Press Releases

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Aug 15, 2019, 9:27 AM
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Aug 15, 2019, 9:00 AM
Interested parties have until September 23, 2019 to comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Safety Standard for Gates and Enclosures (16 CFR 1239) issued by the US CPSC.Read more...
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Aug 14, 2019, 4:08 PM
Market surveillance has identified several issues associated with food contact materials and products using bamboo with plastic as the main shaping compound. This has created the need for greater regulatory clarity.Read more...
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Aug 14, 2019, 3:54 PM
SGS experts answer some of the main questions raised by furniture manufacturers in relation to compliance with Prop 65.Read more...
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Aug 14, 2019, 9:24 AM
EU issues draft regulation for new restrictions on the use of lead in PVCs.Read more...
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Aug 14, 2019, 9:17 AM
Colorado approves measures to regulate PFAS chemicals in firefighting foams and FPPE. Implementation starts on August 2, 2019. Read more...
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Aug 13, 2019, 11:35 AM
SGS expert details IEC 60601-1-12 and explains why Emergency Medical Service (EMS) equipment manufacturers should adopt its use. Read more...
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Aug 13, 2019, 11:05 AM
If approved, Turkey will strengthen its Toy Safety Regulation based on current European rules, phasing it in in two stages. Read more...
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Aug 13, 2019, 10:56 AM
From January 1, 2020, the governor of Rhodes Island, US, has approved changes to the law on flame retardants used in upholstered bedding and furniture.Read more...
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Aug 13, 2019, 10:33 AM
Canadian legislation on formaldehyde emissions from composite wood for indoor use consultation period has begun with view to enforce 180 days after its publication in the Canada Gazette, Part II.Read more...