Press Releases

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May 19, 2017, 11:05 AM
SGS will sponsor Longwall USA 2017, the biennial event for the Longwall mining industry.Read more...
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May 19, 2017, 10:07 AM
SGS announces Second Annual Compliance Symposium in Georgia, USA. The conference will explore compliance regulations for innovations and advances in healthcare technology. Read more...
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May 18, 2017, 11:55 AM
Japan has updated enforcement regulations for labeling on some textile products. The changes came into effect on April 1, 2017.Read more...
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May 17, 2017, 1:06 PM
The US state of Maine has included Deca-BDE and HBCD/HBCDD in its list of priority chemicals for disclosure in certain children’s products. The new rules became effective on March 4, 2017.Read more...
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May 17, 2017, 12:51 PM
In a recent update to its toy safety regulations, Malaysia has expanded its list of acceptable standards for demonstrating compliance. The changes will become effective on January 1, 2018.Read more...
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May 17, 2017, 10:33 AM
With Regulation (EU) 2017/752, the EU has strengthened chemical safety in food contact plastics and added nickel to the list of restricted heavy metals. Read more...
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May 17, 2017, 9:59 AM
The EU has added restrictions for phenol in certain toys under the Toy Safety Directive (TSD). These restrictions will become effective on November 4, 2018.Read more...
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May 15, 2017, 9:32 AM
From January 1, 2017, all businesses operating in China are subject to measures designed to evaluate and grade their compliance with laws, regulations and rules concerning labor.Read more...
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May 12, 2017, 1:43 PM
The transitional period for compliance with RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU for industrial monitoring and control instruments ends on July 22, 2017.Read more...
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May 10, 2017, 12:33 PM
The Government of Canada has begun a mandatory survey of approximately 1500 substances as part of the 2017 Inventory Update under CEPA. Relevant data must be submitted by July 17, 2017.Read more...