Press Releases

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Jun 13, 2017, 9:35 AM
Following a public consultation in 2016, Hong Kong has published an amended list of standards that demonstrate up-to-date safety requirements for certain toys and children’s products.Read more...
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Jun 9, 2017, 12:51 PM
SGS art expert, Yan Walther, addressed attendees at the opening of the Artron Art Center, Shenzhen, on May 11, 2017. He explained why correct documentation, due diligence and condition reporting are so important to the modern art market. Read more...
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Jun 9, 2017, 12:45 PM
SGS recently held a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, looking at recent changes to European outdoor furniture standards – the EN 581-series. Read more...
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Jun 7, 2017, 8:53 AM
The EU publishes new restrictions on BPA migration in certain toys. The tougher restrictions will come into effect on November 26, 2018.Read more...
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Jun 5, 2017, 9:46 AM
SGS India hosted its first furniture seminar since opening in December 2016 to promote new furniture capabilities. Delegates looked at several topics, including the main furniture standards and regulations in the US and Europe. Read more...
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Jun 5, 2017, 9:29 AM
Brazil has introduced the RGCP, a single ordinance that all products must comply by, in addition to individual product ordinances. It is designed to help bring harmonization to Brazil’s product standards. Read more...
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Jun 2, 2017, 9:57 AM
On April 1, 2017, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology implemented Textile Standard FZ/T 73010-2016 – Knitted Sweater Workmanship. The new version of the standard replaces FZ/T 73010-2008.Read more...
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Jun 1, 2017, 9:39 AM
Algeria has introduced new technical regulations regarding childcare articles. These rules came into effective on May 27, 2017.Read more...
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May 26, 2017, 10:29 AM
In April 2017, Australia announced several changes to the regulations regarding children’s nightwear. Effective immediately, suppliers can still use the old standards until December 31, 2019.Read more...
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May 26, 2017, 10:15 AM
The CEN has published a new version of the method standards for determining the presences of restricted aromatic amines derived from azo colorants in textiles. The 2017 versions supersede the 2012 versions.Read more...