Press Releases

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Mar 30, 2017, 1:25 PM
SGS holds workshop looking at the HALT and HASS procedures to help electronic component manufacturers achieve quality and reliability targets. Read more...
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Mar 30, 2017, 10:53 AM
The EU has updated its guidance for manufacturers on the use of verification tolerances, as laid down in delegated acts, and intended for use only by market surveillance authorities.Read more...
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Mar 30, 2017, 9:41 AM
On March 2, 2017, the CPSC removed “Safety Standard for Magnet Sets” 16 CFR 1240 from the Code of Federal Regulations following a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals. Read more...
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Mar 24, 2017, 1:31 PM
The legislation governing South Korea’s KC Certification, the mandatory scheme which ensures the safety of electrical and electronic products offered for sale, has recently undergone some changes. Read more...
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Mar 22, 2017, 12:44 PM
The ECHA has launched two public consultations on potential Substances of Very High Concern. Interested parties have until April 24, 2017, to submit relevant comments to the ECHA.Read more...
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Mar 21, 2017, 9:57 AM
Electrical and electronic products require INMETRO certification before they can be marketed in Brazil. Since 2009, INMETRO certification, including a safety test, has been mandatory for all household appliances.Read more...
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Mar 20, 2017, 12:49 PM
SGS-TÜV has begun working with kVA to offer “Automotive Functional Safety Professional” (AFSP) and “Industrial Functional Safety Professional” (IFSP) programs to the North American automotive industry. Read more...
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Mar 20, 2017, 12:36 PM
SGS will exhibit and make a presentation on international EMC regulations at EMV 2017, in Stuttgart, Germany, March 28-30, Europe’s leading trade fair for electromagnetic compatibility.Read more...
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Mar 20, 2017, 12:24 PM
Experts from SGS Institut Fresenius will be at the Surface and Thin-Film Analytics Conference (Dresden, Germany, March 23 2017) to present an overview of the opportunities created through using cutting-edge analytical methods.Read more...
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Mar 16, 2017, 11:51 AM
Nepal’s new mandatory Toys Standard will come into effect on July 16, 2017. The new standard restricts nine heavy metals, bromine, bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates. Read more...