Press Releases

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Mar 5, 2019, 8:11 AM
Several bills to regulate the use of BPA in consumer products have been introduced in US jurisdictions since the start of 2019.Read more...
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Feb 28, 2019, 3:50 PM
Canadian province of Manitoba repeals Bedding and other Upholstered or Stuffed Articles Regulation, 78/2004, effective January 1, 2020.Read more...
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Feb 19, 2019, 8:18 PM
Effective January 22, 2019, California has repealed TB 133 covering flammability tests for seating used in a public space. Read more...
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Feb 19, 2019, 10:39 AM
India issues new legislation covering food contact materials and articles; which becomes effective on July 1, 2019.Read more...
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Feb 18, 2019, 8:49 PM
The financial benefits of capitalizing on the publicity generated by the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle remind manufacturers of the importance of using the right ancillary service provider. Read more...
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Feb 18, 2019, 8:41 PM
SGS Helps Clothing Manufacturers Prove Sustainability to Consumers with the Higg Index FEM Module and FSLM Module Read more...
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Feb 15, 2019, 10:17 AM
SGS details the recent changes made to ISO 9994, its standard for cigarette, cigar and pipe lighters.Read more...
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Feb 14, 2019, 10:56 AM
The US state of Vermont has issued proposals to amend and expand its reporting rules for chemicals of high concern in children’s products.Read more...
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Feb 14, 2019, 10:44 AM
ISO published a new version of ISO 8124-6, a standard covering phthalates in toys and children’s products, in November 2018.Read more...
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Feb 14, 2019, 9:41 AM
The European Union published an updated version of it Candle Sooting Behavior standard - EN 15426 – in November 2018. All conflicting national standards must be withdrawn by May 10, 2019.Read more...