Press Releases

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Jul 13, 2017, 2:40 PM
Following recognition as an American NRTL, SGS can test and certify inverters, converters and other equipment for interconnected distribution generation to UL 1741 Supplement (SA).Read more...
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Jul 10, 2017, 3:47 PM
Effective immediately, Health Canada has changed its sizing requirements for Infant Sleepwear to align with US rules.Read more...
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Jul 10, 2017, 1:16 PM
EU expands list of SVHCs in the Authorization List in Annex XIV of REACH, from 31 entries to 43 entries. Last application dates for these substances are in three batches, starting on January 4, 2019. Read more...
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Jul 4, 2017, 9:26 AM
The EU has issued measures to restrict the use of PFOA, its salts and related substances under REACH. The new law will become effective in phases, starting on July 4, 2020.Read more...
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Jun 27, 2017, 8:21 PM
Australia has published a new safety standard for dummies and dummy chains. Published on May 8, 2017, the Australian Consumer Goods (Babies’ Dummies and Dummy Chains) Safety Standard 2017 allows for a transition period until July 1, 2019.Read more...
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Jun 27, 2017, 11:35 AM
Changes in playpen design and use, and requests from manufacturers for greater alignment with US requirements, has led to Health Canada issuing proposals to strengthen playpen regulations. Read more...
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Jun 22, 2017, 9:58 AM
Turkey has issued proposals to regulate food contact materials and articles, including the creation of 17 categories of food contact material and article. The proposed date of entry into force is August 30, 2017.Read more...
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Jun 22, 2017, 9:43 AM
The US EPA has issued a proposal to extend the transition period for compliance with the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) regulations relating to formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products.Read more...
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Jun 21, 2017, 9:45 AM
The CPSC has issued proposals to create a safety standard for booster seats based on ASTM F2640–17 1. The consultation period ends on August 2, 2017. Read more...
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Jun 14, 2017, 10:03 AM
Algeria has issued new regulations for food contact materials and articles. They will come into effect on June 6, 2017.Read more...