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FTC Codifies 'Made in USA' Label Requirements

Earlier this month, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission published a final rule regarding “Made in the USA” claims and labels. While the rule doesn’t impose and new mandates, it does codify its...


Indonesian Paint Co. Sets CA-Based Green Code

Indonesian paint company PT Mowilex has recently published a guide that classifies its products in terms of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions, according to a press release.


Paint Can Label Aids in Organization

A paint label developed to help painters and homeowners organize leftover paint cans is up for a design prize.


Consumer Reports ‘Decodes’ Paint Labels

From “washable” to “one gallon”—paint experts over at Consumer Reports hope to relieve some confusion when it comes to paint can labels.


New Chemical Hazard Rules Come to U.S.

WASHINGTON—From picture warnings to revamped safety sheets and explicit job-site signs, a new generation of hazard communications has dawned in the U.S. paint industry with the arrival of a ...


Coating Makers Roll Out Hazard Labels

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Coatings Association has introduced a variety of materials to help employers comply with new federal hazmat communications requirements.


ACA Develops New Hazard Labels

WASHINGTON, D.C.—New hazardous-materials labels designed to communicate in-plant hazard information and comply with OSHA standards are now available for purchase.


Fine Print Follows Paint Label Reprieve

U.S. coating makers will get more time to revise hazard labeling and safety data sheets for their products if they can prove "reasonable diligence" on their progress, federal regulators say.


U.S. Details Coating Label Reprieve

U.S. paint and coating makers who will miss the June 1 deadline for updating their product labeling and safety sheets must be prepared to produce evidence of "reasonable diligence" and "good...


$612K Hazardous Waste Fine Upheld

Leaking drums, mishandled aerosol paint and hazmat tanks without containment all add up to an unpermitted hazardous-waste storage facility that will cost two Virginia chemical companies more...


OSHA Delays Date for New Labels, MSDS

Paint makers will have more time to align their product labeling and Material Safety Data Sheets with global standards, according to the American Coatings Association.


Coating Makers Score Label Reprieve

Federal regulators will grant coating manufacturers more time to meet new global requirements for labeling and safety data sheets, the American Coatings Association has announced.


Paint Can Claims Uncork a Lawsuit

Wine-filled paint cans trumpeted in a recent marketing campaign are now at the center of a vintage trademark tussle.


Study Hits PPG on Lead Paint in Africa

PPG Industries is selling house paint with “significant lead concentrations” in the African nation of Cameroon without labeling that warns users of the lead content, a new study by environme...


 
 
   

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