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  • Tyres to get energy, noise and safety label

    Tyre and vehicle retailers will have to provide customers with detailed information on the energy efficiency, safety and noise performance of tyres following a vote in the European Parliament’s industry committee on 31 March. Transport and Environment (T&E), the sustainable transport campaign group and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) welcomed the agreement, which goes further than a ...

  • New hydrofracturing book published by NGWA Press

    An Introduction to Water Well Hydrofracturing: A Form of Well Development and Cleaning, was recently published by the Association under its NGWA Press label. Authored by Stuart A. Smith, CGWP, and Allen E. Comeskey, CPG, the book is an update of the text Smith authored in 1989 titled Manual of Hydraulic Fracturing for Well Stimulation and Geologic Studies. The new book discusses how ...

  • 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

  • Textiles Compliance: Beyond the Label

    Join Compliance & Risks for our free webinar on textiles compliance and learn about the key topics you need to ensure your products are compliant around the world. From the highly regulated area of children’s clothing and accessories to the massive growth in wearables, the challenge of understanding and staying on top of textiles regulations continues to grow. ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • 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.

  • EPA OKs Cause Marketing Labels for Disinfectants

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved display of promotions for causes or charities on labels of pesticides, disinfectants and other commercial toxics. Documents revealing the agency's policy change were released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a national association of workers in natural resources agencies. ...

  • OSHA adopts globally harmonized system of chemical labeling

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has revised its Hazard Communication Standard, aligning it with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of chemical classification and labeling. The new standard aims to reduce confusion about chemical hazards in the workplace, facilitate safety training and establish consistent labels and safety data sheets for all chemicals ...


    By 3E Company

  • 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

  • Arc flash labeling best practices guide

    Graphic Products has announced the release of their Arc Flash Labeling Best Practices Guide. This new guide is a comprehensive source of information about labeling arc flash and shock hazards throughout any facility.In October 2007 it was reported that a NEC survey showed 'only 14% of equipment installed before 2002 had arc flash warning labels, and only 52% of the equipment installed in 2002 and ...


    By Graphic Products, Inc.

  • 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

  • How to manage Safety Data Sheets and Labels to make your products compliant with the global standards?

    Selerant presents its solutions in a series of Webinar events dedicated to the management of various regulations: UN GHS, GHS China, GHS USA - HazCom, CLP, GHS ... Selerant develops solutions for the management and creation of SDS and Labels in accordance with the Regulations in force. Selerant supports its customers through a team of experienced technicians and regulatory experts present in our ...


    By Selerant srl

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: U. S. environmental protection agency and national highway traffic safety administration seek public input on new fuel economy labels (IL)

    Agencies are seeking public comment on label design options and related issues. The goal of the new fuel economy labels is to provide consumers with simple, straightforward energy and environmental comparisons across all types of vehicles, including electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and conventional gasoline-powered vehicles. Time: Noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. Date: Thursday, ...

  • 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.

  • Diet Hazards can Result from Confusing Food Labels

    EMSL Analytical offers food testing services for manufacturers, processors, distributors and retailers to ensure foods are safe, free of allergens and to make sure that products are labeled properly. Last month MSNBC.com published an article entitled, “Confusing food labels can hide diet hazards”.  The article proposes that food engineers do not always want people to understand ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 2,500 products now approved under EPA safer product labeling program

    As part of the Earth Day 2011 tribute and continued efforts to protect Americans’ health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that more than 2,500 products are now authorized by the agency under its Design for the Environment (DfE) Safer Product Labeling Program to carry the DfE label. DfE-labeled products do not contain known chemicals of potential concern, like ...

  • EPA Seeks Feedback from the Public on Proposed Label Options for Safer Products

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is redesigning its Design for the Environment Safer Product Label to better convey to consumers that products bearing the label meet the program’s rigorous standard to be safer for people and the environment. “We want consumers to be able to easily find safer products that work well,” said Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator for Office of ...

  • New Pesticide Labels Will Better Protect Bees and Other Pollinators

    In an ongoing effort to protect bees and other pollinators, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed new pesticide labels that prohibit use of some neonicotinoid pesticide products where bees are present. “Multiple factors play a role in bee colony declines, including pesticides. The Environmental Protection Agency is taking action to protect bees from pesticide exposure ...

  • EC Submits Proposed Nano Food Labeling Regulation to WTO

    On September 11, 2013, the European Commission (EC) submitted to the World Trade Organization (WTO) a proposed regulation amending Regulation 1169/2011 concerning the provision of food information to consumers as regards the definition of engineered nanomaterials (ENM). The proposed regulation states that since the regulation refers to ENMs and not ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • China to Implement Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

    On March 12, 2011, China's State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) issued Decree 591, "Regulation on the Safe Management of Dangerous Chemicals," which concerns the safe use of chemicals. The regulation is very wide ranging in scope and "sets the tone" for future chemicals legislation. As one of the more immediate impacts, State Decree 591 uses the National Standards GB 13690-2009 on the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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