Press Releases

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Nov 21, 2016, 7:45 PM
On December 1, 2016, Japan will implement new care label standards for clothing and textiles, under the Household Products Quality Labelling Law. Read more...
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Nov 16, 2016, 1:47 PM
Following several fire-related incidents in Hong Kong, the effectiveness of fire-resistant doors has come under greater scrutiny. Read more...
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Nov 16, 2016, 9:31 AM
The EU has issued a draft regulation to restrict perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and similar substances under Annex XVII of REACH. If approved, a phased implementation of the regulation will begin in 2020. Read more...
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Nov 15, 2016, 2:17 PM
With perchloroethylene dry-cleaning solvents being phased out, SGS has partnered with GreenEarth Cleaning LLC to develop a new silicone-based dry-cleaning testing service for garments.Read more...
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Nov 15, 2016, 1:52 PM
Following continuous growth in India’s textiles and footwear sector, SGS has opened a new larger state-of-the-art testing facility in Gurgaon, India, offering manufacturers faster turn-around times. Read more...
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Nov 15, 2016, 1:07 PM
SGS looks at the differences in certification between an electrical device for home use and a medical electrical device for home use.Read more...
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Nov 15, 2016, 12:38 PM
SGS has created Cradle to Cradle Certified™ for manufacturers meeting the demand for safer, environmentally responsible, products.Read more...
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Nov 14, 2016, 12:05 PM
95% of customers declared themselves delighted with the service they have received from SGS Baseefa.Read more...
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Nov 11, 2016, 4:43 PM
Turkey has published a new set of Toy Safety Regulations, adopted from European Union Standards. They will come into effect on April 4, 2017. Read more...
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Nov 4, 2016, 12:33 PM
SGS launches a series of free webinars looking at regulatory updates, market trends and insights affecting toy and juvenile products. These online seminars will be held in Q4 2016.Read more...