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, United Kingdom
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
7 Aug 2018

Oregon looks to modify reportable chemicals list Locked

State considers fee, notification changes under Toxic-Free Kids programme

North America, United States
1 Aug 2018

Furniture group to seek ‘waiver’ from San Francisco flame retardant ban Locked

Measure extends to electronic components in furniture, children's products

North America, United States
30 Jul 2018

National Academies flame retardant group to convene Locked

North America, United States
24 Jul 2018

UK consumer body flags excessive boron levels in 'slime' toys Locked

Europe, United Kingdom
23 Jul 2018

US CPSC issues corrections to phthalates ban Locked

North America, United States
11 Jul 2018

Companies voice support for toxic-free circular economy Locked

Apple, H&M, Lego and Dell among contributors to ChemSec paper

Europe
11 Jul 2018

Massachusetts advances flame retardant ban

US states continue to act on class of substances

North America, United States
9 Jul 2018

Illegal phthalates found in Danish plastic balls Locked

Denmark, Europe
5 Jul 2018

Denmark investigating fines for non-compliant toys manufacturers and importers Locked

’Squishies' pulled from market after chemical emissions tests

Denmark, Europe
3 Jul 2018

Washington state seeks 'prevention approach' on flame retardants Locked

Stakeholder committee hears project overview for TPP, TCPP, TBPH, V6, IPTPP and TBB

North America, United States
28 Jun 2018

E-commerce product safety pledge 'not enough', say NGOs

Call for more action on hazardous chemicals in online products

Europe, North America, United States
27 Jun 2018

Thinktank presses Congress to oversee CPSC on flame retardants Locked

North America, United States
27 Jun 2018

CPSC exempts engineered wood products from third-party testing Locked

Testing for heavy metals, phthalates unnecessary for certain children’s products

North America, United States
20 Jun 2018

National Academies forms flame retardant committee Locked

North America, United States
20 Jun 2018

Finland warns against online purchases of borax for ‘slime’ toys Locked

Europe, Finland
4 Jun 2018

California Assembly approves flame retardant ban Locked

North America, United States
24 May 2018

Washington state to evaluate six flame retardants

Health department convenes stakeholder committee

North America, United States
17 May 2018

Canada finalises tighter lead, cadmium standards for children's products Locked

Industry requested uniform alignment with US rules

Canada, North America
14 May 2018

Revised European standard on finger paints published Locked

Europe
10 May 2018

US body seeks nominees for flame retardant hazard assessment Locked

National Academies plan to inform CPSC OFR rulemaking

North America, United States