Press Releases

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Jan 17, 2019, 11:13 AM
South Korea updated its safety standards for household goods under the Electric Appliances and Household Goods Safety Management Act in July 2018.Read more...
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Jan 16, 2019, 9:44 AM
Following the publishing of Regulation (EU) 2018/1513 a guideline including methods has been issued to assist the industry in compliance. Read more...
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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...