Press Releases

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May 1, 2019, 12:34 PM
The DesignLights Consortium, which promotes energy-efficient lighting products, approves SGS as Safety Certification body for the testing and certification of LED-based horticultural lighting.Read more...
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Apr 30, 2019, 11:01 AM
The AAFA has released the 20th edition of its Restricted Substances List (RSL), reflecting global changes in regulatory requirements for the apparel and footwear sector.Read more...
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Apr 29, 2019, 9:39 AM
SGS expert Dr. HingWo Tsang has written a helpful guide to the various regulations restricting phthalates in consumer products.Read more...
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Apr 29, 2019, 9:28 AM
The US state of Maine has issued a proposal to designate PFOS as a Priority Chemical for reporting when it is intentionally added to certain categories of children’s product.Read more...
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Apr 26, 2019, 10:43 AM
SGS expert helps manufacturers of baby products understand the different forms of risk that can impact a newborn. Read more...
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Apr 26, 2019, 9:44 AM
The Andean Community issues proposals to introduce minimum labeling requirements for apparel, accessories and home textile products. Read more...
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Apr 25, 2019, 10:01 AM
The US EPA has banned the use of methylene chloride in paint strippers after November 22, 2019.Read more...
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Apr 25, 2019, 9:51 AM
SGS creates a 2,500 m² state-of-the-art testing facility for consumer products in Taunusstein, Germany.Read more...
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Apr 24, 2019, 2:24 PM
A review of RAPEX data on furniture recalls reinforces the need for ensuring furniture is properly tested before being offered onto markets in the EU.Read more...
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Apr 24, 2019, 9:32 AM
The European Commission has established new criteria for the EU Ecolabel used for tissue paper and tissue products.Read more...