Thursday 17 September 2020

We are delighted to share the Regulatory Bulletins below from ASBCI member Bureau Veritas, the ‘Webinar Calendar’ at the bottom details all their upcoming events.  Please note the US based Webinar that is taking place today, ‘Product Inspections Made Simple - Introduction to InSpec by BV’, is being repeated for Europe and the UK next week; 22nd September - please see the link below to register: -




Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services

September 2020


Public Consultation on Two Potential SVHC under EU REACH Regulation

The ECA has launched a new public consultation concerning two potential SVHC. Stakeholders can provide comments until 16 October 2020.


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France Publishes New Rules for Rubber in Contact with Foodstuffs

The new Arrêté on rubber materials and articles in contact with foodstuffs was published in the Official Journal of the French Republic on August 11, 2020 and is intended to come into application on July 1, 2021.


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GB 21027-2020 Request in Common Use of Security for Student's Articles Effective 1 February 2022, Replacing 2007 Version

This standard will be effective on 1 February 2022, and will replace GB 21027-2007 at that time. This standard revises the product scope, adds safety requirements, and revises part of test methods. 


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Australia Issues Updates to Mandatory Safety Standard of Toys Containing Magnets

There is a transition period of 12 months beginning on the day of commencement of the updated standard (August 28, 2020).  


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Update to BIFMA Product Conformance Program 

BIFMA has decided to postpone the launch BIFMA Compliant. BIFMA plans to begin executing contractual agreements in November with manufacturers who may be eligible for the program, and will then plan to begin uploading product information to the registry as of December 1.  The online registry will go live in March 2021.  


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Webinar Resources

Webinar - Sept 17: Introduction to InSpec by BV 

BV Webinar Calendar - View All Upcoming Events


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