Press Releases

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Oct 24, 2018, 9:55 AM
SGS reports several California Prop 65 settlement agreements involving BPA in food contact products. The agreements require a reformulation or Prop 65 warning.Read more...
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Oct 23, 2018, 2:44 PM
Recent changes in REACH regulations reinforce the importance of good supply chain communication for businesses operating in the EU/EEA.Read more...
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Oct 22, 2018, 10:56 AM
Delaware has introduced a restriction on the use of lead in paints and similar surface coating materials that are to be used on outdoor structures. It is the first US state to approve such a law.Read more...
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Oct 22, 2018, 10:52 AM
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has updated it product standard for handbags and knapsacks. The new standard came into effect on September 1, 2018.Read more...
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Oct 22, 2018, 10:39 AM
The US state of Oregon has approved two Permanent Administrative Orders amending ‘Toxic-Free Kids Act’. Among other things, the revisions add five substances to the HPCCCH list.Read more...
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Oct 20, 2018, 3:10 PM
California’s Governor has approved measures to regulate flame retardants in three categories of consumer products. The restrictions will come into effect on January 1, 2020.Read more...
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Oct 20, 2018, 3:01 PM
The WTO has circulated a proposal by South Korea to amend its food contact standards. The changes would include a ban on the use of three phthalates in food contact products for infants and young children. Read more...
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Oct 19, 2018, 2:55 PM
The introduction of 5G technology will afford mobile device manufacturers with a number of business opportunities. To assist them, SGS expert, Dr. Peter Liao, explains the methodology involved with radio frequency (RF) testing for 5G mmWave Over The Air…Read more...
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Oct 19, 2018, 2:42 PM
In November 2018, SGS will present, in combination with NATRUE’s Director General, Dr. Mark Smith, a seminar on NATRUE certification at Cosmoprof Asia 2018. Ahead of that, SGS experts consider this certification standard for natural and organic cosmetic…Read more...
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Oct 18, 2018, 10:49 AM
The US Government has introduced measures to make businesses culpable for the welfare of workers along the entire supply chain. With forced labor and forced child labor still a major problem around the world, SGS provides services to help businesses…Read more...