Press Releases

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Aug 7, 2018, 10:56 AM
Brazil begins enforcement of Ordinance 20, its INMETRO requirements for luminaires used in public street lighting. Read more...
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Aug 7, 2018, 10:38 AM
As our understanding of the dangers of microfibers increases, authorities and brands begin to look for ways to reduce their impact. SGS has developed an in-house microfiber testing method to help manufacturers. Read more...
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Aug 3, 2018, 12:46 PM
In June 2018, CEN published a third amendment to EN 71-3:2013, strengthening the migration limits for lead in toys. Conflicting national standards must be withdrawn by December 2018. Read more...
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Aug 3, 2018, 12:39 PM
Ontario has passed the Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016, to promote a circular economy with the goal to reducing landfill waste and increasing the resource recovery of materials.Read more...
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Aug 3, 2018, 12:30 PM
Canada amends toy safety requirements to bring them closer to EU and US regulations concerning the use of magnets in toys. Read more...
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Aug 2, 2018, 11:22 AM
SGS will be at MWCA 2018 in Los Angeles, offering attendees guidance and advice about its comprehensive range of testing and certification services for the entire wireless sector.Read more...
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Jul 31, 2018, 3:05 PM
Stakeholders are reminded the one-year transition period to the new Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity for electrical and electronic equipment will cease on November 2, 2018. Read more...
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Jul 30, 2018, 1:29 PM
Modern media has a major impact on brand reputation and legislation relating to the use of chemicals in consumer products. SGS helps businesses understand how a movie or social media can affect a business. Read more...
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Jul 22, 2018, 7:09 PM
In March 2018, a new version of the requirements for WPC certification was released. SGS in Shenzhen is the only Chinese mainland laboratory offering a one-stop solution for certification.Read more...
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Jul 22, 2018, 7:00 PM
Manufacturers of composite wood products destined for US markets must comply with new formaldehyde emission standards. SGS has created a white paper to help stakeholders understand and comply with the new regulations.Read more...