Press Releases

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Oct 31, 2019, 9:15 AM
South Korea has just completed a consultation over a proposal to amend its Common Safety Standard for children’s products. If accepted, the new provisions could be enforced from June 2020.Read more...
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Oct 31, 2019, 9:10 AM
The US CPSC has issued a proposal to exempt several unfinished manufactured fibers in toys and childcare articles from undergoing third party testing. There is now a 75-day consultation period. Read more...
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Oct 30, 2019, 11:44 AM
ECHA opens public consultation on restricting skin sensitizing substances in products made from textile, leather, fur and/or hide.Read more...
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Oct 29, 2019, 12:06 PM
Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) has recognized SGS to certify electrical and electronic consumer products against new energy labeling requirements. Read more...
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Oct 29, 2019, 10:41 AM
Safety standard EN 71-3:2019 has been listed as showing presumption of conformity with the EU Toy Safety Directive. It is included in a list of toy safety standards that become effective on October 16, 2019.Read more...
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Oct 25, 2019, 9:33 AM
The European Commission is holding a stakeholder consultation on four potential substance group inclusions under RoHS 2. The consultation ends on November 7, 2019. Read more...
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Oct 24, 2019, 3:20 PM
As an ENEC Scheme member, Guangzhou can test products, and their supervising Certification Body SGS Fimko Ltd issues ENEC Certificates based on these tests, granting EE manufacturers the right to use the ENEC Mark.Read more...
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Oct 24, 2019, 2:55 PM
Denmark has announced the intention to ban the use of PFAS chemicals in food contact paper and paperboard materials and articles. Read more...
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Oct 24, 2019, 9:52 AM
Taiwan’s BSMI has revised its children’s clothing standard for cords and drawstrings, effective July 12, 2019. Read more...
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Oct 23, 2019, 10:04 AM
From April 7, 2020, various consumer electricals will be required to carry the correct new energy efficiency label. Read more...