USA: California proposes regulation on children’s foam-padded sleeping products
On 15 July 2016, the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) of California has proposed its regulation listing the first set of Priority Products under the Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR).
USA: California lists six herbicides under Proposition 65
With effect from 15 July 2016, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added six triazines herbicides to the Proposition 65 chemical list as known to the state to have harmful effects on reproductive and developmental functions. .
China: Energy Efficiency Labelling for household refrigerators rules were approved
Rules concerning the use, filing and announcement of energy efficiency labels for motor-driven compression-type household electric refrigerators, wine storage cabinets and embedded refrigerators will come into force on 1 October 2016.