Press Releases

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Nov 28, 2017, 9:30 AM
China has issued a revised version of its national standard for clothing with filling – GB/T 2662-2017. The revised standard will become effective on December 1, 2017.Read more...
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Nov 24, 2017, 9:27 AM
San Francisco is set to become the first city in the US to restrict flame retardants in upholstered furniture, reupholstered furniture and juvenile products. The restrictions will be enforced in two phases, starting January 1, 2019.Read more...
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Nov 23, 2017, 9:13 AM
Japan, China and Singapore introduce new requirements relating to bandwidth and safety for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).Read more...
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Nov 23, 2017, 9:01 AM
Mexico has issued a new care label standard for clothing - NMX-A-3758-INNTEX-2014. The new standard came into effect on October 15, 2017.Read more...
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Nov 17, 2017, 9:46 AM
ASTM has updated the labelling requirements for its clothing storage tip-over safety standard – ASTM F2057.Read more...
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Nov 16, 2017, 10:10 AM
The US EPA has published a DFR revising the voluntary consensus standards for formaldehyde emission in composite wood. Stakeholders had until November 9, 2017 to submit adverse comments. Without them, the DFR will become effective on December 11, 2017.Read more...
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Nov 15, 2017, 12:11 PM
SGS’s high-tech facility in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, has expanded its range of services to include two new certifications for electro-medical equipment – IEC 60601-2-26 & 60601-2-40.Read more...
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Nov 15, 2017, 10:27 AM
The CPSC has issued a final rule under CPSIA, restricting the use of eight phthalates in children’s toys and childcare articles from April 25, 2018.Read more...
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Nov 14, 2017, 5:17 PM
SGS Art Services has produced a short film to document their contribution to the television series, “The Sense of Beauty”. During the show, they explain how their high-tech scientific examination identified a lost Cubist painting by Belgian artist, René…Read more...
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Nov 14, 2017, 5:06 PM
SGS has opened its newly expanded textile and footwear testing facility in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The expanded laboratory provides the full range of physical and chemical testing capabilities to comply with domestic and international standards.Read more...