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SPC&B Update – December 5, 2014
CPSC Drafts Proposed Phthalates Rule
hina Amends Labeling Requirements for Various Types of Bags

SPC&B Update – November 5, 2014
Federal District Court Allows California "Made in USA" Class Action Suit

SPC&B Update – October 10, 2014
CBP Changes Focused Assessment Program, Possibly Making ISA More Attractive

SPC&B Update – September 23, 2014
Court Decision Reinforces Need for Vigorous Compliance Programs

SPC&B Safety News – September 18, 2014
Phthalates Primer – Did You Know...

SPC&B Update – September 11, 2014
CBP Decides Not to Issue Revised First Sale ICP
Canada Publishes Guidance on Importing Apparel Samples and Invoicing Imported Textiles

SPC&B Update – August 25, 2014
California Prop 65 Actions Continue
CBP Publishes Guidance on Post Importation FTA Claims

SPC&B Update – July 29, 2014
Court Grants Extension for Filing Freight Forwarder Claims in Class Action Suit

SPC&B Update – July 14, 2014
Comments Sought on CBP's Proposed Changes to First Sale Documentation Requirements

SPC&B Update – July 9, 2014
CBP Will No Longer Allow FTA Claims to be Filed Via Protest
Companies Doing Business in California Targeted Under "Made in USA" False Advertising Law

SPC&B Textile Report – June 3, 2014
FTC Approves Final Changes to Wool Rules

SPC&B Textile Report – March 17, 2014
FTC Approves Final Rule on Textile Labeling