Press Releases

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Jul 31, 2018, 3:05 PM
Stakeholders are reminded the one-year transition period to the new Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity for electrical and electronic equipment will cease on November 2, 2018. Read more...
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Jul 30, 2018, 1:29 PM
Modern media has a major impact on brand reputation and legislation relating to the use of chemicals in consumer products. SGS helps businesses understand how a movie or social media can affect a business. Read more...
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Jul 22, 2018, 7:09 PM
In March 2018, a new version of the requirements for WPC certification was released. SGS in Shenzhen is the only Chinese mainland laboratory offering a one-stop solution for certification.Read more...
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Jul 22, 2018, 7:00 PM
Manufacturers of composite wood products destined for US markets must comply with new formaldehyde emission standards. SGS has created a white paper to help stakeholders understand and comply with the new regulations.Read more...
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Jul 22, 2018, 7:37 AM
With demand for jewelry growing around the world, authorities are introducing regulations to protect their citizens. SGS offers advice on how to ensure products comply with the right standards for a target market.Read more...
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Jul 22, 2018, 7:20 AM
The introduction of two international standards for non-electrical equipment used in explosive atmospheres – ISO 80079-36 and ISO 80079-37 – means there are now standards suitable for use in the world-wide IECEx certification scheme. SGS explains their…Read more...
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Jul 21, 2018, 11:29 AM
The CEN has announced major revisions to toy safety standard EN 71-1 covering the requirements for cords and projectiles. Read more...
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Jul 21, 2018, 11:15 AM
Canada has updated its Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist by amending four entries and adding the colorant Pigment 4. Read more...
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Jul 20, 2018, 10:15 AM
Following the opinion of the SCCS, the EU has allowed the use of MBBT (Nano) as a UV filter in cosmetic products. The change comes with certain restrictions. Read more...
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Jul 20, 2018, 10:05 AM
The ECHA has added ten new substances to the Candidate List, bringing the total number of SVHCs to 191. Read more...