Press Releases

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Oct 17, 2017, 1:50 PM
SGS looks at the RAPEX data from 2016 to help manufacturers of childcare articles and children’s equipment avoid costly and damaging recalls.Read more...
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Oct 16, 2017, 11:54 AM
E-commerce is becoming a major factor in global consumer sales. SGS guides companies through the changes, detailing the advantages and potential problems of this new form of selling.Read more...
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Oct 13, 2017, 9:42 AM
Following a CJEU ruling of 2015, the ECHA has now issued a comprehensive update on its guidance relating to SVHCs. SGS explains the changes.Read more...
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Oct 12, 2017, 3:46 PM
SGS has partnered with Chinese company, HIKVISION, to establish the SGS-HIKVISION Joint Laboratory in Hangzhou. HIKVISION is China’s leading video surveillance product supplier.Read more...
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Oct 12, 2017, 9:46 AM
North America has a complex web of regulations covering food contact materials and articles. SGS helps manufacturers understand the best way to achieve compliance.Read more...
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Oct 11, 2017, 12:45 PM
The US EPA has moved back the date by which products must comply with the Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act. Compliance dates will now be implemented in phases from December 12, 2018.Read more...
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Oct 11, 2017, 12:36 PM
Vietnam has circulated a new technical regulation for food contact plastics and food contact containers for certain dairy products. If the new law is approved, it could come into effect in mid-2018.Read more...
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Oct 10, 2017, 10:51 AM
SGS has introduced its new SGS Eco Product Certificate (Eco Mark), allowing companies to promote their environmentally friendly products onto a global market. The first Eco Mark was awarded to LG Display for its new OLED display module for televisions. Read more...
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Oct 9, 2017, 10:56 AM
Electrical and electronic products, such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, washing machines, electric motors and lights, must comply with SASO regulations before entering the Saudi Arabian market.Read more...
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Oct 6, 2017, 3:16 PM
Europe has published a new version of the standard relating to the migration of certain elements in toys. EN 71-3:2013+A2:2017 was published by the CEN in August 2017. Read more...