Press Releases

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Jul 5, 2018, 10:27 AM
Taiwan has banned some forms of barium salt and reduced the technically unavoidable limit for cadmium in cosmetic products. Read more...
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Jul 5, 2018, 10:17 AM
SGS launches a range of testing and advisory services to help manufacturers of athleisure wear understand the comfort characteristics of their products.Read more...
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Jun 28, 2018, 10:28 AM
The CPSC has opened a period of consultation relating to its proposed age determination guidelines for toys. The consultation period ends on July 31, 2018. Read more...
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Jun 25, 2018, 11:52 AM
With reports of exploding Li-ion batteries becoming more common in our papers, SGS is reminding device manufacturers of the importance of maintaining rigorous testing and auditing procedures to protect their products and reputation. Read more...
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Jun 25, 2018, 11:44 AM
Eco-buttons have the ability to save consumers time and money, but this cannot be at the cost of efficacy. SGS offers a range of services to help prove the effectiveness of their eco-button. Read more...
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Jun 21, 2018, 9:08 PM
Concerns over China’s poor air quality has led to unprecedented growth in the air purifier market. Despite the adoption of GB/T 18801-2015, 20% of products still failed compliance tests in 2016-17. SGS offers services to help manufacturers.Read more...
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Jun 21, 2018, 9:07 AM
China has introduced a new standard for knitted overcoats - FZ/T 73058-2017. The new Industry Standard was implemented on April 1, 2018. Read more...
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Jun 21, 2018, 8:47 AM
China implemented the 2017 version of its knitted jeanswear industry standard - FZ/T 73032 - on April 1, 2018. Read more...
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Jun 21, 2018, 8:38 AM
SASO has included water heaters in its new energy efficiency program. The new regulations will come into effect on July 5, 2018. Read more...
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Jun 20, 2018, 9:40 PM
New Zealand’s MBIE has issued a voluntary product safety policy statement covering the risks associated with button batteries in household goods. Read more...