Press Releases

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Apr 3, 2017, 9:19 AM
SGS has announced its 2017 program of furniture seminars, with conferences in China, Vietnam, India and France. Read more...
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Apr 3, 2017, 9:10 AM
The People’s Republic of China has approved and issued a new textiles standard for hosiery. The new standard, FZ/T 73001-2016, replaces FZ/T 73001-2008 and will become effective on April 1, 2017. Read more...
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Mar 31, 2017, 1:45 PM
With the average American’s weight continuing to rise, BIFMA has updated ANSI/BIFMA X5.1 (General-Purpose Office Chairs Tests) to take account of the changes. Read more...
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Mar 31, 2017, 1:34 PM
China has revised its national standard for down and feather to bring it into line with international standards. The updated standard will become effective on July 1, 2017.Read more...
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Mar 31, 2017, 11:43 AM
SGS opens a new furniture testing facility in Manesar, near India’s main furniture manufacturing centers in the north of the country.Read more...
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Mar 30, 2017, 3:22 PM
SGS Baseefa adopts a more customer-focused approach and appoints Mr. Phil Oates to the role of Operations Manager Read more...
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Mar 30, 2017, 1:25 PM
SGS holds workshop looking at the HALT and HASS procedures to help electronic component manufacturers achieve quality and reliability targets. Read more...
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Mar 30, 2017, 10:53 AM
The EU has updated its guidance for manufacturers on the use of verification tolerances, as laid down in delegated acts, and intended for use only by market surveillance authorities.Read more...
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Mar 30, 2017, 9:41 AM
On March 2, 2017, the CPSC removed “Safety Standard for Magnet Sets” 16 CFR 1240 from the Code of Federal Regulations following a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals. Read more...
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Mar 24, 2017, 1:31 PM
The legislation governing South Korea’s KC Certification, the mandatory scheme which ensures the safety of electrical and electronic products offered for sale, has recently undergone some changes. Read more...