Category: Regulatory Compliance


In 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new guidelines for the Nutrition Facts labels.  Several changes were made such as the reporting of added sugars and reporting based upon the container size and “reference amounts customarily consumed”, or ... Read More
October 9, 2018Jonathan Martin


The California Proposition 65 regulations grew out of a desire to inform the people of California of hazardous substances in products that they consume or come in contact with.   This was enacted in 1986 as the Safe Water and Toxic Enforcement ... Read More
September 6, 2018Jonathan Martin


The UN GHS regulations are a great step forward in providing a universal system for assessing and communicating hazards of substances and mixtures, but it does not provide perfect harmonization for several reasons, including:Differing implementations of the GHS regulation Implementations of different revisions of the GHS standard... Read More
January 16, 2018Ray Cook


Early on (in the 60’s and maybe even before), many countries and companies realized the need for a consistent way of communicating the hazards associated with their products.   These hazards may include physical hazards, such as flammability, explosivity, and corrosivity, health hazards, such as acute and chronic toxicity, carcinogenicity, and ... Read More
January 5, 2018Ray Cook


GHS provides a consistent way to determine the hazards of substances and mixtures (preparations) and a standardized presentation of these hazards.  The outcome of a GHS hazard determination may include:GHS Hazard Statements and hazard Classes and Categories GHS Precautionary Statements GHS ... Read More
November 21, 2017Jonathan Martin


September 29, 2017 – The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced they are proposing an extension of compliance dates for the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label final rules of July 26, 2018, to January 1, 2020, for manufacturers that have annual ... Read More
October 1, 2017admin