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  • A Global Survey on GHS Labels for Small Containers 2015

    It is difficult to label small containers given the fact that there is a lot of info that needs to be included on a GHS label and the outer surface area of the containers is always limited. Luckily, many countries allow some GHS label elements (i.e. hazard statements or precautionary statements) to be omitted from a label ...


    By ChemSafetyPRO.COM

  • OPP considering labeling of nanopesticides

    The State Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) Pesticide Operations and Management (POM) Committee held a meeting on September 20, 2010. During the meeting, Jennifer McLain, Associate Director of the Antimicrobials Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), provided an update on EPA's ...


    By Acta Group

  • OPP Considering Labeling of Nanopesticides

    The State Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) Pesticide Operations and Management (POM) Committee held a meeting on September 20, 2010. During the meeting, Jennifer McLain, Associate Director of the Antimicrobials Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), provided an update on EPA's ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Label your pipelines

    The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996 require employers to mark visible pipes in the workplace which contain or transport dangerous substances. The British Standard Specification for the identification of pipelines and services (BS 1710:1984) has specified the colours of labels needed for the identification of pipes conveying fluids and gases. Following these ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • FDA Menu Labeling Rule Developments

    A bipartisan group of 24 House members sent a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, Margaret Hamburg, on Feb. 14, 2014. It was urging the FDA to consider alternatives to its proposed menu labeling rule, arguing that the FDA’s proposal is too stringent and would be a burden on small businesses. The proposed rule would require the listing of calories for food on menus of ...


    By 360training.com, Inc.

  • Print and Verify Labels On The Production Line With New Label Serialization Stations

    Label Serialization Stations from Mettler-Toledo PCE can be fully integrated into the production line for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry to print track-and-trace labels for their products at a rate of up to 500 per minute. The latest addition to the Mettler-Toledo PCE portfolio is the newly developed Label Serialization Station (LSS), which prints and verifies ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Print and Verify Labels On The Production Line With New Label Serialization Stations

    The latest addition to the Mettler-Toledo PCE portfolio is the newly developed Label Serialization Station (LSS), which prints and verifies labels automatically. Companies in the pharmaceutical and ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • BPA Labeled Toxic by Canadian Government

    EMSL Analytical provides bisphenol A (BPA) testing services to determine if the chemical is present in plastics or environmental samples to protect the public from exposure and health risks. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 19th, 2010 Last week the Canadian government classified bisphenol A as a toxic substance.  The material is used to make plastics and can be found in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Consumers guide to green labels in Canada

    Industry Canada has published a useful guide that explains some of the common green claims and labels one will find in Canada. EcoLogo ecoLogoThe Canadian EcoLogo (also known as Environmental Choice) helps you identify products and services that have been independently certified to meet strict environmental standards that reflect their entire life cycle-from manufacturing to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ISO Publishes Guidance on Voluntary Labeling for Consumer Products Containing Manufactured Nano-Objects

    The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published Technical Specification (TS) 13830:2013, “Nanotechnologies -- Guidance on voluntary labelling for consumer products containing manufactured nano-objects.”  The purpose of the guidance “is to provide a framework to facilitate a harmonized approach for the voluntary provision of labelling for [consumer ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA unveils next generation of fuel economy labels

    New fuel economy labels unveiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today at the Mid-Atlantic AAA Office in Wilmington, Del. will provide shoppers of model year 2013 cars and trucks with comprehensive fuel efficiency information. “The new labels will help consumers be smart buyers who know which cars will save them money and leave the smallest footprint on the environment,” ...

  • EU requires magnetic toys to carry a warning label

    Toys containing magnets look set to carry a mandatory warning label across the EU, under a Commission proposal approved by Member States in the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) Committee yesterday. The proposal for a draft Commission decision will cover all 'magnetic toys' - toys that contain or consist of loose or detachable magnets, or magnetic components of such size and shape that they ...


    By European Commission

  • Brady Introduces v2.0 LABXPERTTM Laboratory Labeling System

    MILWAUKEE - Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) is pleased to announce the release of the upgraded v2.0 LABXPERTTM  Laboratory Labeling System, offering new features for creating fast, legible, durable labels designed for use in the lab ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Biofuel labeling often inaccurate, new study claims

    Biofuel blends may not always be what the label claims. A study at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many smaller distributors could be 'splash blending.'  While sampling blended biodiesel fuels purchased from small-scale retailers, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many of the blends do not contain the advertised amount of biofuel. Marine ...

  • Japanese agency labels radioactive leak `serious`

    Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday upgraded the rating of a leak of radiation-contaminated water at its tsunami-wrecked nuclear plant to a "serious incident" on an international scale. The Nuclear Regulation Authority originally gave a Level 1 rating - an "anomaly," to the Aug. 19 leak of 300 tons (300,000 liters, 80,000 gallons) of water ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA finalizes E15 pump labeling requirements/new labels will help consumers find the right fuel for their vehicles

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued fuel pump labeling and other requirements for gasoline blends containing more than 10 and up to 15 percent ethanol, known as E15. These requirements will help ensure that E15 is properly labeled and used once it enters the market. The new orange and black label must appear on fuel pumps that dispense E15. This label will help inform consumers ...

  • New Label Check Stations for Food Manufacturers to Print and Check Labels in One Single Step

    The latest addition to the METTLER TOLEDO CI-Vision portfolio is the newly developed Label Check Station (LCS), which prints and verifies labels automatically. Food manufacturers can use the LCS to print high-quality, product-specific labels at a rate of up to 500 per minute. The Label Check Station integrates into ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • EU council adopts updated cosmetics regulation requiring labeling of nanoscale ingredients

    The European Union (EU) Council approved an updated cosmetics regulation that would require cosmetic products that contain nanoscale ingredients to be labeled as such. The regulation would also require the manufacturers of new cosmetic products containing nanomaterials to notify the European Commission (EC) and provide certain information six months before the product is placed on the European ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • APR Releases the Final Report of Sleeve Label Working Group

    The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, released the Final Report of the Sleeve Label Working Group detailing recommendations the packaging industry can use to mitigate the impact of sleeve labels on the recycling of PET bottles. Formed in June of 2013, the APR Working Group represented all ...

  • EPA Seeks Comment on Draft PR Notice on Web-Distributed Labeling

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published on January 16, 2013, a Federal Register notice announcing the availability of and seeking public comment on a draft Pesticide Registration (PR) Notice entitled "Web-Distributed Labeling for Pesticide Products." EPA states that the draft PR Notice provides "guidance concerning the process by which registrants can make legally valid versions ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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