Press Releases

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Apr 30, 2020, 3:06 PM
AFNOR has released a new standard for non-medical woven barrier masks – AFNOR SPEC S76-001. The standard comes at a time when, in response to COVID-19, many governments are recommending the wearing of masks in public.Read more...
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Apr 24, 2020, 9:00 AM
IoT technology is increasingly a part of our kitchens. SGS helps manufacturers gain compliance with relevant standards to access this growing market.Read more...
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Apr 23, 2020, 1:20 PM
SGS Stephens uses its expertise in testing the claims made surrounding skincare products to help cosmetic and personal care product manufacturers access US markets. Read more...
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Apr 23, 2020, 1:14 PM
Hidden tech is a growing market around the world. SGS experts look at the requirements for accessing North American hidden tech markets.Read more...
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Apr 22, 2020, 11:07 AM
The WTO has circulated the EU’s intention to amend its two lists of regulated allergenic fragrances under the TSD. Read more...
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Apr 22, 2020, 10:56 AM
Hong Kong announces revisions to its list of standards that demonstrate compliance to the requirements of the Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance.Read more...
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Apr 21, 2020, 9:29 AM
Malaysian authorities are seeking comments on its proposal to amend Regulation 28 of the Food Regulations 1985 to include ceramic cookware in ceramicware metal content restrictions.Read more...
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Apr 20, 2020, 9:28 AM
Effective July 1, 2020, China has a new mandatory standard for non-powered air-purifying particle respirators – GB 2626-2019. Read more...
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Apr 16, 2020, 12:00 PM
Effective July 1, 2020, China has released a new national standard on general technical requirements for donated textiles – GB/T 38418-2019. Read more...
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Apr 15, 2020, 2:09 PM
In March 2020, ISO releases 8124-3:2020 for the migration of certain elements from toys containing new procedures for dewaxing and a new section for the analysis of elements.Read more...