Press Releases

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Sep 28, 2018, 12:32 PM
ECHA begins public consultation on six potential SVHCs. Interested parties have until October 19, 2018, to submit their comments.Read more...
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Sep 26, 2018, 11:51 AM
Australia and New Zealand have published a new version of their standard for office furniture. AS/NZS 4442:2018 supersedes the 1997 version of the standard.Read more...
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Sep 26, 2018, 11:43 AM
On July 1, 2018, China’s new national standard for baby carriers – GB/T 35270-2017 – came into effect. Read more...
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Sep 26, 2018, 10:15 AM
With counterfeiting of consumer goods on the rise, SGS invites stakeholders to its first Brand Protection Summit in Paris in October 2018.Read more...
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Sep 18, 2018, 1:54 PM
Health Canada has issued warnings about the risks associated with the use of teething necklaces aimed at children aged up to three years of age. Read more...
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Sep 14, 2018, 12:54 PM
The US CPSC has approved the final rule for booster seats. Following the requirements of safety standard ASTM F2640–18, it will become effective on January 2, 2020. Read more...
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Sep 14, 2018, 12:46 PM
The US CPSC has approved the final rule for baby changing products. Following safety standard ASTM F2388-18, it will become effective on January 2, 2019. Read more...
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Sep 10, 2018, 12:12 PM
SGS approved to offer laboratory testing of cellular-connected IoT against the CTIA’s new IoT Cybersecurity Certification test plan.Read more...
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Sep 7, 2018, 9:47 AM
Following a review in Australia of children’s convertible tricycles, the ACCC is warning parents and carers of the dangers of using these products for transportation. Read more...
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Sep 3, 2018, 9:21 AM
On May 16, 2018, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine passed a decree to amend the expiry dates of certain exemptions in its Technical Regulations for the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.Read more...