Press Releases

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Dec 10, 2017, 7:08 AM
The US CPSC has published a NPR to allow accredited laboratories to update the scope of their testing to include new restrictions on eight phthalates. Read more...
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Dec 9, 2017, 4:23 AM
SGS has been named as a premium partner for the Australasian Furnishing Association. SGS company will provide up-to-date technical information and testing services to AFA’s Members internationallyRead more...
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Dec 8, 2017, 11:04 AM
The US CPSC has published its latest data on accident statistics relating to the use of toys. The data shows that around 240,000 injuries and 7 deaths were reported in 2016.Read more...
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Dec 8, 2017, 10:55 AM
California has added PFOA and PFOS to its Prop 65 list of chemicals. Businesses operating in California have until November 20, 2018, to comply with Prop 65 warning requirements. Read more...
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Dec 8, 2017, 10:47 AM
On October 21, 2017, an updated list of childcare article standards given presumption of conformity to decree 91-1292, was published in the French Official Journal. Read more...
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Dec 7, 2017, 10:06 AM
ASTM International has published ASTM F2417-17, the latest version of its fire safety standard for candles.Read more...
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Dec 7, 2017, 9:57 AM
Australia has published a new mandatory standard for sunglasses and fashion spectacles. Manufacturers have until July 1, 2019, to make sure their products comply with the new standard. Read more...
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Dec 1, 2017, 1:09 PM
NABL accredits SGS laboratory in Manesar, North India, for furniture testing and certification.Read more...
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Dec 1, 2017, 9:57 AM
Suffolk County in the US state of New York has amended its Toxic Free Toys Act. The new law became effective on November 6, 2017.Read more...