Press Releases

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Nov 23, 2016, 10:21 AM
European Union and French rules serve to improve the safety of bunk and high beds.Read more...
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Nov 22, 2016, 2:37 PM
SGS has opened a new EMC testing chamber at its site in Tuusula, Finland. The chamber, one of the largest in Northern Europe, offers a competitive local service for Finland’s growing technology sector. Read more...
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Nov 22, 2016, 2:24 PM
SGS helps companies reduce the risk of fire in home furnishings. Read more...
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Nov 22, 2016, 11:34 AM
Singapore has published its new Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) for Electrical and Electronic Equipment. The new rules will come into effect on June 1, 2017. Read more...
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Nov 21, 2016, 7:45 PM
On December 1, 2016, Japan will implement new care label standards for clothing and textiles, under the Household Products Quality Labelling Law. Read more...
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Nov 16, 2016, 1:47 PM
Following several fire-related incidents in Hong Kong, the effectiveness of fire-resistant doors has come under greater scrutiny. Read more...
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Nov 16, 2016, 9:31 AM
The EU has issued a draft regulation to restrict perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and similar substances under Annex XVII of REACH. If approved, a phased implementation of the regulation will begin in 2020. Read more...
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Nov 15, 2016, 2:17 PM
With perchloroethylene dry-cleaning solvents being phased out, SGS has partnered with GreenEarth Cleaning LLC to develop a new silicone-based dry-cleaning testing service for garments.Read more...
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Nov 15, 2016, 1:52 PM
Following continuous growth in India’s textiles and footwear sector, SGS has opened a new larger state-of-the-art testing facility in Gurgaon, India, offering manufacturers faster turn-around times. Read more...
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Nov 15, 2016, 1:07 PM
SGS looks at the differences in certification between an electrical device for home use and a medical electrical device for home use.Read more...