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Article Date: 09/10/2012
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Foreign & International Briefs
Bunk Beds: The Queensland Australia Office of Fair Trading September 3 said that bunk beds in short-term rental accommodations must meet mandatory standards starting October 21, 2013. A compliance guide and fact sheet are at www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au/bunk-bed-compliance-short-term-accommodation.htm.
Chemicals: The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) until October 18 is conducting a public consultation on 54 potential substances of very high concern (SVHCs) under the REACH regulations. They include 44 that are deemed to be carcinogenic, mutagenic, and/or toxic for reproduction; five deemed to be ... Log in to view full article.