Press Releases

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Feb 6, 2017, 11:33 AM
The Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation ensures that chemical hazards are clearly communicated to consumers and workers before they handle them.Read more...
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Feb 6, 2017, 11:14 AM
SGS opens state-of-the-art compliance testing facilities for the jewelry and candle making industries in Hai Phong.Read more...
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Feb 6, 2017, 10:59 AM
Having successfully completed the ISO 17025 audit, SGS is now offers certification to ISO 17065 and UL 2272 for hover boards destined for North America.Read more...
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Feb 6, 2017, 10:42 AM
SGS helps manufacturers, retailers and other organizations substantiate claims about the use of biodegradable and/or compostable plastics in carrier bags.Read more...
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Feb 3, 2017, 10:26 AM
The ECHA has updated its Candidate List to include four new SVHCs, bringing the total number to 173. The deadline for notification on these new SVHCs is July 12, 2017.Read more...
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Feb 2, 2017, 12:58 PM
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has updated its advisory on labeling requirements for panels and finished products made of composite wood products. Read more...
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Feb 2, 2017, 12:46 PM
The US EPA has published its final rule for formaldehyde emissions in wood products and an associated certification program. The new rule becomes effective on February 10, 2017. Read more...
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Feb 2, 2017, 12:33 PM
The state of Oregon has introduced rules relating to the disclosure of hazardous substances by children’s products manufacturers. The first reporting notice is due on January 1, 2018.Read more...
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Feb 2, 2017, 12:18 PM
Manufacturers and designers of children’s winter clothes should consider how young con-sumers might behave when wearing such products – and take the necessary safety pre-cautions.Read more...
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Feb 2, 2017, 11:46 AM
European Union (EU) regulation 655/2013 sets out the legislative requirements for claims made about cosmetics. SGS helps manufacturers avoid making false or misleading claims.Read more...