Press Releases

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Jan 16, 2019, 9:29 AM
In November 2018, the European Commission published restrictions on the use of o-phenylphenol, MEA o-phenylphenate, potassium o-phenylphenate and sodium o-phenylphenate in cosmetics.Read more...
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Jan 15, 2019, 10:14 AM
SGS explains recent changes to the CTIA OTA Test Plan V3.8.1 and CTIA MIMO OTA Test Plan V1.2 for wireless products to help companies access the US market.Read more...
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Jan 10, 2019, 1:57 PM
SGS has installed a new freezer at its explosive atmosphere testing site in Buxton, UK. The new chamber can test bulky equipment down to minus 70°C.Read more...
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Jan 10, 2019, 10:55 AM
Businesses operating in North American markets need to be aware of the different regulations relating to the use of flame retardants in consumer products. Industry expert, Dr Tsang, helps stakeholders navigate these regulations. Read more...
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Jan 10, 2019, 10:41 AM
EU Regulation (EU) 2018/2005 has added DIBP and expanded the scope from toys and childcare articles to articles in entry 51 to Annex XVII of REACH. Enforcement began on January 7, 2019.Read more...
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Jan 9, 2019, 9:42 AM
Ontario has revoked provincial legislation to improve competitiveness. The changes come into effect in July 2019 and will include regulatory changes to reduce business costs and eliminate trade barriers.Read more...
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Jan 8, 2019, 10:45 AM
Vietnam’s regulation requirements for formaldehyde and azo dye use in textile products came into effect on January 1, 2019, following a delay from May 2018.Read more...
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Jan 4, 2019, 10:47 AM
CEN launches three voluntary standards to improve the safety of children’s cot duvets, cot bumpers and cot sleep bags.Read more...
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Dec 31, 2018, 9:26 AM
ISO has published a new standard, ISO 4531:2018, for food contact vitreous and porcelain enamels. This standard includes migration limits for 16 heavy metals. Read more...
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Dec 31, 2018, 9:14 AM
Turkey has introduced new legislation to regulate the use of POP chemicals. The new law roughly mirrors EU rules but with some important differences. Read more...