Press Releases

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Oct 27, 2017, 9:55 AM
SGS Art Services’ Global Manager, Yan Walther, named second most important and innovative entrepreneur operating in today’s global art world.Read more...
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Oct 27, 2017, 9:45 AM
SGS has extended its global furniture fire testing capabilities, and become a member of the AFHA. Read more...
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Oct 25, 2017, 4:14 PM
The EU issued two amendments to its proposals for BPA in food contact materials and articles in September 2017. If accepted, the new provisions could become effective in late 2018.Read more...
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Oct 25, 2017, 4:00 PM
Washington State has amended the reporting rules for CPSA, adding 20 CHCCs to its restricted list and altering the reporting schedule. Read more...
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Oct 25, 2017, 9:33 AM
Regulation (EU) 2016/425 will be adopted on April 21, 2018, altering the requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) certification in Europe. This change will mean the repeal of Directive 89/686/EEC.Read more...
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Oct 25, 2017, 9:21 AM
Microplastics are being identified as a danger to the environment and human health. As legislation to ban them is introduced around the world, how do manufacturers stay compliant with current regulations?Read more...
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Oct 19, 2017, 11:55 AM
The US FTC has updated its website to help businesses more efficiently organize their registered identification numbers under the Fur, Textile and Wool Labeling Rules.Read more...
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Oct 18, 2017, 11:05 AM
The US state of Rhode Island has introduced a law restricting the use of organohalogen flame retardants in upholstered furniture and bedding.Read more...
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Oct 18, 2017, 10:55 AM
A revised version of the CEN standard for high chairs has been published – EN14988:2017. It can be used as a voluntary standard to show compliance with the General Product Safety Directive.Read more...
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Oct 17, 2017, 8:39 PM
Accessing China’s furniture market can be difficult if you don’t understand its complex legal and regulatory systems. SGS provides a breakdown of the authorities governing furniture standards in China.Read more...