Monthly Archives: August 2017

Germany Lowers Limits for Heavy Metals in Cosmetics

The Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety in Germany (Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit: BVL) has reduced the permissible limits in cosmetics for lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic, and antimony. The five heavy metals along with antimony and mercury … Continue reading

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KFT Expands Its Academy

KFT is expanding its training portfolio and enlarging its facilities at its location in Darmstadt-Griesheim. “Based on the increasing demand for training and information, we decided to expand our square footage,” says Dr. Karl-Franz Torges, managing director of KFT. The … Continue reading

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Vietnam: New Chemicals Law Coming in September

The new Vietnamese chemicals law will likely take effect in September, replacing the regulations that have been in effect since 2007. The new law contains a total of 8 chapters and 39 articles. One important component of the law is … Continue reading

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