Press Releases

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Feb 8, 2019, 11:24 AM
Lead acetate has been banned by the US FDA as an additive in hair coloring cosmetic products.Read more...
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Feb 7, 2019, 9:34 AM
South American trading bloc – MERCOSUR – has approved and issued a new technical regulation on the labeling of textile products. Member states have until June 15, 2019, to incorporate it into their legal systems. Read more...
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Feb 7, 2019, 9:19 AM
On January 31, 2019, the EU’s recently updated ‘Food Contact Plastics’ Regulation will come into effect. Stakeholders are advised to check the latest revisions to ensure compliance. Read more...
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Feb 1, 2019, 9:29 AM
The ECHA has increased the number of substances on its Candidate List to 197, with the inclusion of six new SVHCs.Read more...
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Jan 30, 2019, 3:09 PM
SGS has been recognized as an Authorized Test laboratory (ALT) by the SunSpec Alliance.Read more...
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Jan 29, 2019, 11:45 AM
The problems associated with single-use plastic are now being recognized, meaning manufacturers need to find alternative materials as consumers and governments begin to demand reductions in its use. Read more...
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Jan 28, 2019, 11:45 AM
With exceptional growth being seen in the global market for halal cosmetics, SGS helps manufacturers understand what constitutes ‘halal’ and the requirements for halal certification.Read more...
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Jan 25, 2019, 12:04 PM
SGS has been approved by the ZDHC Foundation as an indicator of Level 1 ZDHC MRSL Conformance in connection with the ZDHC Gateway – Chemical Module. Read more...
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Jan 25, 2019, 11:51 AM
SGS explains the importance of ensuring gas appliances conform to the right standards for their target market.Read more...
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Jan 24, 2019, 9:55 AM
The new version of office seating standard - EN 1335-2 - has been issued and must be published in European Member States by May 2019. Read more...