Press Releases

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May 31, 2018, 11:03 AM
The Republic of Moldova’s technical regulations for toy safety have reflected the EU Toy Safety Directive since November 2017. Read more...
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May 26, 2018, 4:58 PM
Canada has expanded the scope of its regulations covering consumer products containing lead. The new law will come into effect on November 2, 2018Read more...
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May 26, 2018, 4:50 PM
Following a vote by the Board of Supervisors, San Francisco will become the third Californian city to ban the sale of new fur clothing and accessories, on January 1, 2019.Read more...
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May 25, 2018, 9:52 AM
CARB has published two documents relating to the formaldehyde regulations under CARB and the US EPA. In addition to a comparison document, CARB has also announced it will accept compliant composite wood products that are labeled as TSCA Title VI…Read more...
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May 25, 2018, 9:42 AM
Canada has introduced new restrictions on the use of lead and cadmium in children’s jewelry. The new restrictions come into effect on November 2, 2018.Read more...
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May 18, 2018, 8:15 PM
The latest edition of SGS’s EEC Newsletter covers the latest developments in international type approval for EE products, as well as recent product recalls in Europe and the USA.Read more...
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May 17, 2018, 8:20 PM
Over 325,000 mobile health apps are available on the market but adoption rates are low due to questions over trust and safety. The SGS HSP Safety Mark helps developers build trust and create sustainable business models for their products.Read more...
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May 16, 2018, 11:28 AM
China has updated its product standard for casual shoes QB/T 2955. The new version contains several changes and came into effect on April 1, 2018.Read more...
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May 16, 2018, 11:23 AM
Turkey published two new laws for food contact materials and articles on April 5, 2018. Stakeholders are advised to check their products comply with the latest rules.Read more...
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May 16, 2018, 11:14 AM
Manufacturers and importers have until May 23, 2018 to comply with Egypt’s new mandated standards for toy safety. Read more...