Press Releases

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Feb 18, 2020, 1:36 PM
EU prohibits the use of halogenated flame retardants in plastic enclosures and stands for electronic displays. The new rules are part of several new material efficiency requirements for electronic displays.Read more...
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Feb 18, 2020, 9:21 AM
Georgia publishes new toy safety Technical Regulation based on EU Toy Safety Directive. It comes into effect at the start of 2021. Read more...
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Feb 14, 2020, 11:41 AM
The final rule for OTC sunscreen products has been delayed in the US. What does this mean for manufacturers and suppliers?Read more...
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Feb 14, 2020, 11:29 AM
Turkey has announced its requirements for toy products under TAREKS - its import product safety and inspection system. They became effective on January 1, 2020.Read more...
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Feb 14, 2020, 11:18 AM
Turkey issues a communiqué detailing the import product safety and inspection requirements for various consumer products. The requirements came into effect at the beginning of 2020. Read more...
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Feb 13, 2020, 11:24 AM
Taiwan makes several changes to its List of Preservatives in Cosmetic Products under the Cosmetic Hygiene and Safety Act. They come into force on July 1, 2020.Read more...
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Feb 13, 2020, 11:10 AM
Thailand introduces ban on the importation, production or sale of microbeads in cosmetic products. Read more...
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Feb 13, 2020, 11:04 AM
Several amendments, including the deletion of substances previously allowed as preservatives, were adopted at the 31st ASEAN Cosmetic Scientific Body meeting in Alabang, Philippines in November 2019.Read more...
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Feb 10, 2020, 9:24 AM
Manufacturers and importers of consumer goods should be aware the EU’s ECHA has added four new SVHCs to the REACH Candidate List. Read more...
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Feb 7, 2020, 9:47 AM
Commercial drone use is no longer restricted to photography. Drone technology has advanced quickly but regulations have not. That is starting to change. SGS helps manufacturers be sure they are complying with the right rules for their target markets. Read more...