Press Releases

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Jun 28, 2019, 11:15 AM
Minnesota expands its flame retardant rules by extending their scope and prohibits the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting foams. Read more...
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Jun 25, 2019, 9:46 AM
SGS announces recognition by the accreditation organization of El Salvador (OSA) as an approved certification body. This gives SGS authority to certify products for import into El Salvador. Read more...
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Jun 25, 2019, 9:34 AM
SGS is the first company in Colombia to gain ONAC accreditation to certify products in accordance with primary battery regulation, Resolution 0721-2018, which comes into force in July 2019. Read more...
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Jun 21, 2019, 12:21 PM
New accreditation facilitates electrical toy testing for local and international markets in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025.Read more...
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Jun 20, 2019, 3:16 PM
Six Californian Prop 65 60-day notices have been served on brands and retailers in relation to hexavalent chromium on leather products. Read more...
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Jun 20, 2019, 3:04 PM
Turkish Customs introduces new requirements for samples being sent to Turkey for testing.Read more...
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Jun 20, 2019, 9:37 AM
On February 16, 2019, France published a new list of standards automatically assumed to comply with its safety regulation for bicycles – Decree No. 2016-3642. Read more...
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Jun 20, 2019, 9:27 AM
CARB has published two guidance documents to help the composite wood product industry comply with Californian and EPA regulations.Read more...
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Jun 19, 2019, 3:13 PM
Resolution 0721-2018 – Colombia’s new primary battery regulations – comes into force in July 2019.Read more...
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Jun 17, 2019, 9:57 AM
Responding to increased concerns over microfiber pollution, three U.S. states have introduced legislation to highlight the threat of microfiber shedding from synthetic textiles.Read more...