Press Releases

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Oct 5, 2018, 9:56 AM
The European Union is introducing restrictions and prohibitions on the use of extracts and oils from various members of the flower genus Tagetes. Compliance with the new rules for cosmetic products begins in 2019. Read more...
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Oct 1, 2018, 3:18 PM
Argentina has circulated a proposal to change the labeling requirements for all new footwear. Read more...
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Sep 28, 2018, 12:32 PM
ECHA begins public consultation on six potential SVHCs. Interested parties have until October 19, 2018, to submit their comments.Read more...
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Sep 26, 2018, 11:51 AM
Australia and New Zealand have published a new version of their standard for office furniture. AS/NZS 4442:2018 supersedes the 1997 version of the standard.Read more...
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Sep 26, 2018, 11:43 AM
On July 1, 2018, China’s new national standard for baby carriers – GB/T 35270-2017 – came into effect. Read more...
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Sep 26, 2018, 10:15 AM
With counterfeiting of consumer goods on the rise, SGS invites stakeholders to its first Brand Protection Summit in Paris in October 2018.Read more...
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Sep 18, 2018, 1:54 PM
Health Canada has issued warnings about the risks associated with the use of teething necklaces aimed at children aged up to three years of age. Read more...
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Sep 14, 2018, 12:54 PM
The US CPSC has approved the final rule for booster seats. Following the requirements of safety standard ASTM F2640–18, it will become effective on January 2, 2020. Read more...
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Sep 14, 2018, 12:46 PM
The US CPSC has approved the final rule for baby changing products. Following safety standard ASTM F2388-18, it will become effective on January 2, 2019. Read more...
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Sep 10, 2018, 12:12 PM
SGS approved to offer laboratory testing of cellular-connected IoT against the CTIA’s new IoT Cybersecurity Certification test plan.Read more...