Press Releases

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Nov 29, 2018, 7:55 PM
China’s new mandatory standard for synthetic surfaces used in sports areas for primary and secondary schools came into effect on November 1, 2018.Read more...
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Nov 29, 2018, 7:48 PM
Regulation (EU) 2018/1513 has been published, amending the REACH Annex XVII restricted substances list and limiting certain CMR substances in clothing, textiles and footwear. Read more...
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Nov 28, 2018, 10:02 AM
SGS hails its first Brand Protection Summit a success in industry-wide drive to tackle rising levels of counterfeiting and diversion of goods. Read more...
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Nov 27, 2018, 2:11 PM
With electrical furniture now being identified as coming under the scope of the EU Machinery Directive, SGS explains the requirements for CE marking. Read more...
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Nov 21, 2018, 9:25 PM
ASTM International has updated its Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Protective (Safety) Toe Cap Footwear – F2413.Read more...
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Nov 19, 2018, 9:29 AM
The WTO has circulated a proposal to ban plastic straws, with certain exceptions, in the Seychelles from January 1, 2019. Read more...
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Nov 2, 2018, 3:36 PM
To help brands protect their intellectual property in the wake of rising instances of counterfeiting, SGS Brand Protection and OpSec join forces to offer authentication solutions.Read more...
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Nov 1, 2018, 9:39 AM
On October 17, 2018, Canada published two pieces of legislation regulating the use of asbestos. These will come into effect on December 30, 2018.Read more...
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Nov 1, 2018, 9:31 AM
Europe’s CEN has published amendment two to its safety standard for soothers - EN 1400:2013. Existing national standards must be withdrawn by March 2019.Read more...