Topic Archives: SGS

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Nov 15, 2019, 11:03 AM
UV protective clothing is a growing global market, but manufacturers need to understand the regulations that govern it. SGS explains what standards need to be followed to access certain markets.Read more...
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Nov 14, 2019, 1:54 PM
With e-scooters becoming an ever more common sight on our city streets, SGS considers what standards the manufacturer should follow to create safe and compliant products. Read more...
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Nov 13, 2019, 9:27 AM
If the US CPSC’s supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking is accepted for infant sleep products, it will adopt ASTM F3118-17a but with modifications that make it more stringent.Read more...
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Nov 12, 2019, 9:18 AM
New York is set to become the first state in the US to mandate the new for ingredient lists for menstrual products.Read more...
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Nov 11, 2019, 10:45 AM
Demonstrate product compliance to the US Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act with testing from SGS.Read more...
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Nov 7, 2019, 1:52 PM
The US state of Maine has issued a revised version of its proposal to designate PFOS as a priority chemical. If accepted, manufacturers or distributors of certain children’s products will need to comply with reporting requirements. Read more...
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Nov 6, 2019, 9:59 AM
More and more people are using online reviews to decide on purchases. SGS looks at how performance or ‘fitness-for-use’ testing can help manufacturers develop products that will satisfy consumers. Read more...
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Nov 1, 2019, 10:52 AM
The US EPA has released an updated version of its luminaire specification criteria – Version 2.2 – for ENERGY STAR® certification.Read more...
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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...