Press Releases

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Oct 30, 2016, 5:28 AM
Amendments to California Proposition 65 warning label requirements mean stakeholders should now check compliance before they come into effect on August 30, 2018.Read more...
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Oct 30, 2016, 5:12 AM
The EPA has issued its final rule regarding formaldehyde emissions standards. The new rule allows CARB approved TPC bodies to provide certification for a period of two years without further approval.Read more...
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Oct 27, 2016, 10:22 AM
SGS announces it is joining the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program.Read more...
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Oct 24, 2016, 3:45 PM
The European Union is proposing an expansion to the Annex XIV ‘Authorization List’ of SVHCs under REACH. It is expected the draft proposal will be adopted in May 2017.Read more...
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Oct 24, 2016, 2:08 PM
ASTM International has published a safety standard for liquid laundry packets, detailing labeling, warning statements, specifications and testing methods.Read more...
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Oct 13, 2016, 10:55 AM
The WTO has circulated proposed amendments to the EU’s CLP regulations. If adopted, they will come into effect by the end of 2018.Read more...
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Oct 12, 2016, 2:21 PM
SGS Art Services’ expert Yan Walther recently spoke to ICEFAT, an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of professionalism in the field of museum and gallery shipping, about recent changes in the art market and the importance of…Read more...
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Oct 11, 2016, 10:58 AM
New durability testing equipment has been installed at the SGS testing laboratory in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This means that the lab can measure the strength and durability of seating (including backrests and armrests) according to the following EN…Read more...
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Oct 11, 2016, 10:46 AM
Formulating cosmetic products for sale in more than one market may be possible, so long as you understand the range of regulatory requirements that apply.Read more...
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Oct 11, 2016, 10:36 AM
Several retailers in the United States have been found in contravention of both the Fur Products Labeling Act and the Textile Fiber Identification Act. Manufacturers and retailers working in the US are now advised to check they are compliant with the laws…Read more...