Press Releases

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Oct 5, 2017, 9:18 AM
The US CPSC has approved the final rule for its infant bouncer seat safety standard. The new standard will become effective in March 2018.Read more...
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Sep 28, 2017, 3:32 PM
The EU has issued proposals to strengthen the migration limit for chromium (VI) in certain toy materials. If adopted, the changes could become effective in the third quarter of 2019.Read more...
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Sep 28, 2017, 9:34 AM
The ECHA has launched its second public consultation of 2017 on nine potential SVHCs. If accepted, the Candidate List will expand to 182. Read more...
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Sep 28, 2017, 9:23 AM
From April 21, 2018, domestic oven gloves and mitts will be classified as category II PPE, under new EU regulations. SGS offers advice on how to comply with the new rules. Read more...
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Sep 27, 2017, 11:10 AM
Discover SGS’s extensive range of brand protection solutions and services. Join our experts at the Global Brand Protection Summit’s Technology Innovation Zone.Read more...
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Sep 26, 2017, 9:50 AM
SGS has received accreditation as a qualified training provider for the ZDHC chemical management program in the textile and footwear sectors.Read more...
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Sep 26, 2017, 9:40 AM
The new RED directive, effective June 13, 2017, includes three new standards for broadcast sound and video receiver equipment (EN 303 345, EN 303 340, EN 303 372-2).Read more...
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Sep 21, 2017, 2:47 PM
SGS has been appointed as a Notified Body for (EU) 2016/425, the new European Regulation on Personal Protective Equipment.Read more...
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Sep 19, 2017, 10:27 AM
SGS’s laboratory in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, has been certified by OSHA as an NRTL capable of performing certification on lighting used in hazardous locations – UL 844.Read more...
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Sep 19, 2017, 10:20 AM
The EU has issued new draft proposals for the use of BPA in food contact materials and articles. The proposals amend current draft legislation and could become effective in late 2018.Read more...