Press Releases

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Dec 22, 2017, 10:33 AM
The exemption for laboratory furniture in EN 16121 was removed in late 2017. The amendment also included other minor modifications.Read more...
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Dec 20, 2017, 4:34 PM
Vietnam has introduced new regulations covering the use of formaldehyde and azo dyes in textile products. The new rules will come into effect on May 1, 2018.Read more...
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Dec 20, 2017, 4:25 PM
The ECHA has begun a project to look at the issues surrounding enforcement of regulatory obligations concerning SVHC under REACH. In addition, the project hopes to raise awareness and encourage compliance.Read more...
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Dec 15, 2017, 11:24 AM
SGS Art Services works with New York’s Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation to support the proposed upcoming exhibition – Circa 1945: Abstract Art in the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation Collection. The company is preparing condition reports on selected…Read more...
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Dec 15, 2017, 10:46 AM
The IEC has published an amendment to IEC 60598-1. It includes new rules for markings and some changes to construction requirements and electrical tests.Read more...
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Dec 15, 2017, 10:36 AM
IEC publishes Amendment 1 to IEC 61347-1, which includes an extended scope, new markings and changes to some important electrical tests.Read more...
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Dec 15, 2017, 10:19 AM
The US CPSC has published a DFR to mandate the latest version of ASTM F963 as the consumer safety standard for toys. The CPSC has accepted all changes to ASTM F963 bar one.Read more...
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Dec 14, 2017, 11:22 AM
SGS Fimko Ltd. has expanded its network of ENEC approved Testing Laboratories to include SGS-CSTC Shenzhen Branch and Vkan CVC (Guangzhou) in China. Read more...
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Dec 14, 2017, 11:12 AM
The EU has introduced a new fire safety classification system for electrical cables that are used on construction works. This follows the introduction of the Construction Product Regulation in July 2017.Read more...
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Dec 13, 2017, 10:02 AM
Following a change in law regarding North Korean labor, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been warning stakeholders of the possible consequences of importing products where the supply chain includes illegal labor.Read more...