pollutant in toys

Europe, Global
22 Nov 2018

US NGO raises concerns over lead and boron in toys Locked

Blood levels of about 500,000 toddlers above five micrograms per deciliter

North America, United States
20 Nov 2018

EU Parliament shuns high POPs limit proposal in recycled plastic Locked

Thumbs down for flame retardant decaBDE after NGO backlash

Europe
15 Nov 2018

Washington state’s flame retardant committee to hold final meeting in January Locked

North America, United States
7 Nov 2018

Washington state weighs policy options on flame retardants Locked

Final report to legislature expected next July

North America, United States
6 Nov 2018

New CEN standard lowers BPA migration limit in baby soothers Locked

All conflicting standards to be withdrawn by March 2019

Europe
5 Nov 2018

Norway finds reprotoxin leaching from 'slime' toy products

Some imported were not CE marked

Europe, Norway
25 Oct 2018

Denmark to tighten rules on toy safety Locked

Rules come into force in July 2019

Denmark, Europe
18 Oct 2018

NGOs urge EU to end POPs exemptions for recycled plastics

Flame retardants 'likely from e-waste' present in recycled toys, study finds

Europe
18 Oct 2018

California agency ramps up regulatory efforts under SCP programme Locked

Proposal taking shape to address paint strippers containing NMP

North America, United States
26 Sep 2018

Oregon amends children's product reporting requirements Locked

Rules to require removal of chemicals of concern from products to be developed in 2019

North America, United States
19 Sep 2018

Denmark launches consumer website on chemicals Locked

Denmark, Europe
19 Sep 2018

Denmark holds workshop on toy rules Locked

Denmark, Europe
13 Sep 2018

UK teaching union calls for action on asbestos mats

HSE says risk from Bunsen burner mats 'extremely low'

Europe, UK
12 Sep 2018

South Korea to ban BPA in infant and toddler FCMs Locked

Implementation expected from January 2010

Asia, South Korea
30 Aug 2018

California passes flame retardant bill despite industry protests Locked

Measure extends to mattresses, restricts existing and future substances

North America, United States
29 Aug 2018

California poised to approve wide-ranging flame retardants bill Locked

Mattresses, children's products and upholstered furniture covered

North America, United States
8 Aug 2018

US NGO finds hazardous chemicals in school supplies Locked

North America, United States