Compliance Update: Toys & children's products, Q1 2012


A summary of the latest global proposals, enactments, amendments, and enforcements applicable to toys and children's products, including apparel, food contact articles, and jewelry.

Includes updates on chemicals of high concern in the states of California, Washington, and in Canada; restrictions on bisphenol-A (BPA) in US cities and states, as well as in countries such as Belgium and France; restrictions on cadmium, chromium, and lead in US states and in the European Union (EU); the 10th edition of the American Apparel & Footwear Association's (AAFA) Restricted Substances List (RSL); and the latest Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) per the EU's REACH Regulation.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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