Press Releases

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Oct 6, 2016, 12:39 PM
The word “flammable” has the same meaning as “inflammable”: easily set on fire. But just how easily can this happen to certain items of clothing? Read more...
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Oct 4, 2016, 9:19 PM
The European Chemical Agency has instigated a public consultation on six potential Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC), including Bisphenol A. Interested parties have until October 21, 2016, to submit comments.Read more...
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Oct 4, 2016, 9:12 PM
SGS revolutionizes the monitoring of the state of conservation of artworks across sales, shipping and exhibitions thanks to an international network of accredited paintings conservators, proprietary software and rigorous museum level procedures.Read more...
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Oct 4, 2016, 10:29 AM
Art services expert Yan Walther recently spoke to Natural Le Coultre, a leader in the field of art transportation, storage and conservation, about SGS’s services, capabilities and experience in the sector.Read more...
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Oct 4, 2016, 10:12 AM
The “Cradle to Cradle” design framework, which applies to both technical and biological ecosystems, is driving the continuous improvement of products.Read more...
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Oct 4, 2016, 7:44 AM
The global harmonization of age grading principles for toys is a prerequisite for assessing standards’ requirements in the same way. The worldwide acceptance of such guidelines is an important step towards international alignment.Read more...
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Sep 29, 2016, 10:48 PM
All companies need to monitor their supply chains to ensure that nobody is being exploited or otherwise subjected to modern forms of slavery. Although new laws have been introduced around the world to protect workers and support companies in their efforts…Read more...
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Sep 29, 2016, 10:35 PM
Following the 2014 publication of a report highlighting 430 fatalities in America between 2000 and 2013 that were attributable to furniture tipping over, manufacturers globally have looked for ways to reduce risk by increasing the stability of their…Read more...
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Sep 29, 2016, 5:31 PM
The international jewelry market faces growing demand for safer and higher quality products due to the potential health risk of certain chemicals and heavy metals used in manufacture. These risks include allergic reactions, learning disorders and damage…Read more...
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Sep 28, 2016, 9:56 AM
SGS, the first independent art services provider to offer standardized condition reporting, wherever the client, or artwork, is based, is expanding its thriving art services business to provide condition reporting, technical examination and analysis and…Read more...