Press Releases

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Oct 25, 2018, 9:25 AM
EU published ATP-13 to CLP Regulation on October 5, 2018. The update contains a number of important changes that will begin to come into effect on December 1, 2019.Read more...
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Oct 24, 2018, 10:46 AM
Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular in developed countries but there are impediments to growth in this sector. In addition to reducing costs and improving infrastructures, companies must also ensure their components are robust, safe and…Read more...
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Oct 24, 2018, 10:41 AM
As China continues investing in its ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative, linking China with Europe, SGS expert, Craig Zhang, looks at the opportunities this dynamic vision affords to textile manufacturers.Read more...
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Oct 24, 2018, 10:21 AM
With counterfeiting in the increase, SGS Brand Protection and OLNICA have joined forces to protect brands and ensure authenticityRead more...
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Oct 24, 2018, 9:55 AM
SGS reports several California Prop 65 settlement agreements involving BPA in food contact products. The agreements require a reformulation or Prop 65 warning.Read more...
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Oct 23, 2018, 2:44 PM
Recent changes in REACH regulations reinforce the importance of good supply chain communication for businesses operating in the EU/EEA.Read more...
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Oct 22, 2018, 10:56 AM
Delaware has introduced a restriction on the use of lead in paints and similar surface coating materials that are to be used on outdoor structures. It is the first US state to approve such a law.Read more...
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Oct 22, 2018, 10:52 AM
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has updated it product standard for handbags and knapsacks. The new standard came into effect on September 1, 2018.Read more...
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Oct 22, 2018, 10:39 AM
The US state of Oregon has approved two Permanent Administrative Orders amending ‘Toxic-Free Kids Act’. Among other things, the revisions add five substances to the HPCCCH list.Read more...
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Oct 20, 2018, 3:10 PM
California’s Governor has approved measures to regulate flame retardants in three categories of consumer products. The restrictions will come into effect on January 1, 2020.Read more...