Press Releases

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May 7, 2019, 11:33 AM
The EU’s RAPEX system has recently issued a large number of notifications against electrical products that don’t conform to RoHS and POP regulations. Read more...
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May 5, 2019, 10:55 AM
New York State has issued a proposal to introduce reporting rules and restrictions on the use of certain chemicals in children’s products.Read more...
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May 5, 2019, 10:43 AM
Hong Kong amends the list of standards that demonstrate presumption of conformity with its Ordinance for safety in toys and children’s products. Read more...
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May 3, 2019, 2:48 PM
The US FDA has issued a proposal to update the regulations covering over-the-counter sunscreen products. Read more...
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May 3, 2019, 2:29 PM
SGS expert explains the requirements for accessing the European Union market for electric wheelchairs. Read more...
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May 1, 2019, 2:08 PM
A new White Paper from SGS highlights the ‘barriers to enterprise’ faced by manufacturers and importers of E&E products to achieve compliance and certification against the ever-expanding array of national and international standards.Read more...
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May 1, 2019, 12:34 PM
The DesignLights Consortium, which promotes energy-efficient lighting products, approves SGS as Safety Certification body for the testing and certification of LED-based horticultural lighting.Read more...
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Apr 30, 2019, 11:01 AM
The AAFA has released the 20th edition of its Restricted Substances List (RSL), reflecting global changes in regulatory requirements for the apparel and footwear sector.Read more...
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Apr 29, 2019, 9:39 AM
SGS expert Dr. HingWo Tsang has written a helpful guide to the various regulations restricting phthalates in consumer products.Read more...
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Apr 29, 2019, 9:28 AM
The US state of Maine has issued a proposal to designate PFOS as a Priority Chemical for reporting when it is intentionally added to certain categories of children’s product.Read more...