Press Releases

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Jul 22, 2018, 7:37 AM
With demand for jewelry growing around the world, authorities are introducing regulations to protect their citizens. SGS offers advice on how to ensure products comply with the right standards for a target market.Read more...
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Jul 22, 2018, 7:20 AM
The introduction of two international standards for non-electrical equipment used in explosive atmospheres – ISO 80079-36 and ISO 80079-37 – means there are now standards suitable for use in the world-wide IECEx certification scheme. SGS explains their…Read more...
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Jul 21, 2018, 11:29 AM
The CEN has announced major revisions to toy safety standard EN 71-1 covering the requirements for cords and projectiles. Read more...
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Jul 21, 2018, 11:15 AM
Canada has updated its Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist by amending four entries and adding the colorant Pigment 4. Read more...
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Jul 20, 2018, 10:15 AM
Following the opinion of the SCCS, the EU has allowed the use of MBBT (Nano) as a UV filter in cosmetic products. The change comes with certain restrictions. Read more...
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Jul 20, 2018, 10:05 AM
The ECHA has added ten new substances to the Candidate List, bringing the total number of SVHCs to 191. Read more...
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Jul 20, 2018, 9:49 AM
The EU has included EN 62841-3-13:2017, safety requirements for transportable drills, in its list of harmonized standards to Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.Read more...
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Jul 19, 2018, 1:20 PM
SGS has developed, in combination with NIR Industry, the OEDTest – an innovative testing solution to help cosmetic manufacturers verify the absence or presence of estrogenic disruptive activityRead more...
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Jul 18, 2018, 9:55 PM
SGS has developed STAS – a data acquisition and motion control platform that reduces the time it takes for manufacturers of EE to get their products to the marketplace.Read more...
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Jul 18, 2018, 9:44 PM
Following a workshop held in Riyadh by SASO and SEEC, our SGS expert explains some of the changes affecting electrical appliances destined for the Saudi Arabian market.Read more...