Press Releases

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Dec 13, 2018, 9:12 PM
The December issue of ‘Toy Updates’ from SGS is out now – aimed at toy manufacturers, retailers and importers, this bi-monthly e-newsletter aims to ensure the industry is best placed to comply with the latest regulations and quality standards.Read more...
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Dec 13, 2018, 11:09 AM
South African National Assembly passes LLA Bill thereby amending the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (“BCEA”) and the Unemployment Insurance Act 63 of 2001 (“UIA”).Read more...
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Dec 12, 2018, 9:56 AM
The CEN has published an updated version of its standard for seat stability testing – EN 1022. Member States have until May 2019 to publish the new standard and remove conflicting standards.Read more...
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Dec 12, 2018, 9:44 AM
The second edition of UL 2743 has been adopted in the US and Canada as the new safety standard for portable power packs. Read more...
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Dec 10, 2018, 9:42 AM
ISO amends standard ISO 8124.3:2010 to create a completely new set of migration limit values for finger paints.Read more...
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Dec 8, 2018, 3:32 PM
From February 23, 2019, textiles products offered onto the market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will need to comply with new Technical Regulations. Read more...
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Dec 5, 2018, 1:43 PM
SGS in Hong Kong has secured its capability to certify composite wood products for the US market beyond March 2019, following TPC accreditation by the Hong Kong Accreditation Service - a body recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).Read more...
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Nov 29, 2018, 7:55 PM
China’s new mandatory standard for synthetic surfaces used in sports areas for primary and secondary schools came into effect on November 1, 2018.Read more...
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Nov 29, 2018, 7:48 PM
Regulation (EU) 2018/1513 has been published, amending the REACH Annex XVII restricted substances list and limiting certain CMR substances in clothing, textiles and footwear. Read more...
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Nov 28, 2018, 10:02 AM
SGS hails its first Brand Protection Summit a success in industry-wide drive to tackle rising levels of counterfeiting and diversion of goods. Read more...