Press Releases

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Jan 31, 2020, 10:00 AM
Health Canada has published several important changes to its prohibited and restricted cosmetic ingredient hotlist.Read more...
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Jan 30, 2020, 10:18 AM
The dangers associated with VOCs have recently been highlighted during the manufacture and distribution of shoes. SGS experts look at the problem and provide solutions. Read more...
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Jan 30, 2020, 10:08 AM
Global concern over plastic is increasing. Consumers are becoming aware of the amount of plastic in teabags. SGS looks at the issue and considers what factors will influence the market in the future. Read more...
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Jan 28, 2020, 2:28 PM
Consumers increasing demand cosmetic products that can demonstrate they won’t irritate sensitive skin. SGS has developed the ‘Dermatologically Tested: Skin Tolerance’ approval mark to help companies differentiate their products in the marketplace. Read more...
Jan 24, 2020, 9:41 AM
Turkey further aligns its food contact materials rules with EU regulations following the publishing of two notifications covering food contact plastics in December 2019.Read more...
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Jan 23, 2020, 9:37 AM
SGS explains the requirements for food contact materials brought in by Resolution 1893 of July 16, 2019. It covers migration limits for lead and cadmium.Read more...
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Jan 21, 2020, 12:27 PM
Turkey has introduced new chemical limits under its Toy Safety Regulation. These become effective on December 24, 2020.Read more...
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Jan 16, 2020, 10:34 AM
A new national product standard for silk quilts - GB/T 24252-2019 - will come into effect on May 1, 2020. Stakeholders should now check their products are compliant.Read more...
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Jan 16, 2020, 10:19 AM
China updates industry standard for knitted leggings - FZ/T 73029-2019.Read more...
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Jan 15, 2020, 12:21 PM
From January 1, 2021, children’s jewelry will need to comply with new regulations concerning lead content. Read more...