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|EPA Issues 3 New Notices Taking Action under Amended TSCA|
Thomas C. Berger, Martha E. Marrapese, Adrienne M. Timmel; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 20, 2016EPA is issuing a proposed rule under section 6(a) of TSCA to prohibit the manufacture, import, processing, and distribution in commerce and to prohibit commercial use of trichloroethylene (TCE) for aerosol degreasing and for spot cleaning in dry cleaning facilities. EPA is also proposing to require...
|EPA Invites Public Comments on Candidates for Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals|
Martha E. Marrapese; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 19, 2016Nominations to the new TSCA advisory committee for new and existing chemicals (referred to as the SACC) were formally announced in the Federal Register. Comments are due by January 9.
|U.S. and EU Consumer Groups Ask Global Regulators to Investigate Two Connected Toys|
Nathan A. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 14, 2016In a coordinated effort, public interest organizations announced on December 6 the submittal of complaints to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and European Union and Member State consumer and data privacy authorities to investigate two connected toys, My Friend Cayla and i-Que robot. The groups...
|ICC Issues Statement on Code Interpretation for Marketing and Advertising to Children and Teens|
Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 14, 2016The Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released a Statement on Code Interpretation for marketing and advertising to children and teens. The Statement responds to growing confusion on appropriate age benchmarks, and confirms that age 12 is the benchmark age in identifying...
Issues Draft Guidance on FCN Submissions for Substances Intended to Contact
Cynthia B. Lieberman, George G. Misko; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 3, 2017, previously published on December 09, 2016The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued long-awaited draft guidance on December 8, 2016 regarding the preparation of Food Contact Notifications (FCNs) for food-contact substances (FCS’s) that are intended to come into contact with infant formula and/or human (breast) milk...
Finalizes Proposition 65 Rule Regarding Point-Of- Sale Warnings for Bisphenol
Leslie T. Krasny; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 3, 2017, previously published on December 6, 2016On December 2, 2016, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) finalized its regulation regarding point-of-sale (POS) warnings for foods and beverages packaged in cans or with lids or caps that can cause exposures to bisphenol A (BPA). POS warnings will be...
|All Wrapped Up: China Finalizes Long-Awaited Standards for Food Packaging|
David J. Ettinger, Chen Hu, Mark Thompson; Keller and Heckman LLP;
November 28, 2016, previously published on November 18, 2016On November 18, 2016, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) finalized the following Standards applicable to food-contact materials marketed in the People's Republic of China in its announcement No. 15/2016:
|FDA's Establishment Registration and Product Listing Deadline is Fast Approaching - Are You Prepared?|
Owen Chaput, Azim Chowdhury; Keller and Heckman LLP;
November 14, 2016, previously published on November 3, 2016Section 905(b) of the Tobacco Control Act requires every person who owns or operates any "establishment" in the United States that manufactures, prepares, compounds, or processes a "tobacco product" to register with FDA by December 31 of each year. Now that the Deeming...
|Recalls Expanding to China After Consumer and Media Complaints|
Nathan A. Cardon, David J. Ettinger, Sheila A. Millar, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
November 14, 2016, previously published on November 2, 2016Samsung's much-publicized recall of the new Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones due to alleged fire hazards of lithium-ion batteries started in North America. Within weeks, after a media and social media outcry in China, the company expanded the recall to cover consumers in China. Samsung's decision to...
|Last Chance to Comment on China's Implementing Regulation of the Food Safety Law|
Yun Chen, David J. Ettinger, Eric Gu, Mark Thompson; Keller and Heckman LLP;
November 14, 2016, previously published on October 28, 2016 On October 19, 2016, the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council of P.R. China published the Regulation on the Implementation of the Food Safety Law (Draft for Approval) (hereinafter "Regulation") for public comment. This draft is an update on the version released in December...