Press Releases

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Dec 31, 2018, 9:26 AM
ISO has published a new standard, ISO 4531:2018, for food contact vitreous and porcelain enamels. This standard includes migration limits for 16 heavy metals. Read more...
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Dec 31, 2018, 9:14 AM
Turkey has introduced new legislation to regulate the use of POP chemicals. The new law roughly mirrors EU rules but with some important differences. Read more...
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Dec 20, 2018, 9:43 AM
Hong Kong is currently consulting on proposed changes to its safety standards for toys and juvenile products. Read more...
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Dec 18, 2018, 2:14 PM
China’s new revised standard for trousers and skirts – GB/T 2666-2017 – came into effect on July 1, 2018.Read more...
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Dec 13, 2018, 9:12 PM
The December issue of ‘Toy Updates’ from SGS is out now – aimed at toy manufacturers, retailers and importers, this bi-monthly e-newsletter aims to ensure the industry is best placed to comply with the latest regulations and quality standards.Read more...
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Dec 13, 2018, 11:09 AM
South African National Assembly passes LLA Bill thereby amending the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (“BCEA”) and the Unemployment Insurance Act 63 of 2001 (“UIA”).Read more...
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Dec 12, 2018, 9:56 AM
The CEN has published an updated version of its standard for seat stability testing – EN 1022. Member States have until May 2019 to publish the new standard and remove conflicting standards.Read more...
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Dec 12, 2018, 9:44 AM
The second edition of UL 2743 has been adopted in the US and Canada as the new safety standard for portable power packs. Read more...
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Dec 10, 2018, 9:42 AM
ISO amends standard ISO 8124.3:2010 to create a completely new set of migration limit values for finger paints.Read more...
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Dec 8, 2018, 3:32 PM
From February 23, 2019, textiles products offered onto the market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will need to comply with new Technical Regulations. Read more...